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What do you think about the 145 pounds weightclass. Jens Pulver said, he is going down to 145 after his fight with BJ. I guess he was talking about going to the WEC.
Do you think 145 has future in UFC?

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Post #1   6/24/07 6:19:01PM   

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I really hope the UFC has a 145 lb weightclass soon. The casual American fans need to see Kid and we would be able to see many talented fighters like Faber. This is an awesome weightlclass, fast paced fights and the fighters never gas out. Come on UFC make it happen!

Post #2   6/24/07 6:23:20PM   

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as quick as the 155lb class has taken off i wouldnt doubt if you saw it eventually. idk though it took them long enough to get it back

Post #3   6/24/07 6:30:04PM   

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kid could fight as a lightweight if he wanted to, he has obviously proven he has the skill to do it with his k-1 matches, and he would only need to gain like 2 pounds to fight legally as a LW in north america. I truthfully would prefer to see him fight as a lightweight, but yeah a featherweight division would be pretty sweet to see in the UFC also.

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I think it would be cool...and some smaller 155ers could drop and fight 145 id vote yes.

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I would love to see a featherweight division with Kid, Faber, Genki Sudo, and Pulver to start. I believe Ken Flo and Manny could probably drop down to 145 too. Maybe even Stout.

It will be interesting to see if they try to put it together.

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ya any weight class will be good in the ufc, and at 145 jens will do good i think he will be ranked her pretty soon in all MMA.

Post #7   6/24/07 9:28:03PM   

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I'm pretty sure that the stance that UFC has is that they will stick with the weight classes that they have...and leave the lighter weight classes to the WEC.

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i would like to see 145 weightclass in the ufc

Post #9   6/24/07 11:58:49PM   

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I would like to see the UFC have 145's. But on the other hand, all that matters is if all the best 145's are in the same org. If the WEC can get the best to fight there, then the problem of 145 pound division is resolved. I don't need to see a UFC logo to enjoy a fight.

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Maybe Zuffa will try to popularize WEC by using the featherweight class... :)

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I think that all MMA orgs should recognize all weight classes.

Post #12   6/25/07 2:39:23PM   

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i like the idea of a 145 lb weight class, however 155 still has much to prove to the casual fan ( not real fans ). in a few years after LW is solidified we should see a 145 lb class, it would be great, some guys are too small for 155 like hominick, even though he beat yves edwards. plus, with jens pulver possibly leading the pack, it opens up the door for more people to become exposed to kid and faber and aoki etc. however, i dont like the idea of a weight class every ten pounds, 145 is low enough for a top org for now, though 135 lbers are quite entertaining as well. i walk around 140-145 and would love to see the lighter guys get some more recognition.

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Post #13   6/25/07 4:25:20PM