Cab Driver

tl;dr : a derogatory term to refer to an opponent that is viewed as less than, over matched, not a risk Boxing has plenty of great terms and tropes. Some have entered the popular lexicon and some just stay in boxing. “Cab driver” is one that hearkens back to a simpler time, a time when

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Punch Drunk

tl;dr A hilarious and benign way of describing the effects of CTE* description of when fighters start to get silly 😜 in the later (and sometimes not so late) stages of life, lol ——————————————————————————————————————- *(CTE as in “Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy,” not CTE as in Career Technical Education which we all should have done and gone

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Franchise Champion

tl;dr a bullshit designation made by the WBC to protect Canelo Alvarez from having to face Jermall Charlo ——————————————————————————————————————– What is the franchise champion mean? Well it’s brand new so don’t worry for not knowing. Not only is it 10 minutes old, but it’s not real. In June 2019 the WBC all of the sudden

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AlphaBELT soup

tl;dr this is a Garrity term to express the abundance of belts and titles distinguishing a “champion” ————————————————————————————————————— So it’s a mess, and whether you are new or old you’ll be frustrated with the over saturation of “champions” in professional boxing. I am too! Here’s the main points. Anyone can really start a sanctioning body.

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