Fighters considered big for their division who moved down.

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  1. codfather

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    Gray Maynard was supposed to be a huge lightweight and moved down to featherweight.
    Yushin Okami was considered one of the biggest middleweights and he went down to welterweight.
    I want to say Michael Johnson was thought to be one of the bigger lightweights and he moved to featherweight.
    This probably applies to Kenny Florian also.

    Who else?
     
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    Darren Till. Cerrone. Nate Diaz.
     
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    George Roop?
     
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    Thiago Alves to LW. although he's back at ww
     
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    Njokuani.... wtf
     
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    Yea, but he weighed in at like 162 for that, LOL
     
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    Cesar Ferreira is a fucking huge MW who cut down to 170 and got knocked out by an undersized WW in Masvidal then moved right back up to 185
     
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    Poirier maybe? Moved down to FW but I've never seen him look like the smaller man in any of his fights since his return to LW
     
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    bisping was to big for mw, dc people said he couldn't make lhw. kenflo at fw, cris was to big for bw,

    just a couple off the top of my head.
     
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    Mark Hunt? Dan Henderson?
     
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    Thiago Alves according to Rogan was the biggest welterweight to fight GSP when they scrapped....

    Somehow Alves made 155
     
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    No idea buddy, but um who's in your AV? :)
     
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    Yushin okami. Dude looked big for 185 already but somehow can make 170 lol
     
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