165 division

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  1. MMAfan4life2 Green Belt

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    Dana continues to say “nope” about creating a 165 division. What happens if the fighters to it anyways?

    Let’s say Nate Diaz vs Dan Hooker gets made for 155 or 170. Both fighters chat with each other and agree to come in at 165. At weigh-in’s, both fighters tip the scales at 165, Diaz likely flipping off Dana! lol

    Next fighters do the same and more do the same. What can UFC do? They typically fine the fighter who missed and give it to the opponent, both fighters offset that in this scenario.

    I guess the only impact would be on title fights.
     
  2. BigTruck Black Belt

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    They don't get paid the same so no it doesn't offset. It's also the athletic commission not the UFC that fines them and the UFC will not offer them fights at 155 if they will come in at 165 on purpose as well as you will never get a title fight in any weight class if you don't make the weight so again it's pointless to do this.
     
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  3. Kos Fan Purple Belt

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    Dana gives a long rant to the media then doesn’t schedule them a fight for a long time.
     
  4. Baltimore Bro Green Belt

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    We already have enough division already
     
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  5. Fioretti Beef

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    They can come in at 165 for a WW fight and it's fine. If they came in at 165 for a LW fight, they would be fined and the fight wouldn't be in the LW division.
     
  6. GBJohn Purple Belt

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    If either fighter misses by ten pounds, it's likely the fight would be cancelled, so probably not the best idea to try this.
     
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  7. SexyBaroni Brown Belt

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    Yes, 155, 165, 175.

    Would be most talent rich divisions.
     
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    125 135 145 155 165 175 185 205 225(or 235)

    <{JustBleed}>
     
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    Personally I don't think we'll see it till regional and smaller organizations adopt it. When's the last time UFC made a division without smaller orgs to supplement it? The have enough fighters on their roster but without shaking up up two whole divisions it's impossible to kick off. Now if they could pretty much create a top 10 outside of the roster they currently have and just let a couple guys trickle in at a time, then yes they'd probably move to 155/165/175 divisions
     
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    I don't understand why Dana refuses a 165 division. Lw is not just stacked it's over stacked.
     
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  11. grimballer Gold Belt

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    Dumb idea

    too many divisions And would mean getting rid of 170 which is one of the deepest and most historic divisions in ufc
     
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    This.
     
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  13. bufetadanacara Black Belt

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    There are already too many divisions.
     
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  14. ali ali Brown Belt

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    The Good thing is that every PPV there is at least 1 Belt is on the line and sometimes 2 belts and RARELY 3 belts like UFC 205,217,245 and 251
     
  15. ali ali Brown Belt

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    There is no need of it we have already many divisions
     
  16. ali ali Brown Belt

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    Gastelum missed 10 pounds against Woodley at UFC 183 and he fought but he lost the fight
     
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  17. Mohawk Banditó Brown Belt

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    Both fighters make themselves ineligible to win fight night bonuses. So, no. No one would do that
     
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    Fighters only care about themselves, which is why they have no union. Even if they did agree to fight at 65 Dana will not make 65. The fighters would just mess up their own title aspirations by fighting outside said weightclass.
     
  19. kingghidrah Green Belt

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    YES! Let's do it!

    • minimumweight, 100
    • atomweight, 105
    • super atomweight, 110
    • strawweight, 115
    • light flyweight, 120
    • flyweight, 125
    • super flyweight, 130
    • bantamweight, 135
    • super bantamweight, 140
    • featherweight, 145
    • super featherweight, 150
    • lightweight, 155
    • super lightweight, 160
    • light welterweight, 165
    • welterweight, 170
    • super welterweight, 175
    • light middleweight, 180
    • middleweight, 185
    • super middleweight, 195
    • light heavyweight, 205
    • super light heavyweight, 215
    • cruiserweight, 225
    • super cruiserweight, 245
    • heavyweight, 265
    • super heavyweight, unlimited
     
  20. r-harper-1 Silver Belt

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    No interest in extra divisions
     

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