Is Josh Taylor Known by Most People in Scotland?

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  1. JunlongXiFan

    JunlongXiFan Active Member Full Member

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    If you asked a random Scottish person who Josh Taylor is, would they know?
     
  2. James Hudson

    James Hudson Member Full Member

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    Some would....some wouldnt!! He gets decent coverage in media like the newspapers.....just cos sky havent featured him up till now makes many folk think he is some stranger
     
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  3. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

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    Aye, he's known from Dunnet Head to The Mull of Galloway

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  4. heerko koois

    heerko koois Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Jim Watt is the most famous scottish boxer there is i think
     
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  5. Boxing Gloves

    Boxing Gloves Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Not most people, no.
     
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  6. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

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    He even received a hero's welcome in Prestonpans which is an obscure little fishing town that nobody in Scotland (outside of Prestonpans of course) has ever heard of before
     
  7. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    He needs a fight in Scotland which is his next mandatory I think.
     
  8. TheVet

    TheVet Member Full Member

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    No one knows him - he is plain and boring with zero star appeal.
     
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  9. WhataRock

    WhataRock Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    People know the name but cannae pick him out of a line up.
     
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  10. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

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    He will get there, has had rapid success without a huge amount of media fanfare.
     
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  11. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

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    what he is for sure is overrated. In scotland and out of scotland too.
     
  12. BoxingDialogue

    BoxingDialogue Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If he was from England he’d be a huge star
     
  13. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    No, I have relatives in Scotland and they`ve never heard of his, his fights wouldn`t have done good PPV numbers in Scotland really.
     
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  14. bbjc

    bbjc Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I,d say no. Hes not really been well promoted over here. Was with the mcguigans who actually done well with his career in terms of getting him the right fights at the right time etc. But looks like its hard to get a lot of coverage over here if your not named eddie hearn.

    Tbf if he fights in scotland he,d sell out arenas because theres enough that know of him but the average man on the street doesnt know him too well i,d say...more the people that have an interest in boxing.

    I m not sure how many times hes actually boxed in scotland. They,ve not really built his name here. Think with the sky deal his name will get bigger tho...after his last win he started getting more plaudits in the media etc. One or two fights away from a big breakthrough over here tho i think.
     
  15. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    they now mention josh in with the shipping forecast
     
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