The Trenches, Episode 18 Poll: Will Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw make weight?

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Will there be any weight issues for the UFC Brooklyn Main Event?

  1. TJ Dillashaw misses weight

    6.8%
  2. Henry Cejudo misses weight

    6.8%
  3. Both miss weight

    9.5%
  4. TJ Dillashaw makes weight but is compromised

    16.2%
  5. Henry Cejudo makes weight but is compromised

    1.4%
  6. It's all good, stop worrying so damn much

    59.5%
  1. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Sherdog Main Page writers Ant Walker and Jason Burgos want to talk things over and answer your questions on a Live Video Chat series titled "The Trenches," airing Thursday at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT.

    We also want your thoughts on a poll posted in this thread, with this week's poll question asking the following:

    Will there be any weight issues for the UFC Brooklyn main event?

    Chime in on the conversation by voting in our poll or posting any fight questions you have.

    Ant holds over 15 years of martial arts experience, training in multiple styles including Boxing, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Kung Fu and Krav Maga, and also coached amateur MMA fighters. A former Sherdog Radio Network personality and current contributor to Sherdog.com, this self-described "gym rat" seeks to impart his knowledge and discuss all things MMA with his fellow community members.

    A journalist by trade, Jason has also co-hosted and produced multiple podcasts (including the "Fight Strength Podcast" with American Top Team trainer Phil Daru) over the years. He has contributed for several publications, and was a Senior Editor for MMASucka.com before landing at Sherdog. Along with his plethora of articles based on his exclusive interviews, Jason frequently covers live events for the site, chronicling the happenings with his growing photographic talents.

    Select questions from this thread will be answered in the article, and additional questions from this thread may be used in an upcoming episode of live video chat series 'The Trenches,' hosted on the forum every Thursday. Below are links to previous episodes of that series as well as his previous 'Ask Ant' articles.

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    Thank you, and please be respectful. We appreciate it.
     
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    Actual question: UFC have any possible interest in an open weight masters series for fighters no longer fit to compete in an actual competitive division, yet big name enough to still sell fights?
     
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  3. Kung Fu Tze

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    Going to sleep on it and hopefully give ya'll one to think about this week...
     
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    Why hasn't PVZ shaved her head yet?
     
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    PurpleStorm Brown Belt

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    Hi Ant.
    Apart from UFC, which fight organizations do you enjoy watching?
    Thanks my man. Hope you're enjoying a good new year.
     
  6. Buff

    Buff Trash Belt Degenerate

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    Will we ever get a tournamemt?
     
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    Have you ever seen a woman beat up a man in any of your classes?
     
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    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Are interim titles a complete joke now?
     
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    More 10-10 rounds?
     
  10. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    Combat sports questions only, please.
     
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    Who is the next boxer you see possibly testing themselves in the Octagon?

    Which fighter do you see giving Amanda Nunes a challenge these days?

    Is the fate of the 125 pound division on the shoulders of Henry Cejudo?

    What could be the reasoning for the strange call out of Anthony Pettis to Stephen Thompson?

    Do you see Max Holloway holding his ground and staying at 145 or bending for Dana by moving to 155?
    Who would make the most sense for his defense at 145? What fights make sense for him at 155?

    What kind of Cain are you expecting to see in his return? How will his style change or stay the same based on his recent trail of injuries?

    Fedor vs Bader. Who ya got?
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    All solid questions, thank you, and the bolded one in particular will more than likely make its way on the broadcast tomorrow.
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Hello Ant, Jason, and any Spouses who might be appearing in the background!



    * This Weeks ESPN card is almost... suspiciously good. The UFC's career on FOX started with a similar bang but then dilapidated in wow-quality. Do you think the same will be true for the ESPN-era or will the awesomeness of this card be a hallmark of the UFC-ESPN marriage?

    * According to Tapology data, the USA's MMA regional scene has experienced a staggering 40% decrease in events held since 2013! Numbers from Brazil from a similarly steep downwards trend. What is happening -- and should I start panicking right now!?

     
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    So. Talked to @jei earlier about Cejudo vs TJ and got me thinking... So, TJ looking lean is supposedly still around 130-135. What do you think would happen if ( for some reason ) he can't make 125 at the last minute? This is the big ESPN UFC stream debut. Maybe ( if TJ can still get cleared to fight ) change it to a BW title fight...
     
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    Ant, what do you think about the recent Jon Jones situation? I work in the pharmacy industry and have a fair deal of information on prescribing drugs dealing with hormone levels but am no expert on "pulsing" in reference to Turinabol. Is the explanation we received reasonable or is the rumor of Jon not being clean a lot murkier than the UFC would like us to believe?
     
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    Yeah, you're definitely going to have to go over pulsing and how no one has ever had anything happen like this "pulsing" nonsense.

    You would think AC's and USADA would still be testing him to monitor...
     
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    What do MMA Journalists do?
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    The poll question for the week has been posted, with this week's question asking:

    Will there be any weight issues for the UFC Brooklyn main event?
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    And as a note, TJ Dillashaw just said that he is 128 pounds today.
     
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    UL no more yellows Double Yellow Card

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    i don't know if mystic UL should say
     

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