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Legacy FC signs 'TUF 12' champ Jonathan Brookins, who's headed to flyweight

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Jonathan Brookins (13-6), a fan favorite who won “The Ultimate Fighter 12? as a lightweight, is headed to flyweight with a new promotional home.

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Post #1   1/24/14 7:24:52PM   

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Brookins at 125lbs?Now that's just crazy.

I thought Cowboy Cerrone was crazy for wanting to cut to Featherweight. This is way to small of a weight class for Brookins. The guy is like 6 feet tall.

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How the hell is he going to make 125? He was skinny at Featherweight.

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Always thought he wasn't mentally tough enough to be a fighter, like the guy is just to nice of a person. Will always remember GSP yelling Jon-a-tin during his fights on TUF.

Be interesting if he looks good at Flyweight.

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I know dude is spiritual and stuff so maybe he'll stop eating?? LOL jk, but damn Brookins at 125 lbs, is straight up crazy. Maybe he should try 135 first. I always thought he was a pretty big FW, honestly. Wasn't he on TUF at 155?

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Big fan of Brookins! Was weird when he stepped away from the UFC last year but glad he's back

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I didn't even know he was cut. Damn that's wild well lets hope he gets back on track on whatever weight he chooses and back to the UFC.

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Don't have the link on hand, but someone did a great story about him travelling to India to battle his drug and alcohol addiction. Was a bad alcoholic his entire fight career apparently, and the last guy you'd think that about.

That said, no way on Earth he makes Flyweight. He's bigger than Roop and Roop cuts insane weight to make Bantamweight.

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Posted by Svartorm

Don't have the link on hand, but someone did a great story about him travelling to India to battle his drug and alcohol addiction. Was a bad alcoholic his entire fight career apparently, and the last guy you'd think that about.

That said, no way on Earth he makes Flyweight. He's bigger than Roop and Roop cuts insane weight to make Bantamweight.



I think this is the story you are talking about Svartorm. I read this a while back. Sounds like this is the one you were referring to.



Brookins India Full Story

Post #11   1/25/14 4:02:09PM