How Do You Define A Fighters Nationality

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Strongback, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. Limerickbox

    Limerickbox Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Chisors is a super patriotic Brit.

    Wears the UK bandana, supports Brexit.

    Born in Zimbabwe.
     
  2. Scratch

    Scratch Active Member Full Member

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    Two criteria.

    1. Is he any good?

    2. Does he have even the faintest connection to my nation?
     
  3. RightLeftCombo

    RightLeftCombo Active Member Full Member

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    People seem to love this B.S. don't they? :D

    If it's just country of birth, Dillian Whyte's Jamaican so. Could have sworn he was British born and bred listening to Sky Sports and the like. He's probably had a good few full English breakfasts now, so he might even consider himself a fully-fledged Englishman!
    I mean things have changed now, dudes, nationalities are more fluid now.

    ;)
     
  4. TBooze

    TBooze Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    So it is an abstract concept, and up to the individual. Makes sense to me.


    The other alternative is to say we are all Ethiopians.


    Either/or I am not bothered.
     
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  5. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    To me, they can be several nationalities, I would consider Joshua British/Nigerian I would consider Lewis British/Canadian/Jamaican, Tszyu Australian/Russian/South Korean
     
  6. Clinton

    Clinton Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    My man
     
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  7. Mike_b

    Mike_b Active Member Full Member

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    Hey man he is what he is, ain't no different than that
     
  8. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Tszyu sounded Russian to me in the post fight interview of the Hatton fight
     
  9. christpuncher

    christpuncher Active Member banned Full Member

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    Place of birth/parents background/where you're brought up and how.
     
  10. Scratch

    Scratch Active Member Full Member

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    Would it be wrong to suspect you're Australian?