Originally Posted by lufcrazy
the definition of stand out is that it was a fight everyone wanted to see. Hate unified cw and then defeated Barret, value, and Ruiz to secure a consensus number 3 ranking.
It's a very recent fight, I'm surprised you don't recall the demand for the fight.
I've never doubted the demand for the fight.
What I said was : "He didn't do much to establish himself as the best available challenger
for Wlad - I mean, he was not a stand-out challenger in pure fighting terms.
The never said he didn't stand out in publicity terms. In fact I'm at pains to explain that that is very much what he did !