Why do they call womens weight divisions the same as mens? (145 men = FW, 145 women = FW)

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  1. superpunch

    superpunch Red Belt

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    That's ridiculous. A 145 lb woman is called a featherweight. No way. A 145 lb woman is like a 205 lb man.
     
  2. mintykip

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    Do people on here just make threads on any random little thought that pops into their mind?
     
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    Why make it complicated? The weight class name is correlated to the weight it represents. That makes it way simpler
     
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    This is Sherdog.

    Are you seriously asking that?
     
  5. mintykip

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    Fair point, I've been a lurker for a long time so I should have already known the answer.
     
  6. Kenny Powerth

    Kenny Powerth Jean Belt (Jelt)

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    What you’re saying is Holly Holm is a 205 pound man
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    maybe the most retarded Thread ever

    Wasteland
     
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    SuperNerd Off-Season Mode.

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    And don't even question it.
     
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    Pitier of Fools Brown Belt

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    I've thought the exact thing, I just never made a thread about it. The TS does have a good point. No way the women that fight at 155 are "lightweight."

    Also, why are straw weights smaller than flyweights....when straws are bigger than flies?
     
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    What about cankleweight?
     
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    like the old strikeforce days

    womens 145 was the middleweight title and 135 was the welterweight belt
     
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  13. SuperNerd

    SuperNerd Off-Season Mode.

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    Gabi Garcia = planetweight
     
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    hahah, man, I thought about it too not long time ago!
     
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    go back to the 1950s !
     

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