WBC Names New Weight Division (200-224 Pounds) BRIDGER...

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Pakkuman, Nov 9, 2020.

  1. El Gallo Negro

    El Gallo Negro Active Member banned Full Member

    Nov 8, 2020
    A shameless attempt to make Usyk a two division champ
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  2. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    I hope boxers realise that this is the money grab it is and give the division and the new belt a skip.
  3. Decker

    Decker Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 7, 2007
    We seem to be in a slight minority here, but adding a division between CW and the super HWs is needed. I think the took too long to create the max 200# CW div.

    I don't know if the OP is joking (I think he is) but Bridgeweight is ridic. Just call it SCW. Lots of good fights could take place there.
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  4. kostya by ko

    kostya by ko Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 18, 2005
    They should have called it 'Wilderweight', after the boxer they created the division for.
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  5. Decker

    Decker Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 7, 2007
    Why stop there, might as well call it Loonyweight :sisi1
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  6. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    Lol what?
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  7. eltirado

    eltirado Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 31, 2013
    It's good to be self-aware, the majority still wants less divisions. If we have to force-feed the majority a new division (thinking we know something they missed), it better have an excellent championship fight from the get go:

    Wilder vs Usyk

    For the new belt creating a new strong base for the belt line, an expensive fight for everybody, but the WBC need to invest in their own new belt and waive fees for this first fight, if they want to make history...the fans already know this division will be contested between Usyk and Wilder, so the fight needs to be made right away (assuming Wilder and Usyk are interested in this new division)

    The opposition will soften up if Wilder vs Usyk is announced as the opening fight for the belt. Then WBC will have a new generous nipple to milk
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  8. Nopporn

    Nopporn Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 4, 2007
    WBC is World Boxing Crap. I remember that this crappy boxing organization initially set up 12 round fight instead of 15 round fight. Now it's establishing a new division called "Bridger Division" WTF!
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  9. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    I honestly thought this was a joke when I read the title. I have no problem with the creation of another man-sized division but that name actually makes me feel genuinely nauseous. It looks disgusting, sounds disgusting and the thought of being announced as the Bridger Weight champion of the world just sounds absolutely ridiculous. What imbecile thought that up and even worse decided to give it the green light? I would hate to see their CCA because they must be totally devoid of any semblance of style to come up with a name as ugly and awful as that.
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  10. chatty

    chatty Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 18, 2009
    Im sure the WBC and WBA are in a contest to see who can come up with the most moronic bull**** to ruin boxing and for a while the WBA seemed to be cruising to victory but the WBC have really upped their game in the last year and have took a decisive lead
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  11. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

    Jan 18, 2010
    That makes Bridger Walker the first WBC Bridger champion then, right?!

    Also not to be confused with a worldchampion Bridger (the old folks card game).
  12. Jimmy Elders

    Jimmy Elders Ha ha bye bye intentional cuck banned Full Member

    Jul 31, 2020
    I like the story of this Bridger kid but sorry bridgerweight sounds absolutely ****
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  13. Limerickbox

    Limerickbox Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 18, 2015
    Usyk? Gassiev?

    Theres plenty of guys in the 230s at HW who could make this weight.

    I think the idea is fine. You cant really tell me that Usyk and Tyson Fury belong in the same division.

    I think they could do with amalgamating some of the smaller divisions to be more in line with the amateur weighst though.
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  14. ForemanJab

    ForemanJab Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 8, 2014
    Hopefully none of the other sanctioning bodies follows suit. HW is already thin on talent as it is.
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  15. 007 373 5963

    007 373 5963 Member Full Member

    May 30, 2020
    I'd be fine with 175-190 cruiserweight, and 190-210 bridgerweight. But 224? With the normal dehydrate/rehydrate routines for making weight, that means some of these 224lbers are going to be fighting at very typical HW weights of 230-240. This will hurt the HW division which has already been fairly weak these days.
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