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Old 12-30-2012, 07:45 AM   #10
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Default Re: Which British fighter......

Originally Posted by thistle1 View Post

there were only 8 divisions NOT 17!!!

ONE world champion and the Lonsdale Belt for many a year was as good as.
Fighters had to earn their right at a title fight the long & hard way... and many who could have never got near titles such was the comp.

Britain ruled boxing in the lower weights, and our Champions & Leading Contenders were the real deal...

the only reason we have more as you put it, is because of the 17 weight divisions and at least 5 possible world title belts to pursue and achieve after only having fought anywhere from 15 - 25 fights.

Well said.
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