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Old 11-28-2012, 05:37 PM   #16
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Default Re: why are we not producing any solid 140lb & 147lb fighters?

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Originally Posted by Logan_87 View Post
in british boxing at the moment, we seem to be producing a lot low and high weight fighters, but not enough light welters and welters. we got the bantamweights, we got the flyweights, we got the super middles, middles, and heavyweights, but not enough welters and light welters. we need a few coming through who can provide a solid test for the likes of broner, rios, matthysse, bradley, etc. we have kell brook and (although not sure about him) amir khan, but we need more.

why do you think this is?
To be honest i think this is random garbage!

When as a nation have we produced "solid" fighters in every single weight class? it simply will not happen .....

Brook is the nations hope for the WW's, Ricky Burns may one day fight @140, i imagine he'd apply himself pretty well there, domestically the 147 lb weight class has produced some pretty good fights and fighters, not world beaters but solid guys, i imagine Gavin will be in a couple of good fights this year too
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