Originally Posted by purephase
Did Erdei publicly announce this move? I recall him being legitimately surprised he had won a belt in a new division after the Fragomeni fight, further supported by his low weight for the fight. I understand why he'd no longer be recognized, but I wouldn't necessarily have any objections to people still recognizing him at light heavy either.
Erdei is on record saying this: "I wish Jürgen [Braehmer] a lot of fun and a lot of luck with the belt. He shouldn’t merely just lose it. Now I’m going to get the WBC belt of Mr. Fragomeni and become the first Hungarian boxer to win world titles in in two weight classes."