Does Reyes even lift?

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  1. mjfan23 Gold Belt

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    Guy doesn’t even look like he ever went to the gym. Was he this normal looking during his “athlete” days too?
     
  2. Zebra Cheeks Thicka Then A Bowl of Oatmeal Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Lol, bro have you seen jones legs? They go for very specific builds depending on their gameplan
     
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    He's an IT guy, duh.

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  4. Luke Glasshold Banned Banned

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    he should start lifting the toothbrush
     
  5. accolyte1022 Russian Warship, go fuck yourself.

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    Everyone knows Jones' skinny legs are his weakness. Apparently no one can do anything about it.
     
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    He doesnt need to
     
  7. mjfan23 Gold Belt

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    They had this pic of Jones and Valentina posing together in the pre event I can seriously say Valentina had more muscular legs but at least Jones has an upper body that looks like it was tuned in a gym and (lot of ) pharmacies. Reyes look like a total non athlete in the Sherbro eye test
     
  8. Zebra Cheeks Thicka Then A Bowl of Oatmeal Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I don’t think it’s a weakness. His kicks are so fast
     
  9. 5thDimensionMMA Purple Belt

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    Yes of course he lifts. Most guys in the UFC are natural now,when you are doing excessive MMA training you cant be too jacked,its just physically impossible. Unless you have one in a billion genes like Romero or Francis.
     
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    Most fighters don’t lift on a regular basis

    Because a lot of lifts are useless in a fight and adding on too much muscle can be a detriment
     
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    I think Jon’s going to be surprised by the level of athleticism of a guy like Dominic who played baseball in jr high and football in highschool.
     
  12. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    I disagree. His torso looks unspectacular, but he hardly looks like he doesn't lift at all. His arms are quite big for an MMA fighter tbh.
    Dominick-Reyes-2-696x392.jpg
    EDIT: he has rather muscular legs (especially quads) for an MMA fighter as well:
    GettyImages-1046824126-5de9fbb.jpg
     
  13. accolyte1022 Russian Warship, go fuck yourself.

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    Yeah. It's just something people say. I'm guessing his opponents have probably thought about any advantage they can get against him.

    Also. On Sherdog muscles somehow make bones more resilient.
     
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    He has Nate Diaz's torso, but LHW arms
     
  15. Buckaroo Orange Belt

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    <seedat>He has athlete strength it’s fine.
     
  16. Krixes The Undefeated Gaul Platinum Member

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    Nothing about his hairline? You guys are slippin....
     
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    hes got a good build for swimming.
     
  19. FlyingDeathKick Silver Belt

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    Nah he just goes on the exercise bike for a few minutes and complains about how hard it is. That's the entire extent of his training, I watched the embedded. Easy work for Jones.
     
  20. No Skill Gap Brown Belt

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    That's genetics though, we know Jones lifts weights and is strong regardless.

    Take a look at every premier level athlete playing WR and CB in the NFL, and tons of basketball players who can elevate and dunk on an 11 foot rim if they had to. Tons of those guys are stick legs, small ankles, skinny legs. It's just a genetic build, high ass, skinny legs. Tends to be the GOAT genetics for being very fast or explosive, or cutting, generally. Usain Bolt probably has skinny ass legs too.
     

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