Olympics weight cutting?

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  1. serr

    serr Green Belt

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    Do boxers have same day weigh-ins for boxing? How long do they have to rehydrate after weigh-ins?
     
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    tehmvp WBA Super Neighborhood Champion Platinum Member

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    They weigh in every day as they advance. There is probably no rehydration or weight cutting at all.
     
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    DaveDave Blue Belt

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    ^ That.

    Yo-yoing your weight when you have to fight five-six times in two weeks probably isn't practicable (& the stuff you'd have to take to make it practicable would get you kicked out of the Olympics quicker than you can say "Therapeutic Use Exemption" certificate).
     

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