Prograis pulls out of WBSS final

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  1. granth

    granth Active Member Full Member

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    According to Dan Rafael on ESPN. He and his promoter have filed a lawsuit to free him from WBSS contract after they missed hard deadlines to file purse money in escrow.
     
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  2. Can I box

    Can I box Member Full Member

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    Why is he arsed about deadline? Doesn’t he wanna win Ali Trophy, unify and prove he’s the best? Poor from him.
     
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  3. FinitoxDinamita

    FinitoxDinamita Member booted Full Member

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    This is prize fighting and he needs to be payed for his work. Ali Trophy looks cheap and isn’t worth anything.

    Prove he is the best? Lol this isn’t some fairytale bro where boxers fight strictly for glory.

    It’s all about the business and if Prograis isnt getting paid, he needs to sue and drop out of the finals.
     
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  4. UKboxingfan

    UKboxingfan Well-Known Member Full Member

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    What’s with these Lou dibella fighters ?? Very moody that fella, can’t be a coincidence.

    Prograis wants none of Taylor.
     
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  5. The Ogdoad

    The Ogdoad Well-Known Member booted Full Member

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    Second time the WBSS has done that, and they are keeping the fighters on the shelf too long when both fighters have been ready to go.
     
  6. WhataRock

    WhataRock Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    What a dogs breakfast.
     
  7. NasalSpray

    NasalSpray Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Notice its always Josh Taylors opponents that try and get out of their contracts? @Serge
     
  8. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Very disappointed in The Rougarou, this just has the look and feel of a ***** move. I expected more out of him, hopefully he gets this out of his system and gets over it and gets his ass back in the WBSS. It will forever be a blight on him if he ducks the Taylor match and in this fashion. He needs to think about the long term ramifications this will have on his career and image, which will be far worse than a loss to Taylor would be. Not a good look at all Regis
     
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  9. Can I box

    Can I box Member Full Member

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    So they weren’t gonna pay him at all? Winning this fight would have opened up bigger pay days.
     
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  10. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    I don't like how this is prograissing...
     
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  11. granth

    granth Active Member Full Member

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    To be honest I don't blame him. Read this.

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    It sounds like WBSS are struggling to come up with the money and have not set a date for the fight by the date they should have. Essentially they're in breach of contract.
     
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  12. Nonito Smoak

    Nonito Smoak Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    WBSS has always had question marks and problems with all of them.
     
  13. Xplosive

    Xplosive Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Prograis isnt ducking ****.

    These guys risk their lives to get PAID! As a fan dont be stupid enough to think titles, legacy, ect should supersede their check.

    The WBSS is shady.
     
  14. Rock0052

    Rock0052 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    You're right.

    Shame, as I love the concept and the tourneys overall.
     
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    Rock0052 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Looking at the numbers involved,Taylor and Prograis would make more money if they just fought outside the WBSS. Seeing what DAZN has been paying others, the loser of such a big fight only getting $700k seems pretty low.
     
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