Originally Posted by limba
That true, even though his camp and some of his fans were the only ones believing that story.
This time though, we're talking about another thing.
AOmething that's pretty much an X factor: it's all suppositions.
Even though Florian looked like a "mini-Skelletor" at the 155 weigh-ins, he never had any real problems with being drained, gassing or stuff like that, if i remember correctly.
He didn't look 100% right at the weigh ins - too skinny for most people's taste - but he performed OK.
This time though, it's something new.
And, i've read, this is gonna be his first attempt at cutting down to 145. He had no practice cutts before.
So...it's gonna be something new for him.
I hope it doesn't affect him too much, because i think his fight against Nunes can be a very exciting fight.
Skill-wise i see Florian having the edge, but the weight issue hangs in the balance a lot for now.
Gonna make my mind up after watching the weigh-ins.
I think Nunes will look good standing his hands are a lot faster than Kenny's and I don't expect him to be bewildered by a jab or fearful of the power of a skeleton. He wasn't afraid to strike inside with Brown who is a lot more compact and muscled up at 145 than Kenny was even at 155. I also don't think much of Kenny's wrestling overall or bjj off of his back so I believe Nunes will dictate where the fight takes place. He trains with a lot of great BJJ guys also so even if he gets taken down I think he can avoid being subbed.