Bobby Knuckles is now the tallest UFC champion standing 6'0 @ 185, 2nd is Max 5'11 @ FW

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  1. Son Peyote

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    Mind boggling chart here with current UFC champion heights.

    Bobby Knuckles is now the tallest UFC champion standing 6'0 @ 185,

    2nd tallest is in the third lowest weight class - Max 5'11 @FW

    Even Cormier... "I cut 30 lbs to make 205" - DC on the MMA Hour

    Popular rhetoric says Yoel 5'10" @MW & Conor 5'9" @FW are """huge"""

    meanwhile too often glossing over fighters like:

    Vick 6'3 @LW
    Zabit 6'1" @FW
    Sugar Sean 5'11 @ FW
    Max Holloway 5'11" @FW
    Darren Till 230 lbs @ WW
    200 lbs Tony & Khabib @ LW
    Luke Rockhold 6'3" 220 lbs @ MW
    Jon Dwight Jones 6'4" 84.5" reach @ LHW

    Dana / UFC need to cut the BS and open up more weights

    125> 135 > 145 > 155 > 165 > 175 > 185 > 195 > 225> HW Unlimited​
     
  2. Arm Barbarian

    Arm Barbarian Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    haha, that IS pretty funny to think about.

    Man-lets runnin shit nowadays.
     
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    Rebel_LioN Red Belt

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    Cormier really skewed that stat though.

    But if anything he should be the tallest horizontal UFC fighter.
     
  4. RiotWyatt

    RiotWyatt Brown Belt

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    There’s a big difference between a man who trains and diets professionally then cuts 20+ lbs to weigh in at 145 lbs

    AND

    A person who sits on the computer all day and steps on the bathroom scale at 200+ lbs.

    Sorry Sherdog, you’re not as big as you think you are.
     
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    The-AxeMurderer Silver Belt

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    5'0 to 5'9 is king

    All the tall people will have horrible knees in no time.
     
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    Not to mention all the clumsiness that taller guys have.
     
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    And here we have a picture of TS In real life, on the left.
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    It's always been known that weight classes are there to protect the big guys from the manlets
     
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    The nickname Bobby Knuckles still sounds so forced and cringy IMO
     
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    Was waiting for this.

    DC is apparently a manlet and the LHW and HW champ. Sorry you lanks, go play basketball or something.
     
  12. puppybird

    puppybird the wasteland champ

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    If height won fights Stefan Struve would be the all time GOAT

    but its Mighty Mouse
     
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    its mind blowing how dc is the champ champ in the 2 biggest divisions
     
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    I bet Chad shook Lesnar to his core until he realized he's safe hiding in HW.
     
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    Kung Fu Tze Skin that Smokewagon !!! Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Mark Hunt has proven that height doesn't matter for years...
     
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    Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    Manlets have an unfair advantage when it comes to fighting due to the manlet rage that runs through their veins and fuels their determination to succeed.
     
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    wearetheromans Brown Belt

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    We get it, Cormier is short
     
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    Standing taller than 6'2 starts to become a handicap.

    Tall guys die younger too.
     
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    Not really. If they maintain power, and have good grappling, many guys could threaten at the larger weight classes.

    The ability to get under your opponent's guard, and the equalization that grappling brings can make being the smaller big guy an advantage.

    Fedor used that to his advantage. The most decorated HW's of all time have been 5'11.

    Hw's are just clumsy oafs for the most part, and most of them suck at grappling, and have shit cardio.

    Being big is good for front runners, but it's a detriment to guys who have to fight wars.
     
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