Strange knock outs?

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  1. eternaldarkness

    eternaldarkness Brown Belt

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    is it possible that the big weight cuts some fighters undergo makes them more vulnerable to being knocked out? it seems there is quite a few knockouts in mma from hits that don't look like they should have done much damage. the poirer vs mcgregor fight comes to mind as well as robert whitaker vs xavier lucas. the smaller gloves may play a factor but i'm not sure this is the primary cause. i just finished watching a kickboxing fight where the guy died and it looked like he hardly got hit with much impact at all. how well does the brain rehydrate within twenty four hours after a severe weight cut.
     
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    Weirdest was lutter vs Eastman.
     
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    It doesn't rehydrate well at all TS.
     
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    was a strange knockout, but he still hit him on the chin, i have seen a few fighters get flattened by hits on the top of the head that didn't seen hard enough to knock the skin off custard. the robert whitaker knock out of professor x is the best example i can think of at the moment.
     
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    i kind of assumed as much but i was looking for opinions of people more knowledgable about the subject. thanks for the response.
     
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    Those people you refer to are known as doctors. Around here you're going to get bro science and sarcasm.
     
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    I remember matt lindland being ko'd by himself hitting his head on the mat if I correct
     
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    Gray Maynard wasn't out bro's.
     
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    http://m.espn.go.com/extra/boxing/story?storyId=9759238&src=desktop

     
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    Mac Danzig vs. Joe Stevenson was pretty out of nowhere considering that Danzig isn't known for his power and Stevenson had only been KOd by Pulver in his third career fight.
     
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    your on the money there, but occasionally they can surprise you, there is some very knowledgable people that use this forum, you just have to filter through the shit.
     
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    surprised i haven't had the conor looneys attack me for pointing out how easily poirer went down from a grazing shot.
     
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    Gotta be hughes v newton, no?
     
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    bit out of context, but that was probably one of the strangest knockouts ever.
     
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    He reportedly got KO'd twice badly in training before the fight.
     
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    Mitrione vs De Fries comes to mind

    Not many times you see a guy get rocked and dropped by running into his opponent's hip

    Also Brooks vs Chandler 2

    Clean temple shot and Chandler appears to wave off the fight before getting blasted a few more times
     
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    Yeah Id say it's more linked to damage taken in camp
     
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    nick diaz knocking out robbie lawler with an arm punch comes to mind.
     
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    When Swanson tagged oliviera and he took a couple steps back before he collapsed was pretty weird
     
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    I remember some weird knockouts, Michael Chandler vs Will Brooks ringed a bell. He gets hit flush and just acts all weird and out on his feet never seen anything like that before. Was scary to watch cause he had no idea what happened.
     

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