Matchroom Schedule

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by TBC-ASAP, Jan 7, 2022.

  1. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I love his I will fight anyone attitude. But so soured knowing the WBC enable him to be juiced off his gills
     
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  2. Puroresu_Fan

    Puroresu_Fan Boxing Addict Full Member

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    It's not even just the money but it's the attitude boxing fans have where losing seems to mean a fighter was never really good, has a glass chin or his level is now fixated for life and coming back improved isn't possible.

    If the sport was more like MMA, ufc in particular where losing is expected and just accepted as part of the game I don't think fighters would be so reluctant to take hard fights before a title shot unless they recieve crazy money.

    Just look at how many fighters among weight classes that are unbeaten before they fight for a world title. It's difficult to believe that the sport has that many fighters that are elite avoiding defeat and not instead strategically plotting a route towards a world title shot where the risks are not as great.

    The sport really shouldn't be like that and the ranking systems don't help.

    We need to get away from a fighter being ranked for example as #4 with the WBC but because he hasn't fought under the WBA sanctions he is ranked outside the top 15 of the WBA rankings. That makes no sense at all.

    If we are going to have numerous rankings we should at least have a concensus of the the top #15 among all of them. They don't need to be the same 1-15 but examples such as AJ not being ranked inside the top 15 of the WBC rankings is completly ridiculous and makes no sense at all.
     
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  3. bbjc

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    Spot on post. Couldnt agree more tbh. Think we all know the different organisations are the big problem but fight fans dont help themselves where one loss makes you a pudding etc....and when their encouraging guys to take 20 percent after going down the right avenues etc.

    But imagine one organisation running it with a fair ranking system. Would change the sport completely.
     
  4. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict banned Full Member

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    Yes, and the likes of Chisora would be nowhere near a PPV.

    That presents your agenda with a bit of a conflict, doesn't it?
     
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  5. bbjc

    bbjc Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Absolutely no agenda whatsoever. The reality is that wont happen. Their will never be one organisation in charge. My view has always been the same...the only way you get the sport moving is by funding it. The way they,ve done that is by using ppv. You only need to look at parker, chisora, whyte and joshua to see its got them moving...fighting other ranked heavyweights. The alternative is doing what the rest have done...sat it out waiting on a big fight.

    We can wait forever...waiting months for decent fights moaning away constantly or realise it wont change anything and the fans need to fund it. Dont get me wrong...i dont want to fund it tbh...but the reality is the promoters dont really want to fund it....so the choice is fund it and get the sport moving or choose not to and wait longer for fights. Watch everyone avoid each other for years etc. Thats the reality. I know that because thats what most of ghe fighters have done for years. Whytes got a better resume in two years than pulev had a whole career. Parkers had a better resume than ortiz over 2 or 3 years up until ortiz got on ppv when he was 40 years old.
     
  6. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict banned Full Member

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    How did boxing survive before the existence of no-hopers like Chisora getting PPV?
     
  7. bbjc

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    The promoters left the building a long time ago in terms of promoting fighters that dont make money. Fighters prepared to wait it out for money shots. Thats exactly whats happened the last ten years.

    Just going over old ground here...but if you think you,ll stop ppv and boxing will benefit from it....your wasting your time. Someone has to fund it otherwise recent historys shown us fighters are prepared to wait it out over years fighting no hopers. Its always happened...underfumded for years and why we now need the casual fans.
     
  8. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Smith vs Vergas

    Vergas has Covid so off.
     
  9. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

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    Now the Smith fight has been delayed
     
  10. Bent-nose

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