Listing accurate heights might help influence betting lines

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  1. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Purple Belt

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    Conor Mcgregor is a legit 5 foot 9.

    Tyron Woodley is shorter than he’s billed. He’s not 5’9 he’s 5’7 or 5’8 and jacked.

    Randy is not 6’2

    GSP is a legit 5 foot 10 or 5’9 and a half

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  2. magicmarker Brown Belt

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    I agree but these are not good pictures as evidence. Some guys wear footwear and some don’t for the weigh-in face off. Until they do actual measurements, the in cage shots of them going over the instructions is going to be your best bet to get an accurate picture of their height.
     
  3. Buff Trash Belt Degenerate

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    "KANE!!! By Gawd... He must be over seven and a half feet tall"

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  4. JabToucher Banned Banned

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    Your own guessed heights are just as incorrect!
    Conor's 5'8 and half.

    And no way is Woodley 5'7
     
  5. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Purple Belt

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    If Conor is 5’8 and a half that makes Mendes like 5’5. And Eddie Alvarez like 5’7. He towered over both.
     
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    UFC always lies with fighter heights. they claim that Rashad Evans is 6 foot (6'0'') thats what he is officially listed as on UFC.com .. which is totally not true. I saw Rashad in person at UFC Fan Expo in 2014 and no way is he 6 foot. he is 5'10'' at the max!!!!. and even thats being very kind, probably 5'9'' 1/2

    Most of the fighters were sitting down signing at the fan expo so I can't see their height, but Rashad was standing and he ain't over 5'10''.
     
  9. JabToucher Banned Banned

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    Almost spot on. Both are shorter than they are billed at. What a surprise.
     
  10. Fergelmince Black Belt

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    Nate Diaz is about 9ft tall

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  11. Zebra Cheeks 2Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Most seasoned betters would look to check that info in some way before placing a bet, and wouldn’t take a listing at face value
     
  12. calisoul Purple Belt

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    Some fighters cut height. How can you know what height they are at fight time?

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  13. blewgums Vintage Buick Racing Bastard

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    You tellin' me Ronda's not 8' 9"?

    Mind blown!!!!
     
  14. george14 Purple Belt

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    I agree with the overall sentiment that heights are inaccurate, but some of the pictures you see aren't a good barometer. Guys are slouching, wearing different shoes, etc. The most egregious one I can think of is Carwin being listed at 6'5".
     
  15. bigconan Gold Belt

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    I just don't understand. they weigh each fighter...making sure their exact weight...why can't they do that for height...every fighter has to go through a medical checkup to fight...at some point, why can't their height be measured? i'm sure the ufc is aware of the huge discrepancies in reported heights of fighters...people have been complaining about it for years now...so why don't they measure them? it would literally take 10 seconds...
     
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    What makes it even funnier is that Carwin said on Reddit that his real height is 6'0.5"

    They actually listed him 4.5 inches taller than his real height :D
     
  17. Beherit Black Belt

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    1 ) Obviously conor is smaller than nate diaz who is 6"00 so 1.83 m.
    So conor's height << 6"00/1m83

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    2 ) Conor looked a little bit smaller than romero ( romero's real height is hard to find but according to his manager romero is 5"9/5"10 )
    - So Conor's height < 5"10
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    3 ) Conor is slightly taller than RDA
    - So conor's height > 5"7
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    4 ) Conor looked slightly smaller than Khabib by maybe 1 or 2 cm.
    So conor's height < 5ft9 and a quarter


    Conclusion : conor is 5ft9 most likely ( same as poirier and they indeed looked the same height )
     
  18. JabToucher Banned Banned

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    That's a lot of effort to go through. While you could have just used celeb heights.

    PS, this site is the most accurate on heights out there.
    https://www.celebheights.com/s/Conor-McGregor-48848.html
     
  19. Dana's Moonface Silver Belt

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    Conor is likely 5'8.5 in all honesty

    Probably 5'9 if measured first thing in the morning or wearing a flat shoe
     
  20. Beherit Black Belt

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    I have done that a long time ago, I just repost it. celebheights is not a source at all.
     

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