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Ross, Wald rip into Green

Cruiserweight Troy Ross, winner of Season 4 of The Contender television series, has called out IBO Champion Danny Green describing him as a fraud. “He defended his title against a guy who hadn’t fought in nearly 3 years last week, who was a light heavyweight that had retired on medical grounds,” stated Ross. “In his previous defense he pulled the same act dragging a middleweight who had fought one solitary round in 2 years in Manny Siacca? To add further insult he calls Paul Briggs a dog and humiliates him by hurling insults from inside the ring! I saw it on youtube and couldn’t believe it. In America he would be lucky to leave the ring alive with a low act like that – but in this case the commissions would never allow a farce like that to happen here in the first place.”

Contender Executive Producer Jeff Wald added, “It was sad to see Paul Briggs lured out of retirement and treated in the manner he was. Giving him little time to prepare when he hasn’t fought in 3 years is one thing but to then add to it by reducing the weight limit like that was simply insulting. The message is loud and clear – anywhere anytime Danny. Troy is happy to come to your backyard and knock you out in your home country. It’s sure to generate plenty of revenue because from what we are hearing over hear it looks like the Australian public will be happy to pay to see you knocked out…here is your golden opportunity to prove to Australia you are a true champion. I’m guessing he will convert to wrestling or competitive table tennis before he will enter the ring with Troy.”

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