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Daniel Cormier planning to continue as heavyweight while slowly cutting to make 205

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Daniel Cormier is planning to make the move to light heavyweight but will be taking the long road, slowly dieting his way down to 205 while competing as a heavyweight.

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Post #1   5/13/13 4:07:34PM   

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Probably the best and only way for Daniel considering his past

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Huge respect, as well as an example to those that continually insist that there "junk-food & beer only" intake regime is more important than cutting a lil body fat to drop & be the best they can be. Roy, Hunt, & all the others that think they're "good enough" already..too good to worry about losing a few..need take note.

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Posted by Tyzzler

Huge respect, as well as an example to those that continually insist that there "junk-food & beer only" intake regime is more important than cutting a lil body fat to drop & be the best they can be. Roy, Hunt, & all the others that think they're "good enough" already..too good to worry about losing a few..need take note.



Yea I dont think either of them really care and are fine with the way they are.

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Posted by Tyzzler

Huge respect, as well as an example to those that continually insist that there "junk-food & beer only" intake regime is more important than cutting a lil body fat to drop & be the best they can be. Roy, Hunt, & all the others that think they're "good enough" already..too good to worry about losing a few..need take note.



Are you suggesting Hunt can make Lhw?
Because Hunt and Nelson both are the slimmest theyve been in their professional mma careers.

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Posted by Shawn91111

Probably the best and only way for Daniel considering his past



You're probably right given his kidneys but I'd hate to see him have to fight someone Overeem's size while only weighing 215. If I were in his shoes I think I'd just take the time off fighting to trim down so as to not ruin my perfect record and chance to fight Bones.

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I think its smart, gives him time and flexibility...he doesn't have to be huge to outwrestle Overeem.

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Posted by jae_1833

I think its smart, gives him time and flexibility...he doesn't have to be huge to outwrestle Overeem.



Cormier might very well be able to out wrestle Overeem even with a lighter frame but you can't act like a 50lb weight disadvantage is nothing.

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Certainly correct, and I don't think he can nor does he plan to drop 50 pounds that quickly. He would probably match up with him at 225-230.

Post #9   5/16/13 5:23:42PM   

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I still think he fights onyl one more time this year at heavyweight than 2014 he will be at light heavyweight

Post #10   5/16/13 5:43:58PM