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Old 01-19-2014, 08:03 PM   #91

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im cool with weight cutting, my beef is when the promotion tries to influence where the fighters ought to be fighting i.e. Edgar, Lombard

or when joe rogan says, "if he moved down a weight class, he'd be great"

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Old 01-19-2014, 08:08 PM   #92

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Originally Posted by Ottawaguy View Post
Weight cutting is just another way of trying to get an advantage through ways other than fighting skills. I hate it.
Thoughts on strength and cardio training??

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Old 01-21-2014, 05:52 PM   #93

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Originally Posted by PAPERCLIP30 View Post
Frankie Edgar could fight at 135.
Possibly, but it wouldn't mean instant succes.
He got kind of mesmerized by the speed of Aldo, at 135 (where he will never fight imo) he would have to deal with even faster guys.
Also he would have to lose some muscles because he walks around at 160 lbs and diets down to 155.


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Old 01-21-2014, 08:34 PM   #94
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Originally Posted by SalvadorAllende View Post
Lol at that pic. That is not the real one but is fun.

He's still bigger than Jones.

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Old 01-21-2014, 08:52 PM   #95
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Machida didn't cut at LHW. I remember him weighing in at 197lbs for a fight. It was ridiculous. People don't give Lyoto enough credit. It is very impressive how he has been a top contender in that weight class for so long when he is undersized. Machida is p4p one of the best fighters in the world period.

Also, I'm pretty sure Pettis doesn't have to cut much weight at all for 155. Maybe he doesn't cut at all. I think he weighed in at 154 or 153.5 for his second fight with Benson.

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