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Could Jim Miller Make 145?

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  1. Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Simple question. He looked at his best last night, but the fact stands that when he faced a top 5er in the division, he takes an L. I think he could find alot more success at 145, if he could make the drop.

    What do you guys think?
     
  2. ChoppinD Orange Belt

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    I don't know if he could make 145. I do know that he could cause problems in that division. I always like seeing him fight and would be happy with him at 145/155.
     
  3. JonKunDo Postin 25/8

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    Probably could in theory, but it's not like he's getting outmuscled so I don't see the need. He beat Tibau who's the biggest strongest fighter in the division.
     
  4. Phlogiston Green Belt

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    Yes. He's never missed weight and looks to be about medium sized as far as 155ers go.
     
  5. LordStanleysCup Purple Belt

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    As long as Aldo is there, no one will really make it there.
     
  6. rerun406 Brown Belt

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    what's the fascination with wanting guys to drop weight divisions?

    And regarding Miller pretty sure in a Fuel TV interview, he was asked the same question on potentially fighting at Featherweight he said getting to LW was enough of a struggle.

    **Think Miller did fight once as a Featherweight earlier in his career and Jim said getting to 145 was a tough cut
     
  7. mattf Brown Belt

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    I am not sure he could or could not, I would think if he had to he could but who knows.
     
  8. rerun406 Brown Belt

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    and why bring this up after Miller's coming off a big win over Lauzon.
     
  9. jsyankees12 Purple Belt

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    He walks around at about 180-190 so no I'd say he's gunna stay at LW
     
  10. xBarnmuckerx Purple Belt

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    Top 10 isn't good enough? He's an awesome fighter and he looked terrific last night. He's lost to Gray, Bendo, Frankie and Nate. 4 top guys. He's a damn beast and shouldn't think about dropping down.
     
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    he doesnt look that big, but she does say he can get up to 180-190
     
  12. Agmkreptile Purple Belt

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    A call for a fighter to drop after a win? Don't see that everyday. If anyone should drop it's Lauzon. He'd have the best BJJ at featherweight.
     
  13. Diet Otsuka Red Belt

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    Didn't he get a kidney infection when he cut for the bendo fight?
    Yeah, probably a good move to stay at 155.
     
  14. jsyankees12 Purple Belt

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    Got mono and fighting and training with it gave him the kidney infection
     
  15. Diet Otsuka Red Belt

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    In that case i'd like to see him at BW.
     
  16. Dust2000 Purple Belt

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    He has expressed disdain throughout his career for the WEC weight classes so no
     
  17. dempseyroll90 Yellow Belt

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    miller is way to stocky. lauzon could probably make 145. the end all to being a great fighter isnt cutting weight; just improve on your weaknesses.
     

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