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Old 12-07-2009, 04:04 PM   #9
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Default Re: A classic view of the ring belt

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Originally Posted by lefthook31 View Post
The Ring belt now is tarnished with ODLH owning it
Especially historically. However we feel about it now (and I feel fine about it) how are people going to feel about it in seventy years? How can you take fights for a title seriously in retrospect when they were made by an institution (Ring) flat out owned by a promoter? You can't.

What is most disturbing about the governing bodies throughout history is the influence promoters and managers have over them. Here we have a case where a promoter flat out owns the supposed most respected one. Won't wash in historical terms. No way.
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