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Old 07-12-2012, 01:06 PM   #1
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Default Fellow UK boxing fans. Was Ricky Hatton the one to put European boxing on the map?

In recent years that is...it seemed like there was a hiatus post Naseem...


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Old 07-12-2012, 01:08 PM   #2
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Default Re: Fellow UK boxing fans. Was Ricky Hatton the one to put European boxing on the map

no...

back on the map*? after naseem left... maybe...
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:18 PM   #3
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Default Re: Fellow UK boxing fans. Was Ricky Hatton the one to put European boxing on the map

UK always has been on the map. Hatton was an international star yes but I don't think he put us back on the map, we always have been...
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:19 PM   #4
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Default Re: Fellow UK boxing fans. Was Ricky Hatton the one to put European boxing on the map

British boxing, post Lennox.
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:21 PM   #5
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lennox was not very popular at all.
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:22 PM   #6
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Default Re: Fellow UK boxing fans. Was Ricky Hatton the one to put European boxing on the map

Everyone in the world knows who Lennox Lewis is
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:28 PM   #7
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Default Re: Fellow UK boxing fans. Was Ricky Hatton the one to put European boxing on the map

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Everyone in the world knows who Lennox Lewis is
In the US, casuals know Holyfield, Tyson, Ali. Then a little more informed boxing fans know Joe Louis and SRR.

Casuals don't know Lennox.
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:45 PM   #8
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Default Re: Fellow UK boxing fans. Was Ricky Hatton the one to put European boxing on the map

Everyone I have met on my travels (including over 2 years living in the U.S) who are sport minded have known who Lennox was if boxing was mentioned
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Old 07-12-2012, 02:28 PM   #9
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Everyone I have met on my travels (including over 2 years living in the U.S) who are sport minded have known who Lennox was if boxing was mentioned
they were sorry about your limey ass ,so they lied to you
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Old 07-12-2012, 02:32 PM   #10
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one of the worst thread titles i have ever seen ... kudos to you sir!
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Old 07-12-2012, 02:42 PM   #11
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lol it was probably the fact that boxing originated in england that put england on the map for boxing.
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