How Many High paying sports can a 125 pound man compete at the Top Level ?

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  1. Dessyboy

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    How many high paying sports WITHOUT WEIGHT CLASSES can a 125 pound man compete at the highest level at ?

    NFL nope
    NBA nope
    Baseball nope
    Ice hockey nope
    even Soccer and tennis are out

    outside of combat sports which have weight categories there are very very few high paying professional sporting options

    No one gets rich from the other possibiilties like weightlifitng, gymnastics, olympic wrestling etc
     
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    Ok, but there are weight classes.
     
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    F1 and nascar
     
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    Muggsy Bogues in the NBA. Weirdest thing was watching a 5'3" player next to everyone else.
     
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    Horse jockey haha

    Edit: also guys fighting at 125 aren't weighing 125 when they compete
     
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    Jockeys are rich as hell
     
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    There's gotta be a few manlets golfing competing in the PGA making big bucks or some shit
     
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    Muggsy Bogues already proved you wrong for NBA, Im not sure of his weight but he wasnt more than 5'6".

    Champion jockeys make fucking bank.

    There are tiny freak athletes like DJ all over the place.
     
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    Muggsy Bogues is a one in a thousand if not more and proves nothing

    Fact is if a youngster who is looking like he is going to end up at around 125 pounds and 5 ft nothing has dreams of being in the NBA, it's a 99.9 percent chance it aint happening
     
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    And what exactly is the point you're trying to make?
     
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    How many professionals sports are you at the top of the heap at? Oh none. Guess not being a manlet didn’t help your fatass make any money. Shame
     
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    accolyte1022 Go to the body

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    Is horse jockey an option?

    Other than that boxing.
     
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    Cycling..

    top team in cycling has a budget of $45m a year for 30 riders.. win the Tour and you are looking at $1m

    140lb walk around be perfect to be a climber..
     
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    weight cutting aside isn't Messi the same size as the flyweights in the UFC?
     
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    weight cutting aside isn't Messi the same size as the flyweights in the UFC?
     
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    Cycling..

    top team in cycling has a budget of $45m a year for 30 riders.. win the Tour and you are looking at $1m+ easy

    140lb walk around is perfect.. most Grand Tour winners are in the 60-65kg range..

    Darts...

    #1 in the world has made nearly $3m in the last 2 years, and thats just prize money.. doesnt include sponsors, Someone like DJ with his gaming background, precision, focus, could be perfect for him..
     
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    I was just coming to post jockeys but it's not really something to laugh at the best of these little men make 10x what ufc champions do and barely risk injury
    John Velasquez worth $325 m, pat day 297m, Jerry bailey 296, chris McCarron 264m, laffit pincay 237m.
     
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    Sounds like it. The manlets are just playing the hand they've been dealt in life. I don't see the reason to hold it against them.
     
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    I'm just laughing because it was an easy answer TS doesn't realize some of the smallest athletes are jockeys and they make more than the top earners in mma it's dumb getting stuck up on a persons size because you can be successful by making a disadvantage an advantage like being small and becoming a jockey
     
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    All of them if there were weight classes
     

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