Fighters whose chin improved since changing weight class?

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  1. Unfinished Sentenc

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    I know many fighters get improved chin when moving up but can u recall anyone whose chin got better since moving down?
     
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    What a stupid question
     
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    maybe dj? granted, he started at 135 because the ufc didnt have a 125 pound division at the time, but he didnt start his unparalleled steak of greatness until he dropped a weight class.

    never been ko'd, so not sure if his chin improved.
     
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    whittaker got koed by punches from thompson to eat bombs from romero
     
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    Emjay And again and again and again and ag.. zzzzzzzz

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    That's not how physics works
     
  6. SKITZADACTYL

    SKITZADACTYL Gold Belt

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    chin improved moving down a weight class?... idk man fuck.
     
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    I still dont quite understand how hes alive. im positive the man is a lich or something
     
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    When you cut weight you usually lose some punch taking ability. I guess because there's less oxygen?
     
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    Didn’t hunt have a period in LHW?
     
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    Robert also a work horse and has evolved a great deal (obviously).. " could be coincident"...
     
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    Yup..... when he was 9 years old !
     
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    No, he just had a period of getting beat up by Middleweights
     
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    Its because you dehydrate yourself,you lose the cushion around your brain,takes several days for you to re hydrate properly
     
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    I would hope it's obvious why someone's chin doesn't simply get better.

    But maaaybe he could mean relative to the divisions punching power? At least that's a workable discussion.
     
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    Zabit 145 Goat Who isz nyekst??

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    Fighter's chins change because they may change their relative muscle strength of their necks, traps, temporalis etc that are all involved in absorbing punches before they rattle the brain.
     
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    True, the more weight you gain, the more better chin you have.
     
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    Pre 2010 bj penn? He fought at heavier weight early in the beginning of his career.
     
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    Im sure Thompsons precision and timing were more a factor than just the weight cut. Yoel may hit harder but he sure as hell doesnt have the angles and timing of WB.
     
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    Yoel - didn't he get KO'D at LHW(like debut or close to?) And then never been KO'd at MW.

    That's my only guess
     

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