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Old 09-01-2009, 05:32 PM   #22
Flea Man
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Default Re: Do alphabet titles dilute fighters legacies and punish them in the long run?

Originally Posted by teeto View Post
Well yeah that's the knock on effect that can be derived from the alphabet soup situation, but in general, we'll only look at who they fought and beat in years to come so that's all that counts. Alphabet titles, pain in our purist asses for sure eh Flea?
Exactly. Even moreso than that, we have the ability to watch a lot more of boxing than was available to previous generations.

I can see for example, that regardless of the names on his resume, Sven Ottke wasn't THAT good. Good? No doubt. The names? Impressive.

But the fighter? Meh.
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