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Old 11-22-2012, 06:30 AM   #84
dendy
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Default Re: What would all of the bull*****ers hating on Ricky Burns have said if...

It is double standards.

Take away all of the promotional babble and what you are left with is two world class opponents who should fight.

Both seem to want the fight but one has arrogantly informed us that he will not be travelling to make the fight happen. To my knowledge Ricky Burns is a stand up fella who would travel to the states if he was given the deal he deserves as a champion. He would have been hung out to dry if he was talking like broner..

Broner looks to be outrageously good but he is not really a massive draw yet and is already operating as if "the usa is the home of boxing" rule applies to him. An arrogance that is indeed a double standard.

I would love to see broner over here against burns supported by a monster crowd. Maybe they should do what bute and froch did and agree to fight home and away and offer the travelling fighter some kind of protection through a re-match clause.

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