Originally Posted by Jonny5-9
How about Burns goes to the states and finally fights some genuinely world class opponents instead?
It's funny how the OP says Burns won't fight Broner then names a fight that is even less likely to happen as a substitute
Rees vs Burns just wouldn't happen, just like Broner vs Vazquez won't happen
Rees however, is another genuine world class fighter who gets shitted on all the time because he doesn't have the hype behind him (and yes, he does have a major weakness in stamina)
guys like Henry Lundy and Beltran get talked about more than Rees ffs and he is ten times the fighter they are. Rees wins a legit title by beating MBaye, but rather than get credit, the talk (from brits) was that MBaye didn't show up, it couldn't possibly be that Rees was just the better fighter. Then Rees gave Kotelnik a good run for his money at light welter (where he was TINY) before gassing and getting stopped late...that is his only loss, no shame there. And he has improved masively since then and is much stronger at lightweight
Mitchell and Murray were getting talked about a lot more than Rees, and Rees IMO is better than both (especially Murray)