Akira Corassani v. Dion Staring?

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  1. Minnja

    Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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    So I was looking at the last Strikeforce card and looked through Dion's record and noticed Akira. I am assuming this is the right forum since I think Akira is a part of the UFC (have no idea to be honest).

    Why the hell did Akira take on a HW as his first professional fight?
     
  2. Kemo**

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    I think he cut to LW
     
  3. europe1

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    He was a last minute replacement for an injured team-mate. I belive his team-mate was injured in the locker rooms even.
     
  4. Minnja

    Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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    What weight was this at? I know Dion fought at LHW so I am assuming at the very lightest he fought at MW... Akira on the other hand I think fought heaviest at LW/WW? I really don't know much about Akira so I don't know if he was fighting at a bunch of weighclasses or not
     
  5. europe1

    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Don't remember. Was so long age I read about it. However, it was literary the last minute, and Akira was not prepearing for a fight. So I assume Dion was around LHW and Akira was at his walk-around weight.
     
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    Akira was about 175
     
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    That's fucking nuts. Major props to akira
     
  8. Tibbles

    Tibbles Tibbles is a good boyyy

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    Dion is 245 pounds apparently...Akira is a brave man!

    Lucky he didn't get seriously hurt.
     
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    This seems reasonable.
     
  11. Mikeyz

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    You gotta give Akira ALOT of credit for taking that fight since Dion was so much bigger then him at the time
     

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