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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

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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