why do people not see the WBF title as "REAL"

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by WordGreat, Jul 10, 2019.


  1. WordGreat

    WordGreat New Member Full Member

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    Tell me then why did roy Jones who owned the wbc wba ibf at the time fight for the wbf title vs antonio tarver
     
  2. ellerbe

    ellerbe I have spoken Full Member

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    Do you work for the WBF sanctioning body by any chance?
     
  3. POTUS

    POTUS Boxing by the numbers Full Member

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    I prefer the ever so special WBC pearl
     
  4. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

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    I prefer the WWE title.
     
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  5. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    He sounds like the president, CEO, executive committee and janitor rolled into one ;)
     
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  6. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    When I hear of the WBF belt I think WTF is that. Then I realise that there are already 4 major belts and with some of those belts about 5 champions per weight class and think to myself this sucks.
     
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  7. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I hereby proclaim that the WBF is forever known as the WTF belt on these forums. We all know what WTF means
     
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  8. Tramell

    Tramell Well-Known Member Full Member

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    There's a WBF belt? I thought that stood for World Boxing Forum:eek:
     
  9. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Because Tarver had a name. The "belt" - and I use that term generously - was irrelevant.
     
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  10. mirkofilipovic

    mirkofilipovic ESB Management Full Member

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    I think world famous kickboxer Mike Bernardo was one of the prolific champions of the WBF.
     
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  11. eltirado

    eltirado Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    • The IBF had some hard time until Larry Holmes & Michael Spinks
    • The WBO had a much harder time until Joe Calzaghe & Naseem Hamed

    IBF was lucky to get Larry Holmes & Michael Spinks on boat early (for many reasons it worked)

    WBO (for long was known as the WBOgus), tried so hard their first man was Moorer they belted him early, but Moorer was not a WBO tileholder on the eve of his biggest win for WBA & IBF, after the Moorer horrible investment the WBO tried Arum & his hottest prospect DLH, things looked fine for 2 years DLH was sparking contenders & defending his WBO 135 (and 130)...but Arum dumped the WBOgus for the WBC right before DLH big win vs Chavez Sr in 1996, so the WBO missed out on defeating the WBC.

    The WBO got tired from the USA pimps & things worked out better for them in the UK Calzaghe & Hamed beat other titleholders while they were WBO champions & from their on the WBO became a respected belt

    When WBF champions beat WBC/WBA/WBO/IBF champions, the belt will get respect, especially if the sanctioning fees are better...For now its nothing worth paying any sanctioning fees
     
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  12. Tramell

    Tramell Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Nice class. I also rate Manny as one who gave some cred to WBO.
     
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  13. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Audley harrison
     
  14. Oreet Cha!

    Oreet Cha! Always poor, never bored (IDLES) Full Member

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    Without checking - because I can't be bothered searching - I am 99% certain that Joe Bugner held one of these minor "World Belts" when he was aged about 50 or so.

    Says it all.
     
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  15. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    That's all you need to know when we're talking credibility :lol:
     
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