Originally Posted by Hands of Iron
Yeah well, Stoney is one of my favorite boxing writers but he can be pretty militant. Robinson was recognized as Champ by the primary, legitimate ranking body as well. Even represented it well with defenses against Doyle (#6), Docusen (#1), Gavilan (#1), Fusari (#5).
Stoney is a stonewall legend. His system is militant, rigid and exactly what boxing needs. It is only missing the prestige and universal acclaim required for such a system.
It's definitely the way forward, it's just not the way it is.