Originally Posted by Light_Speed
You mean Todd Duboeuf right? For a second I thought Shia LeBouf was getting into the boxing business, following in 50 Cent and Snookie's footsteps LOL.
They did sign some good amateurs but they have a long way to go before making their mark in the pro ranks.
lol...yeah that's what I meant (Duboeuf).
One thing I will say is GBP isn't great at creating buzz for their fighters. Floyd is pretty much a self made man but you have to think that if Canelo was with Top Rank....they would have him looking like an absolute killer right now.
When you think about how they develop guys and the buzz they create....they will always be a player in boxing.
Cotto's buzz up until 2008
Pacquiao's run as the mexicutioner, then his post Oscar buzz
DLH in his prime
Margarito's post Cotto buzz
I mean they know how to match guys to make their fighters look like Killers/beast. People get mad and criticize them, but that's the whole point of being a promoter.....to make your fighter look like a machine.
Until GBP can do that....they won't pull away from the crowd. they have the talent, but look at what happens to their fighters. I mean as soon as they look good, they go out and get destroyed.
Ortiz, Kirkland, Maidana, Khan.....and the list goes on. For some reason they have the worst match making skills in boxing.