The lowest weight class at any given time will always catch shit. Before the 135 and 145'ers came in, it was 155 that was "midgetsI don't care to watch".
Hell, in 2003 there was serious debate whether a 170 lb title fight could ever carry a PPV.
"Selfish" is the designation selfish people use for those they can't exploit. - Nassim Nicholas Taleb