Fighters acting surprised when on scales and told they miss weight

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  1. Willek

    Willek Gold Belt

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    I'm sure Hendricks had no idea he was going to miss weight. {<huh}
     
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    mmaday4day Green Belt

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    What an idiot you are to think that Hendricks would be able to check his weight before stepping on the scale.
     
  3. Dogo1

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    Big Rig knew when he took the fight the scale wouldn't say 171
     
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    Hendricks was covering his face before the weight was called out. He wasn't acting surprised, he was acting ashamed.
     
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    I'm sure some fighters are surprised, especially those who miss weight by a single lbs. It's not uncommon for scales to be a bit off, so I wouldn't be surprised if the scale they used to check their weight during the cut was a bit off.
     
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    Never been a Hendricks fan, but damn...I feel bad for him. I don't think he should be allowed to fight for his own sake. He looked terrible, even after re-hydrating. He's probably going to crumble early (like the WB fight). Maybe his family just needs the money...which is even more depressing.
     
  7. It Just Is

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    I'm pretty sure he knew he had missed. He came out from behind the curtains looking like he knew he missed weight.
     
  8. SuperNerd

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    He was living on a hope.
     
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    scale used in hotel room might have been off and they might have thought he was on point? IDK I've heard that excuse before tho
     
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    Your title reminded me of the time Charles Oliveira came in 5 pounds over and looked at the scale like it was broken.
     
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    TheGZA Excellent! But not good.

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    The best was Mayhem taking off his shorts after missing weight by 24 pounds.

     

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