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Hearn: AJ might have to drop one of the belts

Discussion in 'General Boxing Forum' started by jmashyaka, Apr 21, 2017.



  1. jmashyaka

    jmashyaka Boxing Addict Full Member

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    First of all I know AJ has Wlad to deal with first which is a hard fight to assess. However if he deals with Wlad in quick fashion then he has two mandatories in Pulev and Ortiz, I know which one he will be keen to take out of the two. The IBF seems to be the strictest in regards to mandatories so it makes the most sense to get Pulev out of the way first as he is awful imo. I think Hearn will use this two mandatories as an excuse to drop that WBA belt especially as he doesn't promote Ortiz anymore, he will view that fight as high risk low reward.

    Tyson Fury has messed up everything if we have 4 champs now the HW division will be another joke of a division where there will be little chance of an undisputed champ, I hope AJ keeps both belts and goes on to unify with the other champs by 2019.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. woodzo

    woodzo Active Member Full Member

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    pulev july/aug
    ortiz dec

    its easily "do-able" .. just seems today that the common trend is to only fight 2x a year
     
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  3. Likely lad

    Likely lad Active Member booted Full Member

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    Yearn is right, britian is weighed down by all the world titles, it might sink at this rate, like atlantis
     
  4. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 Active Member Full Member

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    Has Pulev been officially made mandatory? i thought it was still up in the air after Parker went WBO route
     
  5. jmashyaka

    jmashyaka Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He is definitely the mandatory why do you think he has been beating up the likes of Peters and Johnson in Bulgaria, he's just binding his time for that last big pay day when AJ or Wlad blast him into retirement.
     
  6. andrewa1

    andrewa1 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Hhhm, opening up the possibility of non unification is making me lean a bit more in the direction of wanting Wlad to win. What's the point if AJ never unifies, or draws it out unnecessarily.