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Flamboyant boxing promoter Don King is a fan of the British legal system.
After he won a court victory against fellow promoter Frank Warren, the shock-haired king of hype offered enthusiastic praise for our justice system.
So one wonders what he will make of London firm Class Law representing English boxing fans seeking compensation over the title fight fiasco between Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield.
Like us he'll probably laugh.
The idea of unhappy sports fans suing over a result descends into the ridiculous. What next - Maradona v Joe Public, a case concerning British man still suffering post traumatic stress disorder after the infamous hand of God incident?
Lawyers should concentrate on helping clients who have had more than their feelings hurt.