is lightweight the most exciting division?

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  1. snoop dogg***

    snoop dogg*** Baby Heath goon$quad

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    thinking of all the great moments that came out of the 155 weight class:

    the showtime kick
    barboza kick
    edgar vs maynard trilogy
    Lauzon vs Varner
    Lauzon vs Dan Miller
    Guida vs Sanchez
    cerrone vs guillard


    stacked with so many great fighters.. its really a division where you cant slouch:

    Pettis
    Nate Diaz
    Benson
    Gray Maynard
    Eddie Alvarez
    Michael Chandler
    Joe Lauzon
    Jim Miller
    Cerrone
    Gil Melendez
    Frank Edgar
    barboza
    Varner
    even aldo has talked about moving to 155

    what do you think? are fights at 155 generally more exciting?
     
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    bicpup269 Banned Banned

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    Best division, period. Welterweight and Featherweight are the two next strongest.
     
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    Tapemonster White Belt

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    Yes, but i think that is do to the skill levels being close in their division, and they tend to go for the finish more while having a large gas tank
     
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    it is defiantly the most stacked, but i feel that Lhw and WW are the most exciting.
     
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    Lead /Led/ Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I like it the most. I use to compete at that weight so I always follow it the most. Now I'm at 170ish though but I still like 155 most
     
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    stupid question as very subjective

    but i'll say Hell No

    Just check the UFC PPV opener with royce/shamrock right upto Silva/Belfort
    is there any Lightweights in that opening PPV thing?

    Plus check the ufc 100 greatest fights of all time dvd, again not exactly filled with lightweight fights is it......
     
  7. Mamou

    Mamou Brown Belt

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    Penn/Sherk and Edgar/Maynard
     
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    Currently the most exciting division, yes.
     
  9. Scamrock

    Scamrock Black Belt

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    What do you mean stupid question? Either people think it's the most exciting or they don't. He is asking our opinions, which are always subjective. It's not like anyone is claiming it's a fact.

    Also, look where most of the fight night bonuses are coming from. There are 26 fighters with 5 or more combined fight night bonuses. Out of those 26, 14 of them are or were lightweights.
     
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    Hanri Red Belt

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    For some reason i like HW div more. But when you just look at the the fighters yes LW is probably the best on paper.
     
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    So many great divisions!! but yes LW is one of the best atm.
     

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