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I was recently talking to @Roe about Vitali and wether he could retire saying he was Heavyweight Champion of the world without being undisputed champion. With all the politics and various different titles around now it is a very difficult and sometimes rare feat to be undisputed.

For instance can Carl Froch ever claim to be World Champion?

Or although some fighters only ever held one title they are still heralded as World champions where as others arent.
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There aren't many who cold claim to be a real titlist tbh. Every year it seems to be getting more difficult as well with warring promoters and sanctioning bodies refusing unification's etc.

I think at current only Wlad, Ward, Martinez and possibly Estrada could have a claim to being a real world champion.
i wouldn't discount Mayweather from that list either.
What weight is Floyd the champ at?
Maybe you could have that as a security question for registration to the forum to keep muggins like me away who search high and low for a decent forum and then decide to register because its not full off arseholes?!

back on topic i agree chatty , Pacman would have been a defining fight but not as defining after he lost his 0 which Floyd still has a right to hence for me ,now it doesnt hold as much credibility as it could have.
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