(Video) Chael Sonnen: Size is a disadvantage in a fight.

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  1. FleximusPrime

    FleximusPrime I'm a goddamn sexual tyrannosaurus Platinum Member

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    Oh this should upset all the apparent six foot six 250lb shredded to the bone UFC caliber keyboard warriors that claim to lurk around here. 3.... 2....1..... "But but.......Manlets...."
     
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  2. bigeastgi43

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    Explains why Shael fought at HW and why so few guys cut weight.

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  4. Melas Chasma

    Melas Chasma Black Belt

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    Nice clickbait, TS.
     
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  5. basedworld

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    LOL DC was heavier and the extra weight = more power

    This goes against everything he said in the past month
     
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  6. FleximusPrime

    FleximusPrime I'm a goddamn sexual tyrannosaurus Platinum Member

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    Hows that stupid, because the title is exactly as described, do you know how a time stamp works? click-bait implies a misleading title, how is the title misleading?
     
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    I don't know why people pay attention to what he says, he s abviously trying to get attention for his podcasts etc and would say anything for that, specially whatever he believes is "shocking". I find that old and a bit cringy to see people like that crave for attention and the constant pseudo provocative attempts is old as fuck
     
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  8. quantiqus

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    oh not this talk again

    Yes, HWs are slower, least dynamic, lazier and so on...
    But they are stronger.

    And still, fighters kill themselves for making weight...
    Tell that "size is a disadvantage" thing to to Romero, Rockhold, Weidman, Lee, Till, McGregor, Max and many others...

    Put MM in FW, let's see how he would do...
    Or Till to LHW, how about that?
     
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    quantiqus Brown Belt

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  10. Factory

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    I want an open weight category
     
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  11. Kael Rills

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    It's about strength, power and reach. If these attributes are close for both opponents, then yes size is a disadvantage. A bigger fighter is easier to hit and small fighters are usually faster, quicker with better reflexes which results in better skills. But generally strength and reach advantage is too significant that small fighters' advantages don't really matter. Still, as we can see from some fights, there are exceptions.
     
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    Yeah, that's why there are weightclasses and also why Chael himself cut shit tons of weight to fight at MW instead of his natural weight which would have been HW...
    And also doped to be bigger and stronger...
     
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    Yeah, enough with all these fighters resorting to "shady shit" to be able to fight one weightclass above theirs.

     
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    USADA must've published the wrong substance that he tested positive for.
    It was obviously not HGH but HSH (Human Shrink Hormone), he was trying to decrease his body mass.
     
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    Chael Sonnen: Why wrestlers are better boxers than boxers

    Chael Sonnen: Why we should let Brock fight Mighty Mouse

    Chael Sonnen: Why fighters who’ve popped for roids are only allowed to be the GOATs

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  16. brainwash

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    I don't know if TS is an idiot for a clickbait thread title, or if he is an idiot for giving Chael "dumbass hot takes" Sonnen advertisements.
     
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    idk about these radio conversations being turned into cartoons...
     
  18. 0-1

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    bruce lee was too small and weak doe
     
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    Holy F....that YouTube video
     
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    SamboPunch Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    just like with size and no size they both have their strengths and weaknesses. It's how you use them that matters... so no if a big guy does things right he should be able to get a big advantage.
     

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