Originally Posted by DiegoFuego
A man who never did anything significant in boxing other than sort of float around pound for pound lists for years without ever fighting anyone or attempting to become a big name. God speed, great warrior. Hopefully there will be 50 more Asians to take his place this year and finish their careers similarly - without ever doing anything even remotely significant. Congrats.
HE had a good following in his respective demographic. And doesn't always make sense to come to the state just to be an opponent to someone when all the cards are stacked against you.
Imagine if every champion stays says **** comming to the US to fight and just stick to their country etc to fight. ALL U.S. will have is two slick boxers looking at each other for 12 rounds jingling jabs in front of an empty arena.