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  1. The Beast Within Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Let's unveil a double standard here, Conor McGregor gets criticized for not fighting in "his true weight class", what about Dos Anjos? didn't he say he walks at .... was it 190 lbs? or even more? so why nobody talks shit about him "ducking" WW? now i'm going to ask you all how would he fare against some WW:

    vs Condit
    vs Maia
    vs Wonderboy
    vs Hendricks
    vs Brown
    vs Woodley
    vs Rory
    vs Lawler
    vs Cote
     
  2. Evangelion Gold Belt

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    Connor really hasn't got that much criticism for fighting at fw
     
  3. M Raid K Black Belt

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    You do realize that the gap between FW and LW is 10 lbs and the gap between LW and WW is 15 lbs? As well as RDA is one of the shortest LW height-wise (there are some LWs who are 5'8", but very few) and doesn't have a 6'2" person reach.
     
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    I've never seen RDA look like an aids infected crack head on his death bed during weigh ins. Then having a giant size advantage fight night.

    Not to mention the gap between LW and WW is 50% bigger.
     
  5. The Beast Within Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    i do but if dos anjos walks at 190/195 like he said why no one criticizes him of "ducking" WW? he's bigger than Bendo
     
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    he's as tall as woodley
     
  7. Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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    This. Not nearly as much as shit as Anderson, GSP, Jones etc. get/used to get
     
  8. M Raid K Black Belt

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    Well, there are no 5'8" WWs at all in the UFC, so Woodley is as short as WW can get. He's built like a tank with a shitload of muscles though, so that helps him.
     
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    Because he doesn't have other physical advantages which heavy guys usually enjoy and for which they cut so much weight (height, reach and frame). Jones is accused of ducking HW and his physical advantages are well-documented. Rockhold is accused of ducking LHW and he's 6'3" with 77" reach.
     
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    This thread won't go well. It'll shift attention on Conor and a lot of folk who were certain he'd have lost in the UFC by now are circling around tonight.
     
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    he has same reach as bendo and he's bigger tho
     
  12. FlyingKimurabar Silver Belt

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    Walk around dont mean shit sonny. That's his out of camp weight. You really think he's 190 in the cage? lol. Him and Conor will probably weigh the same on fight night.
     
  13. conorbless1 Banned Banned

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    Weigh-in dos Anjos:

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    Weigh in McGregor:

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    He doesn't look as bad during weight cuts, and doesn't dwarf most of his division like Conor did. That's simply why people don't shit on him for that.

    I like Conor, one of my favorites to watch, but all of this was kind of a concern. I don't want him to fight at FW ever again, that sucks for Aldo because I would have wanted him to have a rematch but weigh ins were becoming more and more ridiculous and it raised question about the "balance" of the fights
     
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    This.
     
  16. The Beast Within Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    so your answer is ; he gets destroyed by all those WW?
     
  17. conorbless1 Banned Banned

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    No, the answer is McGregor is a natural LW and so is dos Anjos.
     
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    FW McG on weigh-in day =

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    0-33899.jpg this is him at the brimage fight weigh in, something went wrong after i must admit, as you can see he looked great here(iv ban maybe?) btw be honest if bendo can fight at WW so can RDA i don't see why not
     
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    I'm not convinced Bendo will do well at WW. He looked exactly the same and guys will be bigger and stronger once he gets to the elite.
     
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    i've never heard anything of this criticism of conor. almost all the top guys at FW kill themselves to make weight, including aldo. you're saying RDA should fight at WW because he potentially walks around at 190? wtf is you point other than a new thread to nuthug on conor.
     

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