Does the British title actually mean anything?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Austinboxing, Aug 3, 2022.

  1. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

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    It used to but the fact the 26th ranked Super Lightweight in Britain is fighting for it on Saturday makes a mockery of it.
     
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  2. im sparticus

    im sparticus There Ye Go. Full Member

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    Tbf I don't think there was anyone else volunteering to get in there with Dalton.
     
  3. BEATDOWNZ

    BEATDOWNZ Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Doesn't matter. A British boxer wanting to "get paid" doesn't need it.
     
  4. EJC83

    EJC83 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    It didn't take a page for this thread to start going down the "I'm right, you know nothing" path, can we just discuss like adults please?
     
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  5. Throwback

    Throwback New Member Full Member

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    It means a lot for me, especially when the belt is won outright, plus the title fights are more often than not, absolutely fantastic, and also plays it's part in local derby's, where the pride of raising that belt must be overwhelming.


    I think it's a terrific achievement, especially in today's Intercontinental nonsense belts
     
  6. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    yeah ok
    gone ask a british boxer
    tell them it means nowt
    you do know how much the originals were worth compared to a world title
    to make wise
    your obviously not British could be wrong
    i know a fighter whos won it
    your opion stands for nowt
    its like an arse hole
     
  7. channy

    channy 4.7.33 Full Member

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    It used to matter a lot to the fighter and the fans, some of the fights for that belt were absolute barnstormers and put most so called super fights to shame, sadly though with the money involved and all the different trinkets on offer it is shamefully being left behind.
     
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  8. FastLeft

    FastLeft Active Member Full Member

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    it was in past classic title very importance





     
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  9. FastLeft

    FastLeft Active Member Full Member

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  10. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict Full Member

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    It means a lot more to a lower level boxer than a top level boxer. I agree that due to the nature of belts its purpose seems obsolete in that it doesn’t mean you’re remotely close to the best in Britain.
     
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  11. WholeHeapOfStyle

    WholeHeapOfStyle New Member banned Full Member

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    thats only cause Dalton Smith has been ducked by the whole division
     
  12. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    finally
     
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  13. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    thank god
    im not surrounded totally by mogadons
     
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  14. jimmyonebomb

    jimmyonebomb Active Member Full Member

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    Maybe there’s some nowadays who bypass it but think most fighters still think a lot of it. I certainly do, think of all the classic British title fights we’ve seen over the years. Best looking belt there is as well by a mile
     
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  15. Murderers' Row

    Murderers' Row Well-Known Member Full Member

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    They should make it mandatory to go through the levels. English(possibly?) --> British --> European --> World

    Give the belt the respect that it deserves.
     
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