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Matt Christie investigates Ultimate Boxxer and its place in the sport today

Highlighting the best of the week’s stories WWW.BOXINGNEWSONLINE.NET

LTIMATE BOXXER returns this weekend for its third outing (see pages 28-29), pitting eight middleweight hopefuls against each other in the pursuit of the £16,000 star prize. When the competition first came along, with its 21st century bad spelling and a young team determined to take a chunk out of the burgeoning ‘casual’ market, the boxing hardcore – something of a territorial lot – almost unanimously turned their noses up at the concept.

‘So, it’s basically Prizefighter with unknown boxers,’ seemed to be the standard viewpoint of the eight-man, one-winner competition. And that’s exactly what it is, not so much a nod to the format of Prizefighter but a carbon copy; a one-night tournament of seven three-round fights that leaves one man standing at the end. Which should beg the question: What’s wrong with that?

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