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post #91 of (permalink) Old 01-30-2013, 12:52 PM
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Again, no.

Henry Cejudo wrestled in the lowest weight in the Olympics which is 121 and was a projected flyweight. Cutting 6 more lbs for these guys would damn near kill them. Cejudo could barely make 121 after his first Olympics.

Originally Posted by OHKO View Post
I know these guys do not actually weigh 115 lbs. I mentioned in my post as these guys WEIGHING IN at 115lbs. I don't have any idea how much guys weighing this little should cut while staying healthy, but I presume around 5~10 lbs? These guys can easily fight in the flyweight division by not cutting weight or bulking up a little more and cutting a few pounds. Really no need to add an additional weight class. The strawweights can definitely help add depth to the flyweight division, which is in need of some help.

That's another thing. They aren't super athletic explosive guys like you saw last week with Dodson and Johnson.

Coming from someone who has actually seen Strawweight fights, they are basically just like malnourished Japanese guys and a few very small east Asians.

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