Is LW division the crown jewel of MMA again?

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  1. TheLastEmperorReurns

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    For notable periods in MMA history, LW division stood out for its depth of high-level fighters.

    Are we back to those days?

    Is LW the most stacked division in MMA right now?

    Khabib, Conor, Ferguson, Kevin Lee, Poirier, Alvarez, Gaethje.

    For fucks sake, the guy that Khabib beat and everyone knocked on for being only ranked #11 was on a 5 fight win streak with a win over Jorge Masvidal.

    The division has so much depth that RDA & Cerrone moved up to WW for another chance to win a title. My gosh.
     
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    Yes
     
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    AI is underrated. he was a long time off. he has some decent wins against lee and masvidal for example.
     
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    I can't think of a division with more matchups I want to see.
     
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    Ummmm....

    Whittaker
    Romero
    Jacare
    Weidmen
    Mousasi
    Rockhold

    Vs

    Khabib
    Tony
    Kevin
    Alvarez
    Poorier
    Edson
     
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    Division is trash

    3 top guys won't fight each other
     
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    The potential match ups at MW aren't nearly as vast or interesting than LW.

    Nobody cares to see Whittaker vs Jacare 2, Romero vs Rockhold 2, Whittaker vs Romero 3, Yoel vs Weidman 2, Mousasi is off in bellator so all potential match ups are gone for now.

    LW match ups that are interesting and available make up a long list.
     
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    True stories
     
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    I think MW dropped the ball and it's LW now.
     
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    Since the days of baby j its been a stated fact.
     
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    Potential don't mean shit if the fights never get booked and both guys don't get to the ring. <Sansa00>
     
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    Huligani Number One Bullshit

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    Pretty much always has been.
     
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    Bend NvR Break Standing still is actually moving back

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    I've always found WW to be shark tank.
    Woodley, RDA, WB, Colby, Usman, Ponzi, Magny, Maia, Robbie

    There's no easy fight anywhere.

    When I first started watching LHW was the crown jewel division. My how the mighty have fallen.
     
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    Putting Jacare and Mousasi in your list shows you are just another ball sweat licker. Which UFC belts do they hold?
     
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    Sean Long Master black belt of Majitney fufu

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    Woodley = No
    RDA = Lost to Khabib at LW
    WB = No
    Colby = All talk
    Usman = Maybe
    Ponzi = Hahahaha
    Magny = Hahahaha
    Maia = over the hillia
    Robbie = best days are over
     
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    The top 5 of the MW can hang with anyone else's top 5, but what about after that? MW simply doesn't have the depth that LW, WW, and FW bring.
     
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    Agree... Should be some exciting fights coming soon. Plus the top two guys are out right now... Looking forward to the future match-making.
     
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