Originally Posted by bballchump11
How come this crap didn't apply to the lower weight classes
It's been answered above.
Why don't you give me your crap
The lower wt classes have a pool of millions
of top athletes to draw from.
Besides, if it wasn't for football (soccer to you), drawing away most top athletes from boxing in Europe and other non US areas - the US wouldn't be doing as well in the lower wt classes either
The above makes more sense than the "all the top US HWs are in the NBA/NFL" bs argument. You'd think there was less risk to become a HW fighter from Europe than in the US - like they fight with 30oz gloves or something in other parts of the world