Shouldn't HW be abolished if FLW is?

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  1. ferrisjso

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    Many people want FLW to be abolished and even don't like BW because the guys are "manlets". However HW has abnormally large people who tend to not be far less athletic than FLW's. HW also had a super fight with LHW and the LHW champ won against their divisions GOAT. So by Cjuedo v TJ logic shouldn't HW be abolished? If it's matter of numbers the HW card's aren't going great either even the superfight between DC and Stipe didn't sell too well.

    So should the HW division be abolished?
     
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    Generally everyone will watch any heavyweight fight in any MMA venue, whereas not many will watch even a fantastic match up between Flyweights in a UFC event.
     
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    No end thread
     
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    HW's slow the action down. FLW's speed it up.
     
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    On the sporting merits though.

    HW does sell better than FLW but even HW's numbers haven't been great unless the dude is named Brock and isn't that due to fans of another sport crossing over?
     
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    If the viewer feels that they can crush the fighters they're watching , they generally dont want to watch . They see it like midget wrestling . " Oh boy look at dem little guys go " . And then they lose interest .
     
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    Opened thread and realized I was already ignoring TS... I can certainly see why
     
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    The sad truth is the Flyweights are 10 times more action packed and technical than HWs, but we just love to see the big boys throw haymakers at each other (for 2 minutes, then it's a low gas tank affair, mostly).

    There will never be a time when they can't find enough fat boys that want to fight each other. There just aren't as many 125 lb dudes around.
     
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    We live in a world where people prefer to see guys like Justin Willis and Allen Crowder fight over someone like Joe B or deiveson figueiredo. Insane.
     
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    Yep. The division should be shw with no limit. the 265 limit is retarded and stops the real big athletic guys competing.
    dont believe me. look up alex the god simon and you'll see the limit is for dickheads.
     
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    Manlet confirmed
     
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    I'm probably one of the few that prefers most Flyweight fights over most HW fights, especially if it's going to be 5 rounds.

    Casuals mostly see 2 behemoths compared to 2 guys half the size of most referees and think it's a gimmick or something, maybe. It also doesn't help that the UFC was pretty shitty in promoting the top flyweights, especially DJ. Some of that is his own fault too, but they never really seemed to fully invest in it.
     
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    Realistically anything under MW should be abolished since apparently anyone under 6'1 220ish is a manlet and not worth watching fight because they are so much smaller than all us jacked skyscrapers.

    Kind of weird FLW is the only one that gets any real hate.
     
  16. Congo66

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    Drop LHW and remove the 265 lb limit at the top end.
    You might get a decent division out of it then. HW has been terrible forever.
     
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    First response nailed it. Kudos.
     
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    Not really trolling, more satire and obvious sarcasm, lol.
     
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  20. Lando

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    Go cuddle TS in a doll house, manlet
     
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