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Is bullying the reason the heavier weight classes are shallower?

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  1. Superman Elbow

    Superman Elbow Green Belt

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    Colby said in one of the recent UFC videos that he started MMA because he was picked on as a kid, it made me wonder if that's why the smaller weight classes, welterweight and below are a lot more stacked compared to middle weight on up.

    Manlets gotta learn how to defend themselves, while real men are born knowing how.
     
  2. DabraKajitsu

    DabraKajitsu Alpha Exertion at 100%. Double Yellow Card

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    That explains why the heavier weight classes can't fight.
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  3. Superman Elbow

    Superman Elbow Green Belt

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    You're right, Jones is a can.
     
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    JabToucher Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    That's why there's no super heavy weight division in the UFC.

    They have nothing to prove.
     
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    There are statistically less human beings at those heights/weights, and the ones that exist with any semblance of athleticism have multiple avenues to earn a living (NFL, NBA, Boxing, etc.).

    The reason Lightweight is the most stacked division of all time is because more human beings exist at that height/weight.

    It's all numbers and has nothing to do with bullying.
     
  6. DabraKajitsu

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    Jones was bullied by his older brothers.
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    Jew Jif Shoes Nullius in Verba

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    The reason why the heavier weight classes are shallower is cause all the 6'4 250+ pound super athletes are posting on sherdog.
     
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    TS shouldnt waste his logical talent on a sherdog and peruse to become an AI engineer or a chess grand master or something, Ignore if you already are.
     
  9. Superman Elbow

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    Sounds like something a bullied manlet would say.
     
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    I smell major projectin'.
     
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  12. kflo

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    there are tons of very athletic collegiate basketball and football players who don't have the right size for their position in the pros.
     
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    being a fatass doesn't make you a "real man".
     
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    Hellowhosthat Brown Belt

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    You know smaller kids quite often grown to be bigger adults than bigger kids right?
     
  15. Superman Elbow

    Superman Elbow Green Belt

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    Wrong I broke 6-foot when I was 13 years old
     
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    But he didn't start MMA until he was an adult? He started MMA cause he saw his roommate become a UFC champ and he knew that if coke sniffing Jones could be a champ than so could he.

    Dude can't even come up with his own story, had to pretend his life was a trope.
     
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    Where are these kids now is the real question of this thread.
     
  19. linvillegorge

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    They're shallower because the major team sports snatch up all of the elite jumbo athletes. There aren't many of them percentage wise already and the ones that are out there are in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, etc. or spent their athletic primes trying to get there.

    Most of the fighting talent is at WW and below simply because the major team sports aren't clamoring to sign those guys.
     
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  20. aiMaiMai

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    There's more to OP's argument if you think about it.
    For a very tall and stout individual, self-defense is a non-issue throughout his formative years.
    A lot of UFC champions claim that they were bullied in school, among them is GSP for instance.
     
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