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Old 05-05-2010, 07:18 AM   #1
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Default British World Title challengers in the 80's

Hey as you may or may not know i am compiling a lsit of all British "world" title challengers but need a little help. I am looking for all the British "world" (WBO WBA IBF WBC) title challengers from the 80's most of the obvious ones i know its the obscure fighters that didnt win or were not as well known that i have problems with so any and all suggestion will be welcome
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Old 05-05-2010, 07:53 AM   #2
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I was going to say Michael Watson, but he didn't beat Benn until '89, and didn't get his shot until '90.
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Off the top of my head i have Mccrory Benn Bruno Honeyghan Andries Mckenzie Minter
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Old 05-05-2010, 08:20 AM   #4
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steve boyle 1989 wbc international andy holigan think that might of been early 90s tho for wbc and terry marsh he for some sort of title ibo a think in the 80s and jim mcdonnel got beat against azuma nelson in 89 you could say barry mcguigan aswell against cruz am sure theres many more tho
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Old 05-05-2010, 08:37 AM   #5
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Holligan was 93 against chavez i have compiled a complete 90's list of challengers and i am startin on the 80's now
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Old 05-05-2010, 01:32 PM   #6
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Ah... a quick look at boxrec, just outside, damn.. Johnny Nelson WBC title fight in January 1990.
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Old 05-05-2010, 01:39 PM   #7
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Pat Cowdell
Tony Sibson
Charlie Magri
Herol Graham
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Dave McAuley and Johnny Owen
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Dave McAuley (if we are counting NI)
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Old 05-05-2010, 01:44 PM   #11
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Terry Marsh, John Conteh, Sammy Reeson
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Old 05-05-2010, 01:57 PM   #14
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Maurice Hope defended in 1980 or is it just challengers?
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Old 05-05-2010, 01:58 PM   #15
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Its all fighters who fought in world title bouts succesful or not
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