Podcast: Why does winning a world title so rarely mean you’re the best in the world?

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On the Opening Bell podcast Alex Steedman and Matt Christie examine the complexities of a sport that continues to excite and frustrate in equal measure, considering Gervonta Davis’ ‘world title,’ Lomachenko, DAZN and more

GERVONTA DAVIS was hailed a ‘three-weight world champion’ after his latest victory at the weekend but the truth remains he’s yet to defeat anyone who can claim to be the best in the world.

Alex Steedman and Matt Christie examine the complexities of a sport that continues to excite and frustrate in equal measure. The return of Vasiliy Lomachenko is reviewed, so too Mike Costello’s move to DAZN and there’s a tribute to Brian London.

This Week In History goes back to a young Julio Cesar Chavez feasting on Roger Mayweather and the book recommendation focuses on some truly astonishing work from Barry Hugman.

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