Max Holloway should not be fighting at 145 anymore

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  1. AyDeeDee

    AyDeeDee Amazon Belt

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    What is his management doing? How many fights has Max missed so far at 145? And how do we know that he will make it to the Ortega fight this time around?

    He needs to vacate and fight at 155 let Ortega and someone else fight for the vacant belt. 155 has the eyes of the whole world right now and there are so many great matchups there for him to have there.

    Lastly I'd like to add that Ortega is a fairly tough match up as well and not worth it the risk/reward standpoint especially health wise.

    Thoughts?
     
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  2. youllneverwalkalone

    youllneverwalkalone Blue Belt

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    Well this is the last call for Max at 145. If he pulls out then definitely he should be stripped and move up to 155.
     
  3. Blanqa Blanqua

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    TS what is this based on?
     
  4. AyDeeDee

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    Its not a risk worth taking. He gains very little from beating Ortega and the weight cut is dangerous. Bad move from management probably just out there looking after their own pockets.
     
  5. SiEdmondson

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    if you are looking for a categoric answer of how many fights he has missed due to weight at 145. the answer is

    zero

    you are not a doctor TS
     
  6. Silverstar17

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    It's the sad truth.
     
  7. sabretitan

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    Agreed. But I blame it solely on the ufc for booking him still at fw.
     
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  8. AyDeeDee

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    If anything happens to him they should be blamed imo. Signs were all there.
     
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    To big a cut for him...stupid risk
     
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    Yeah he was like 19 when he was making 145 and he was still growing at that age,now he is much bigger and it seems its impossible to make 145 again
     
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    He gains a lot, Max has destroyed almost everyone at 145 before winning the title, the only exceptions are Ortega and Edgar, beating Ortega helps solidify himself as the best 145 ever, which he already is in my opinion.
     
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    heyimacrab Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Lw is too stacked its crazy. Tbh i dont see holloway doing that good in lw. I dont see him being top 5 hes kinda too weak for it.
     
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    i think win lose or pullout his next fight will be at 155
     
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  14. RichardPriors

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    If he beats Ortega, seems like a logical next step for him to throw his hat in there with Khabib, Tony and Conor. If he doesn't, he should still move up but the move will probably receive less fanfare.
     
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    'He gains very little from beating Ortega'

    [​IMG].

    It's possibly the biggest legacy fight he can take other than CMac <Lmaoo>
     
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    He’s not a big guy, barely taller than average and skinny. He could easily walk around at a lean 165 and cut to 145.
     
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    agreed
    hopeful this next fight happens dec 8th but his body seems to outright rebel his weight cut now
     
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    Sherdog body language analysis.

    100% most factual and accurate
     
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  19. Blanqa Blanqua

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    Lololol

    Especially when he's wearing a large coat.
     
  20. bongwater

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    If he relinquishes his belt, his next few fights he will be taking a big pay cut unless he fights for the 155 title immediately. Thats why guys like Tony was pissed when he got stripped means hes losing money.
     

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