Robert James "Bravo Man" Brant

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by IntentionalButt, Dec 3, 2019.

  1. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Hysterical shrill Soros client queen. Staff Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    He returns January eleventh as the co-feature to Jesse Hart vs. Joe Smith, Jr. on ESPN. His opponent is still TBA, in his first outing since losing the WBA middleweight title in a rematch with Ryōta Murata (who is scheduled to defend against Steven Butler the day before Christmas Eve; so either Brant didn't have a rubber match clause or elected not to exercise it).

    He's only 29 and has only been defeated by world class elites, so I think Brant still has plenty of upside. Should he target a trilogy fight with Murata, or seek an easier route? He is currently rated #10 by the WBC and #11 by the WBA. Theoretically, he could try and position himself for a crack at Jermall Charlo. The weakest titlist is probably Demetrius Andrade, but as of today Brant is absent from the WBO's top 15.

    Also...there were some vague whispers recently of a match-up in 2020 pitting Brant against Liam Williams (WBC #4). That ...would be a corker. And the winner a categorically worthy challenger for (and danger to?) Charlo. :deal:

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