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How can you be that fat being a professional mma fighter?

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  1. Bangkok ready d1 Brown Belt

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    Im talking about a lot of the heavyweights here, probably a dumb question but i just can't get it, the amounts of food you would need to eat to pull that off is disgusting. Shit im a runner and i have to constantly force myself to eat to not lose weight and this guys do one of the most brutal and tiring sports in the world and are still fat, are they only eating butter soaked cheese burgers? Cause thats tho only way i think someone could pull that off.

    Edit: im not talking about the guys with a little body fat here like cain or fedor ( especially pride fedor) im talking about the legit morbidly obese guys that pop in every fight
     
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  2. rear naked ankle pick not very good poster

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    Runners are pussies, go bloatmaxx you absolute twig
     
  3. Slatersan Black Belt

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    Fat dudes can squabble too. It seems like it shouldnt be but some fat dudes can wreck pretty boys with abs.
     
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  4. elwani Instigate, dominate, annihilate

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    TS: Why don't fighters look like me?

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  5. HHJ The Way the Truth and the Life of MMA

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    Fedor put weight on purposley to make him harder to move,and add power to his punches.

    Mark Hunt is not so tall for a HW,and i think his added weight also works for him in that way,even if he is less disciplined about it than Fedor.
     
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    You may not like it but this is what a top 10 HW in the world looks like

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  7. Blayt7hh Steel Belt

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    A combination of genetics plus age. Also TS didn’t you start running like really recently? Aren’t you also always complaining about how you’re skinny fat or something?
     
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  8. Bangkok ready d1 Brown Belt

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    Im not talking about guys like fedor who by any means were pretty build in his prime, cain was never that "fat" as well just with some extra body fat and he was know to eat 20 tacos after every training seasion.

    Im talking about guys like roy nelson and some of the blubber heavyweights you see in every card, if you train mma seriously i can't belive you would be able to get fatter than cain unless you are eating burguers for breakfast
     
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  9. Bangkok ready d1 Brown Belt

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    Talking about really fat here, not fedor fat
     
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    A lot of them are just endomorph. They won't lose the last layer of fat whatever of what they do so they just eat and be strong as bulls. Look at DC at LHW. That type of fighter is still the strongest you will ever see look at DC, Lewis, Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt... Inhumane strength.
     
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    I often think how awful their diet must be to be so fat yet so active.
    Cain is a great example. Cardio for days and in his prime he was close to 20% bf

    now he’s prob 35%

    DC also. A tub of lard.... how?
     
  12. campbecc Gold Belt

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    I never understood that either. They have to burn thousands of calories a day.
     
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    I mean have you seen linemen in football?

    Some of those guys fat but still fit

    Trent Brown, Offensive tackle who won a SuperBowl with the Patriots

    Ran a 40 yard dash in 5.29 seconds

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  14. HHJ The Way the Truth and the Life of MMA

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    I seen plenty of fat guys who only lose so much weight even if they train full time. If they eat too much and go out boozin,they keep the weight on
     
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    well roy nelson literally has a nacho cheese dispenser in his kitchen if that gives you an idea
     
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  17. Bangkok ready d1 Brown Belt

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    Cain was ok, when in fighting shape he was maybe a little chubby but you could see he was build and he was guy know to eat 20 tacos in row every training seassion, so yeah i can't understand how you can get fatter than this training for mma Screenshot_2021-03-03-02-38-32-1.png
     
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    wtf is that
     
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    Hunt is not so tall for a WW
     
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  20. Bangkok ready d1 Brown Belt

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    This is the example i was looking for, really how can you get that fat training for mma? Guy must eat fried butter for breakfast
     
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