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Yoshihiro Akiyama cuts down to 170-pounds (Pic)

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apanese superstar Yoshihiro Akiyama recently made the decision to drop down to the welterweight division after plenty of poking and prodding from his employers and repeated pleas from pundits and fans alike.

Well, his first test run to 170-pounds was a resounding success, as you can see in the picture above (via Ameblo.jp). "Sexyama" managed to cut around 33 pounds in just four weeks.

Difficult as that may have been, it proves he's finally ready to make the switch.

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I don't know about you guys but I'm definitely pumped for his WW debut (whoever that may be against).

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My god is he shreded

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I'm hoping for Akiyama vs. Hardy

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He looks fuckin' ripped. Cant wait to see him at 170, where he shouldve been from the beginning.

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He used to be kind of thick, but the dude is cut up now! Holy crap! I'll be rooting for him against whomever they put in front of him.

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Posted by Theoutlaw08

I'm hoping for Akiyama vs. Hardy



I'd love to see that as well.

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Maybe now he will fully use his Judo skills, I don't think he will have a choice in the matter defending takedowns from all the wrestlers at WW.

I agree a fight with Hardy would be great. Alves would be another good name to throw in there.

Looks like we'll never see the Wand/Sexyama fight now :(

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I'm a fan of Akiyama. I hope he has a big run at WW. Here's hoping that he gets back to his winning ways.

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He looks bulemic, not hreded. Wait till you see his cardio now.

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Posted by ghandikush

He looks bulemic, not hreded. Wait till you see his cardio now.



Somebody get this guy a puppy or something. Debbie Downer.

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Posted by ghandikush

He looks bulemic, not hreded. Wait till you see his cardio now.


He just looks to be in good shape to me. I hope it's more like BJ Penn going down from 170 to 155. I hope it's not like James Irvin cutting to 185.

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