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IF UFC opened up a cruiserweight division, who would be considered the baddest man

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  1. BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    on the planet? Not saying this is a good idea or should be done, but if the UFC started a 230 lb CW division as some have suggested and made HW 230+, would the majority consider the CW champion or the HW champion the true 'baddest man on the planet'? Historically almost all of the best HWs - Fedor, Werdum, Cain, JDS, Nog, Crocop, Couture, Arlovski - have been guys capable of making 230. Would this take precedent over the more general idea that the higher weight class is in theory greater?
     
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    Wasteland would be goat CW
     
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    HW is shallow, HW has always been shallow, HW will always be shallow. A high percentage of top HW's could make 230, so you will never see HW split into two weight classes and comparing the two hypothetical divisions is rather pointless.
     
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    Jon Jones is baddest man right now, and it'd still be Jon Jones
     
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    They should never do this, they only have like 20 HWs as it is and all but 2 are very meh these days.
     
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    Rey mysterio

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    I'm gonna go with Joe.

    Joe Mama.
     
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    The UFC would say it's Cain. However, anyone with a sense in their head will know it isn't because he never fights
     
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    This shit again?
     
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    It would have to be a 225 lbs division. Otherwise, anyone can cut 15 lbs except for like 2-3 fighters.
     
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    I think the weight for CW should be 225 HW 235+
     
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    HW is so shallow right now that there's almost no way to answer that question

    I guess Jones or Cormier?
     
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    Sorry to burst your bubble, but title "baddest man on the planet" is exclusive to HWs.
     
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    Shaq then
     
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    Lol. Fine.
     
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    If they were idiotic enough to do that then the second best heavyweight would just drop down to get a belt.
     
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