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Meltzer: "We're getting this new weight class(Women's FW) largely because they need a title fight"

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  1. Lawblaw Black Belt

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  2. BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    They are overly obsessed with having title fights, not very PPV has to be a title fight.
     
  3. AceCooch Ace Land

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    Fook Meltzer, who the fook is this guy? There are no belts only the McGregor belts
     
  4. TCE The Three Piece with the Soda

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    I remember the days the UFC only had WW, MW, LHW and HW.
     
  5. sirmorbach These violent delights have violent ends

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    - Oh hey now, look, this card sucks, let's create another fucking belt so we can pretend this main event is actually interesting.
    - But sir, what if the weight class already has a champion?
    - Who cares, ya goof, make it an interim belt.
    - But Dana, sir, what if we already have a title fight scheduled and an interim belt's not an option?
    - Well fuck it, in that case we create a whole new weight class that nobody cares about. We need a shiny belt for the posters though.
     
  6. TheTimeIsNotNow Red Belt

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    This division will be a dumpster fire and even more bereft of talent that the other Women's divisions.
     
  7. chitoortiz Silver Belt

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    I remember the days when the UFC had no weight classes.
     
  8. johnnyroastbeef Banned Banned

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    1. add belt
    2. 150k ppv
    3. ???
    4. profit
     
  9. Soul On Ice Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Trying to set up a summer mega fight too.

    If Ronda and Holly win their next fights they'll rematch in a champion vs champion fight...But If Holly loses at UFC 208 they'll try to get Cyborg to fight for the 145 belt ASAP and do Cyborg X Ronda, champion vs champion

    ...If Ronda loses to Nunes tho it all blows up in their face
    bork1}bork1}bork1}bork1}bork1}
     
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  10. sirmorbach These violent delights have violent ends

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  11. BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    I was going to say "or if Cyborg loses to GDR" but then Ronda could just fight GDR at 145 lol.
     
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    I remember the days preUFC
     
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    Didn't need Meltzer to report it, it's painfully obvious. This "division" will not even have 10 fighters a year from now unless you count 135ers doing one-offs
     
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    I remember when the UFC was a fetus.
     
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    Given that the UFC refused for YEARS to make a women's featherweight division, then had Cyborg spend a year cutting down to 140 for no good Goddamn reason, and then couldn't wait a month for her to be ready, that seems like the most reasonable explanation.
     
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    "Fat Cat" Zingano will be champion at a chubby 160.
     
  17. orangecuse Gold Belt

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    Shouldn't be that hard to figure out.

    ???= Pay the fighters shit.
     
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    They are really stretching their credibility to beyond breaking point with this women's title. It's two bantamweights fighting for a make believe title in a division above them that doesn't exist. Absolute nonsense.
     
  19. warriorscommando I will always protect you

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    I'm sure there are plenty of gals who will be willing to fight at FW for a chance at the belt unless Cyborg starts a real murder rampage.
     
  20. chitoortiz Silver Belt

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    Agree.

    And the AV.

    One of the most underrated bands in history.

    Kudos.
     
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