Boxing promoters, as their job title might suggest, are always trying to sell us things.
Fights, events, future stars; you name it and the chances are they’ll either big it up or talk it down depending on their association with it. As such, it’s difficult to trust the validity of a promoter’s word.
Bob Arum once said, “Yesterday I was lying. Today I’m telling the truth,” and that pretty much sums the business up.
With this in mind, we here at ProBoxing-Fans.com have dug deep to separate the reality from the bluster; the truth from the baloney. Over the coming weeks we will be evaluating and grading boxing’s most well known and established promotional organizations, including:
Our evaluations will be comprehensive, stringent and uncompromising. We will base our assessment grades upon the following criteria:
- Star names (points: 0 to 5)
- Stable depth (0 to 5)
- Fights made (0 to 5)
- Prospect building (0 to 5)
- Fighter protection & In-house fights (-5 to 0)
By the end of the 2015 Promoter Evaluation series, you will have full knowledge of who does and doesn’t deliver, who’s real and who’s ridiculous. In short, you’ll know all you’ll need to know about the boxing promoters of today.