What's the oldest age you could start training and become a UFC champ

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  1. Vitor CroCop

    Vitor CroCop Right Wing Liberal Banned

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    What say you sherbros? I'd say the cutoff is somewhere around 30 for a phenom A level athlete. Especially a HW. Thoughts?
     
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    78 for sure...with a few pops of TBol for good measure.

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    Just make sure your name is Marty from Nebraska and you'll be fine.
     
  4. Willek

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    Are you serious? That is way too old?
     
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  5. csmoove899

    csmoove899 Yellow Belt

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    30s for LHW and HW because they are unskilled, ~15 is latest for all other divisions in at least some form of combat
     
  6. Chok Sok Te

    Chok Sok Te Blue Belt

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    No training in any martial arts or no training in mma?
     
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    Depends on the athlete...
     
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    iwillbebackin3weeks Purple Belt

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    combat background => 30-33 and maybe 35

    without? hard to say ... 25-27?

    Lomachenko is 31 and lets say he comes to mma at 33, i think he would need max. 15 months (34), cuz muscle memory is still there, to be a tough fight for pretty much any FW & down.
     
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  9. Vitor CroCop

    Vitor CroCop Right Wing Liberal Banned

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    starting completely from scratch
     
  10. qw3rty

    qw3rty R.I.P @FrankieNYC

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    Well, Shaquille O'Neal is 47 and sherdoggers always say a bigger guy could beat any manlet. Add it 2 weeks of TDD just in case...
     
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    Anyone who ever asks a question like this or "is it too late to do X" will always be a failure in life.
     
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  12. BC

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    Well said. Just do it, go for it and put your all into whatever it is that you do. Don’t waste time asking what if? Or it is it too late?
     
  13. GiSP

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    Obviously depends what you mean by training.

    Cormier didn’t start mma training til when? But, I believe he trained wrestling much earlier.
     
  14. Chok Sok Te

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    With a PicoPass 30 for every class under hw. No juicing probably early 20s.

    HW a fair amount older, those guys are harder hitting but also a lot slower
     
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  15. MakeSherdogGreatAgain

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    As long as you're athletic and there is some aspect of mma that isn't foreign to you, you might do well. It really is a young man's sport though. Most of the really high level guys have been doing some form of combat sport since they were kids.
     
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    Vitor CroCop Right Wing Liberal Banned

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  17. ramair455

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    How about an Olympic Wrestler before he started MMA, big difference
     
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    At HW?

    80+, you just need to be jacked and last long enough for the other guy to gas after 3-4 punches.
     
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    There is zero chance he could make 265 these days no matter how much he trains
     
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    No A level athletic is going to start MMA age 30 and beat Jones
     

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