Originally Posted by Stonehands89
No -the prestige those belts are accorded comes not from the fighters' outlook on them, but from the media. If the media ever decides to stop intellectually financing them, the prestige of the belts will diminish exponentially and the fighters will begin to resent being extorted for sanctioning fees for something that is ignored, that has zero prestige.
on this point i wholly agree. I hope the media dismisses as much as you do.