How do you feel about fighters who are too big for their divison but won't move up?

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  1. KazDibiase

    KazDibiase "My style is kneeing people in the face."

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    I see some fans look down on these type of fighters because they're too scared to fight someone their own size and most of their wins have been against smaller opponents.
     
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    KONG-D'SNT-TAP Titanium Belt

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    They should do weigh ins the day of the fight

    It’s better for everyone and you’d see much better fights. The fighters would have better gas tanks and longevity in the game. Cutting weight is a huge strain on the body.

    Stop trying to fight at 155 if you should be fighting at 185.
     
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  3. MadDogMahoney

    MadDogMahoney Brown Belt

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    If they are really too big, eventually they will have to move up.
     
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  4. TSK

    TSK Brown Belt

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    And yet he's never missed weight.
     
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    Kumason MMA freak!

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    Chidi Njokuani is hands down the worst one ever.Guys missed weight like 10 times and Bellator just kept making them "Catchweight" fights and recently gave him a #1 contender fight for 170 at again another catchweight.

    In before ignorant easy solution theories...oh nevermind.
     
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  6. MMAfanJabroniJew

    MMAfanJabroniJew Am the reel gold medal Olympic AAU chumpion

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    True.
     
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    beephin Brown Belt

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    Darren Till brags about being a LHW that cuts to welterweight and then says guys at WW are too small for him after beating a natural LW in Cerrone. Eh.

    <{nope}>
     
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    If they can make the weight, then whatever. If they are fucking fights up by missing weight then they should be forced go up. UFC (and Bellator) should be more strict about this esp if there are no extenuating circumstances (ie short notice fight, injury interfering w/weight cut etc.).
     
  9. SuperNerd

    SuperNerd Preseason Mode.

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  10. Erratic

    Erratic Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    If you can make the weight, fine by me
     
  11. yeguiza

    yeguiza Black Belt

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    if they make weight, they are not too big for their division

    smart people adapt to the rules in order to win

    fools complain because they don´t even undersdtand the rules of the game to begin with
     
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    Kid's a fookin scouser, don't expect anything rational to come out of his mouth.
     
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    acannxr Brown Belt

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    Just make every fighter weigh in hydrated, everyone would get bumped up a weight class but at least weight cutting would no longer be a factor in the outcome.
     
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    brickhands Blue Belt

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    you ever look at his chicken legs they dont look like hws
     
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    Echo_Bliss WHAT?!

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    I look down on it, weight cut anorexia to gain an advantage is bad for the health of the bigger fighter, in addition to throwing off balance in lower divisions. I bet this would stop if they made you weigh at the scale while they were rubbing Vaseline on your face! No more rehydrating back to 200 lbs, welterweights!
     
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  16. Jon's Drug Dealer

    Jon's Drug Dealer Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Weight cutting is a cancerous practice that needs to be abolished.
     
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    If you can make the weight you can stay in the division.

    I don't care about that kind of bullshit.

    Seems like you guys just look around for shit to hate on.

    Don't have a problem with Ortega, Rockhold, RDA or Jones.
     
  18. Sansnom

    Sansnom Red Belt

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    I despise that.

    Any fighter who struggles to make weight should move up a weight class.
     
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    Seeing the smaller guy outfight the bigger guy is an exciting part of the sport.

    The day where everyone is the same size in every weight class is a sad day and the sport will be missing something.

    That's a world where you don't get a Frankie Edgar championship reign at 155 beating up bigger men, a world where you don't get to see BJ Penn taking out Hughes at 170... the sport's most iconic moments and future generations won't get to experience them.
     
  20. Towerworld

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    Everyone's too big for their division considering that they're all cutting 15+ pounds. Thats the game cut as much weight as yoh possibly can, don't blame guys like till for cutting from 200 to fight at WW he doesn't wamt to fight guys like rockhold and weidman who cut from 220.
     
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    Fuckin duckin
     

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