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The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board: Year One

TBRB— click here for the boxing rankings — “Boxing is tainted,” said Floyd Mayweather a few weeks ago. “There are too many belts, too many champions.”

Anyone at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on September 14th would have noticed an Elvis-worthy display case featuring Mayweather’s robes, gloves, and boots from past bouts. Several acronym-emblazoned “championship” belts were also featured. In a moment of clarity, the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet waved them off— “I think we should have one belt and that’s it.” Continue reading