Boxing  

Forum Home Boxing Forum European British Classic Aussie MMA Training
Go Back   Boxing News 24 Forum > Boxing > British Boxing Forum


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-04-2012, 05:51 PM   #1
doug.ie
broadcasting from a shed
East Side Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: sligo, ireland
Posts: 5,992
vCash: 75
Default riddle me this about cotto v trout

correct me if i am wrong on any of this....i could well be

the fight was for the wba super-welterweight world championship....this is what the tv captions had and it is what the ref said to the boxers when they met in the centre of the ring before the fight.

on boxrec it is listed as the wba world light-middleweight title.

there is also a 'super' world champion at light-middle for the wba....if my sums are correct that is still floyd mayweather.

so...if the tv captions on the fight broadcast and the ref are both correct...and it is officially the super-welterweight title.....would that make floyd mayweather the wba super, super-welterweight champion of the world?

things like this bother me
doug.ie is online now  Top
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 12-04-2012, 06:12 PM   #2
kasabian19
Journeyman
ESB Jr Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 168
vCash: 1000
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

LOL. Super-welterweight and Light-Middleweight are the same thing. I believe the WBA and WBC use this term instead of Light-middleweight.
kasabian19 is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:18 PM   #3
doug.ie
broadcasting from a shed
East Side Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: sligo, ireland
Posts: 5,992
vCash: 75
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

no...thats my point...i know its the same weight....i'm asking what is the official name in the wba....super-welter or light-middle ?
doug.ie is online now  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:27 PM   #4
icemax
Indian Red
East Side VIP
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Yorkshire
Posts: 13,619
vCash: 664
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

Quote:
Originally Posted by doug.ie View Post
no...thats my point...i know its the same weight....i'm asking what is the official name in the wba....super-welter or light-middle ?
I know what you mean, but its just ****ed my head up thinking about it
icemax is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:42 PM   #5
Markyboy86
Belt holder
ESB Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 1,736
vCash: 75
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

WBA Super Welterweight Super champion?
Markyboy86 is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:46 PM   #6
icemax
Indian Red
East Side VIP
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Yorkshire
Posts: 13,619
vCash: 664
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

Quote:
Originally Posted by Markyboy86 View Post
WBA Super Welterweight Super champion?
I read it WBA Super Super Welterweight Champion....that'd make him a middleweight
icemax is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:47 PM   #7
Jakemilo
Journeyman
ESB Jr Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 164
vCash: 500
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

Isn't there a body calls champs jr not light or super or have I imagined it
Jakemilo is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 06:54 PM   #8
SkillspayBills
Mandanda Running E-Pen
East Side VIP
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 10,854
vCash: 500
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

In U.S Light Middle is Junior Middleweight, Have no clue why the WBA are calling it Super Welterweight but no point trying to understand the logic of these people there insane..
SkillspayBills is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 07:12 PM   #9
DDDUUDDDEE
Undisputed Ambien (taker)
East Side Guru
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 8,812
vCash: 500
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

I think the WBA is run by 8 year olds with down syndrome, that's the only explanation.
DDDUUDDDEE is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2012, 07:17 PM   #10
1PunchKO95
The Irish Drunk
ESB Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Ireland
Posts: 1,120
vCash: 375
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

Quote:
Originally Posted by DDDUUDDDEE View Post
I think the WBA is run by 8 year olds with down syndrome, that's the only explanation.
.
1PunchKO95 is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2012, 05:27 AM   #11
doug.ie
broadcasting from a shed
East Side Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: sligo, ireland
Posts: 5,992
vCash: 75
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

ok...got me answer...
so it's the wba super-welterweight championship...not, officially, the wba light-middleweight championship

floyd mayweather is, officially, the wba super super welterweight champion.
austin trout is, offically, the wba super welterweight world champion.

and thomas hearns has the wba super welterweight super belt.


so...if i'm thinking right...boxrec are wrong to call it the wba light-middleweight title, as, officially that title doesn't exist.....have i got that right??.....even thought light-middle and super-welter are the same weight of course......??

easy sport to follow.


[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
doug.ie is online now  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2012, 06:16 AM   #12
Redwood
Gatekeeper
ESB Full Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 399
vCash: 500
Default Re: riddle me this about cotto v trout

In years past, the WBC and WBA always used different terminology for these "in between" divisions, to use 154 division as an example, the WBC would call it "super welterweight" and the WBA would call it "junior middleweight". This was the case for many years, and as close to consistency as these division names got. I guess nowadays there is much less consistency in these terms.
Redwood is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Reply

Boxing News 24 Forum > Boxing > British Boxing Forum

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:04 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Boxing News 24 Forum 2013