What is the shortest you can be successful in the UFC?

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  1. superpunch Gold Belt

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    Even at 125 lbs, we've never had anyone under 5'3". Yet, lots of people shorter than that are 125 lbs. How short can a fighter be and still be able to compete in the UFC?

    What about at HW? Daniel Cormier is 5'9.25" and does well.
     
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    To fight competitively at 125, you probably need to be a natural 150, which is pretty robust for 5'3. I doubt you can be much shorter than that.
     
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    4'7" Deron Winn fights at MW
     
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    True but his success is questionable.
     
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    A 4’11 Joe Rogan in his prime would rule the middle weight division
     
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    4'5. SUPER ATHLETIC DWARVES WILL RULE THE FW DIVISION IN 5 YEARS.

    I'm training them. Watch out Fig.
     
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    How someone can be so short astounds me
     
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    Shane Carwin can cut to at least 5 foot 3 I believe
     
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    I am sure a 5.2 guy can be competitive. Mighty Mouse was 5.3 and the best in the world. So 1 inch shorter must be possible.

    Ps. I saw footage of a blonde guy with super short legs in a KO compilation. Dude looked 5.0, but nowidea who he was and where he fought.
     
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    We already have WMMA in the UFC, may as well have legit midgets too
     
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    I bet they got some in Dagestan already,that dont live on the mountains,but IN.
     
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    Some jacked dwarf is what I'm thinking of. Imagine a 4'10 guy built like Ubereem or Palhares. How would he do at 125?
     
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    5 feet no, 6 feet
     
  14. Chael_Sonnen I predict a 2nd round KO via spinning backfist.

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    Oh yeah, I legit think a 4'10 dwarf could do well. Imagine a Palhares type dwarf doing flips and imanari rolls and ripping peoples legs off.

    fuckn terrifying.
     
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    id quit the sport if that happened.
     
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    Those ring girls are short af
     
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    He is short and he missed weight when he fought Darren Stewart
     
  18. Chael_Sonnen I predict a 2nd round KO via spinning backfist.

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    Haha we both know you would love it.
     
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    The circus usually scoops those types up early on
     
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    Jessica Andrade is 5'1", so I guess there's your bar to clear.
     

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