Originally Posted by jeffjoiner
Yes, fighters need to be paid to compete, but purposely pricing yourself out of a fight shows no desire to actually compete.
Bailey is under the delusions that Joe was actually on the radar over here and ducked by RJJ. The quote from Joe proves that even if Joe was on the radar, he would price himself out of the fight.
I've never heard of Calzaghe pricing himself out of a fight.
On the other hand we know that Jones deliberately priced himself out of a fight with Micheal Nunn.
We know that Hopkins deliberately priced himself out of fighting Calzaghe in 2002.