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Old 10-19-2011, 07:40 PM   #11
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Default Re: Should a champion fight bums or multiple rematches to stay busy?

Originally Posted by KO KIDD View Post
agreed i hate when boxers fight 1 fight a year

after Floyd beat Ortiz and Manny beat Hatton was there a need to sit out 6 to 12 months

and to the OP champs fought bums in stay busy fights back then but many of those fights were not for the title
That's true, but in many ways, that makes it even worse because there's no real element of risk. I'd WANT my champ to put the title up every time. I want him to show supreme confidence even with the possibility that some 27-17 guy will manage to fight the fight of his life or, I dunno, bodyslam me on my shoulder and have it ruled a knock out.

Would it actually make it more acceptable if Wlad fought Mormeck in a non-title bout?
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