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Is the UFC Really Making a 145 lb Female Division?

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  1. superpunch Gold Belt

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    It just seems like such a bad idea given how thin female talent is. And then you're going to divide in half?
     
  2. fatlipjesus Banned Banned

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    Stupid.

    They should have made a 125 division if anything.

    Even more dumb that the first 145 title fight doesn't have Cyborg in it.
     
  3. wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

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    Well most of the female talent isn't thin. That's why they are making 145lbs.
     
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    The world was doubting about 135 Women division in the first place, but what we have now? A well established division with lots of talents like Penna, Cat Zingano who can even move up to 145.

    Only those who unlike Cyborg are against the rise of FW, that's all. She just speak out the truth unlike Conor who talk trash just to gain attention, I guess Nowadays UFC fans are rotten to death.
     
  5. thehighking Black Belt

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    I want to be excited about it but I have no interest in seeing 135lb women fight at 145lb. Get some bigger ladies. Maybe they should have made 155lbs instead
     
  6. thehighking Black Belt

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    No way not 125. That would just divide what are already the two weakest divisions in UFC. But ya they should have just waited until Cyborg was ready, this is her division
     
  7. fatlipjesus Banned Banned

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    Well they probably shouldn't do 125 either. But its pretty dumb to have 115, then a big jump to 135 and 145. Would be like having WW, LHW and HW but no MW.

    At least with 125 they can have some fighters fight in their more natural divisions like Shevchenko, would also make possible super fight opportunities between the 115 and 125, and the 125 and 135 divisions.

    But yeah, they shouldn't add anything yet. Its all just a plot to hopefully get Ronda two belts before she retires.
     
  8. bukofezra Purple Belt

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    A lot of bitches struggle to make 135, so 145 will be better for them, especially if they are bloated and retaining water.
     
  9. Guardian MMA Purple Belt

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    Except if Holm wins she will be the one with two UFC titles won, not Ronda.

    Even if Ronda wins Holm would still have been the first women's two weight champion.
     
  10. fatlipjesus Banned Banned

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    Yeah but if Ronda wins and Holm wins..... then they setup the rematch for 2 belts which would be huge.
     
  11. JonnyboyATL Purple Belt

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    Germaine de Randamie pulls out of every other fight she's booked for. She's been around since the start of the W BW division and has only fought 4 times since 2013. The first W FW fight could very well include Cyborg.
     
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    The 135lbs devision was thin at first. Talent will come along.
     
  13. Jackie Blue Gold Belt

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    Yeah. The winner, most likely Holly, will fight Cyborg. I think it helps create a little hype to have a title fight first and then bring in Cyborg, rather than just putting everything on the shelf while she gets ready...
     
  14. thehighking Black Belt

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    2 belts can't be on the line but ya a champion vs champion fight would be marketable. That's probably what they had in mind
     
  15. fatlipjesus Banned Banned

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    Well no, two belts for Ronda is what I meant.
     
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    They only have one 145er in the promotion and they rape her to 140 while giving her belt up for two 135ers cos they all of a sudden need this belt and division. They shoulda waited til she was ready.
     
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    Fighters not already with the UFC who would, could or should they bring in?
     
  18. gevoudane ʇlǝq ʞɔɐlq

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    She never would be thats the problem. They tried many times to get her to sign.

     
  19. knspiracy Brown Belt

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    Bro you can't be serious! Do you follow any reputable MMA news source or ingest any MMA content outside of the actual fighting?
     
  20. StoneWT Purple Belt

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    No way that Ronda fights a superfight at a higher weight. One, there is a chance that it would be against Holly and she has trouble even saying her name. Two, she would lose her excuse(s) against fighting Cyborg if she won. Does she say that their drug testing is inadequate or that her bosses are idiots and Cyborg doesn't deserve to fight her?
     

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