Shanon Courtney vs Ebanie Bridge

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by TBC-ASAP, Mar 14, 2021.

  1. Here's Johnny

    Here's Johnny Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 18, 2015
    Seriously though.... has anyone seen the video of the woman who’s bum has exploded from bum implants? It’s shocking. Bridges implants look bulging surely that can’t be totally safe.
  2. cam2010

    cam2010 Member Full Member

    Apr 16, 2011
    Bbboc rules state no breast implants so we will see how they deal with this
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  3. Little brian

    Little brian Active Member Full Member

    Jul 21, 2019
    Has she got arse implants? Confirmed?
  4. alpo1

    alpo1 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    I noticed she had breast implants. Can't be safe to box with them.

    Not gonna lie, the plain lass who got covid is less attractive than these 2 but better wife material.
  5. Smudge_

    Smudge_ Teak tough Full Member

    Jan 23, 2018
    Silicone firmed.
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  6. Little brian

    Little brian Active Member Full Member

    Jul 21, 2019
    Will research now
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  7. jimmyonebomb

    jimmyonebomb Member Full Member

    Dec 5, 2010
    The womens divisions are very shallow, but i feel its like a chicken and egg situation, it will only get more depth and talent once it gets more exposure. Its a simple numbers game, the vast majority of pro boxers come through the grassroots amateur game, go into any amateur gym it will be 99% male. There are a variety of reasons for that, but one will be there are no female role models at the top of the sport for young women to look up to and be inspired by, they are told physical pursuits are not really for them in overt and more subtle ways.

    I feel like the womens game has got to go through this period however frustrating in order to get better in the future, and it will take time. Womens mma has been through this, and even mma itself.

    I agree though that this fight being given world title fight status is a bit of a joke and not helpful.
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  8. KingKO

    KingKO El Terrible Full Member

    Feb 2, 2019
    It's surely got to improve over the next few years. Women's MMA has some great fighters and is at an advanced stage to women's boxing but the depth is shallow in that as well.

    They need to change to 3 minute rounds and use the same gloves as the men for starters.
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  9. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    I prefer shorter rounds, because it is over with quicker.

    I don't think longer rounds and changing gloves would at all increase the popularity of women's boxing. People are not watching or participating because the rounds are not long enough and I doubt that most people know that women's gloves are different.
  10. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    I have no idea how the UK's top promoters are allowed to fill up their main televised (and PPV !) shows with women's bouts.
    It's disgraceful.
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  11. KingKO

    KingKO El Terrible Full Member

    Feb 2, 2019
    Longer rounds and 8oz gloves would help the fights finish quicker!
  12. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    That might be the case, but then there's no guarantee that the boxers would be as gung-ho as they normally appear to be whenever I watch (which is not very often, admittedly). They might end up being more cautious and more conservative to save energy.
  13. Twentyman

    Twentyman You dog nonce! Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    The problem with this fight is that it is not a reflection of the best in that division. Looking on boxrec Shannon is ranked at 13 whilst Bridge is ranked at 29. This is a promoter (and sell out organisation) whom are pulling strings to push their own agendas and pulling the wool over their viewers eyes trying to convince them that this is a legitimate title fight.

    Women's boxing does lack depth but there are 7 other more highly ranked fighters with the WBA than Courtenay. Bridge wasn't even ranked and suddenly gets chucked in at 9. So it's 8th vs 9th for a vacant belt and that is so so wrong. If that was happening with the men there would be a serious backlash.
  14. Erik

    Erik Active Member Full Member

    Oct 25, 2015
    I'm pretty certain these women aren't anywhere near powerful enough to do that kind of damage. Bridges norks should be safe.
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  15. Glenn McKrory

    Glenn McKrory M&S luxury pudding Full Member

    Jul 26, 2018
    It's just an Instagram fight isn't it? It all started with Eddie being involved with those YouTubers.

    To be fair, we're talking about it on here. Saying how bad it is, admittedly, but it'll likely get loads of attention from elsewhere too.

    Which isn't right, but Eddie's in it for the filthy lucre not the sport, as we well know.
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