How Do You Rate The Normal WBA Title?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by George Crowcroft, Nov 6, 2020.

How Do You Rate The Normal WBA Title?

  1. Yep, it's totally legit.

  2. Nah, it's a load of bollocks

  3. I think it's legit for GGG but no-one else coz I'm a cuck

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  1. sasto

    sasto Active Member Full Member

    Aug 5, 2020
    I don't like this one because the holder pretends to be the actual champ, you call it the Silver belt or the Interim belt everyone knows it's secondary.

    It creates degrees of freedom when they want to do something scandalous, same with the WBC franchise belt. Tank and Teo both just fought for the WBA championship, just not with each other. Meanwhile the franchise belt was supposed to be a non-transferrable designation but then it was just won in a fight while the "actual" WBC belt was won via email.
  2. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    It has never had any legitimacy.

    It reminds me of wrasslin' when they used to have the "world television title," but never explained that that meant and it would always be held by a little guy with a beer gut.

    Manuel Charr, I'm looking at you.
  3. Aussie Invader

    Aussie Invader Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 5, 2017
    all the belts are tainted because none of them are there for the greater good of boxing.
    can't have one champ (and therefore one COVETED belt per division) as things stand.
  4. kostya by ko

    kostya by ko Well-Known Member Full Member

    Feb 18, 2005
    Charr is very well rested. In a fight against Joshua you have to ask yourself which is more more well rested fighter?

    Obviously it's Charr. So you'd put him ahead on this logic. Therefore, the regular beltholder is superior to the superbeltholder.

    BTW ... Bryan is unbeaten ... so he'd be ahead of Joshua and Fury too.
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  5. Serge

    Serge The Rimetosser Mangler Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    King of the Gypsies
    British title
    English title
    Scottish title
    Irish title
    Welsh title
    European title
    Commonwealth title
    WBC Intercontinental title
    WBA Intercontinental title
    WBO Intercontinental title
    IBF Intercontinental title
    Southern Area title
    NABF title
    USBA title
  6. eltirado

    eltirado Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Jul 31, 2013
    Sir since you are an expert on this, I always wondered are pimps cucks? Are pimps a mercenary subgroup of the Cuck culture? or are cucks a social-mercenary subgroup of the Pimp culture?

    Will a GGG fan allow his idol to spend time with their primary lover. Fake cucks/pimps talk the talk, but get mad when access is demanded
  7. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    So @Mendoza @BCS8.... facts are in.

    GGG has nine title defences not twenty, by consensus.
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  8. Jimmy Elders

    Jimmy Elders Ha ha bye bye intentional cuck banned Full Member

    Jul 31, 2020
    I don’t rate it at all

    but the fighter makes the belt not the other way around
  9. Nonito Smoak

    Nonito Smoak Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Sep 8, 2010
    Belts mean nothing. The opponent is the only thing. A universally viewed lineal champion is an exception but even then it is not a physical belt so who cares... Judge each fight as its own.
  10. Safin

    Safin Active Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    Regardless of whatever way anyone sees it (demotion, reform or whatever), there can only be one legitimate belt per sanctioning body.

    The WBA (regular) is clearly not a world title. If that were the case, the second string belts of all sanctioning bodies would need to be referred to as world titles (perhaps with an adjustment in their title).

    There are countless examples, but who really considers Manuel Charr a heavyweight world champion? Why is the WBA (regular) not required in becoming the undisputed world heavyweight champion? It's because it's bogus, but if you are a big enough name, it may serve as a stepping stone and/or assist in the marketing of a fight to those who don't know any better.
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  11. gerryb

    gerryb Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 24, 2019
    No one here could win it. Id rate it extremely difficult to win. Guys here not rating it remind me of a young guy i work with calling certain professional sportsmen average during our sporty chit chats. Hes got a 15 sec 100m and a 60 kg bench.
  12. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    "Gennady Golovkin scored his 38th victory and 34th via knockout over Vanes Martirosyan at the 1:53 mark of the second round to win his historic 20th title defense – tying him with Bernard Hopkins for the most in middleweight history."

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  13. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 31, 2016
    No. It's like saying chads are virgins.
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  14. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    Someone wrote it on the internet? I guess it must be true....
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  15. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    Yeah, it's what the C stands for in @Pimp C.
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