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The Case for Cruiserweight

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Cruiserweight?
yes 14 37%
no 12 32%
not yet but someday 12 32%
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UFC 91. Randy Couture vs. Brock Lesnar for the prestigious UFC heavyweight championship. “The Natural” has overcome many obstacles in his heralded UFC career including being the “old-man,” but there was just no way he could overcome the sheer size and strength difference

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Just because...

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If it's weight-class discussion it goes here. Closed.

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Posted by bojangalz

If it's weigh-class discussion it goes here. Closed.

Post #3   8/2/09 9:56:41PM   

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why do people always despise the idea of more weight classes?

a classes isn't needed between 155 and 170 or even 170 and 185
a 195 would be nice and a cruiser weight has got to happen IMO

a cruiser weight class being needed cant be argued.

what randy did at UFC 91 was very very ballsy. 220 against a 280?

if Urijah fought Henderson people would freak and no one would deny the fact that something needs added between the 150lber and the 200lber

Now :135..145..155...170...185....205...........265
Later135..145..155...170...185..195..205......235......265

Not a problem what so ever imo

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I would like to see a cruiserweight division, I think most peoples gripe with this is the what would be new HW division would be very thin as far as talent goes. But I think it should and will happen in a few years.

Post #5   8/2/09 11:02:25PM   

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195 weight class!!!

Post #6   8/2/09 11:10:29PM   

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there's no need for 195, but the need for a 225/230 or so class is definitely rising. I'd say it will be feasible within the next 1-2 years.

There won't be a need for 10 pound differential weight classes for a very, very long time IMO.

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Can we please stop already?! There has been probably five or six discussions on these boards in the last week regarding weight classes. I see no reason this discussion needs to be beat to death yet again.

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my only problem would be that there aren't enough legit heavyweights. in the article it named only lesnar and carwin. i could think of a few more, but not many. other than that i think it would be a good idea. i've thought about it before and i would love to see cruiserweight added to the ufc.

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Everything up until heavyweight shouldn't ever change. I'm against a bunch of new weight classes, but if any needs to change it's add one between 205 and 265. Every weight class has like a 15 lb space between, and then 60 for heavyweight. But I don't wanna see like 15 weight classes like boxing. I love how the UFC has it set up, it's perfect IMO.

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theres is no need for a 195 weightclass, no need, i would actually be upset with this addition, it would kill the MW division and hurt the BEST division in MMA the LHW, but a cruiser weight is def needed, maybe not now but within 3 years i think, i dont like the 240 limit too high, i say just spilt it down the middle and make it 206-235, thats the only weightclass that needs to be added

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Randy can make 205 if he wants its just that its a little harder and the HW weight class is much weaker so he chooses to stay there.

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Posted by bojangalz

Can we please stop already?! There has been probably five or six discussions on these boards in the last week regarding weight classes. I see no reason this discussion needs to be beat to death yet again.




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Post #14   8/3/09 4:08:52AM   

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Posted by Shawn91111


Posted by bojangalz

Can we please stop already?! There has been probably five or six discussions on these boards in the last week regarding weight classes. I see no reason this discussion needs to be beat to death yet again.




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Ugh... No thank you. They can keep that job. I do enough modding at my day job.

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