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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-07-2010, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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Catchweight vs. Openweight

is there a differance, or is it just two names for the same thing?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-07-2010, 11:48 AM
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Catchweight is an agreed upon weight Outside of a distinct class, Wanderlei vs Rich Franklin was a catchweight at 195, inbetween middle and light heavyweight. open weight is no weight limits, this first UFC tournaments were open weights.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-07-2010, 03:05 PM
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Just to clarify, open weight means one guy can weigh in at for example 180 and the other guy at 250.

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Yes, pretty much.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2010, 11:38 PM
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In a catchweight there is a specific weightlimit, whereass in openweight there is no weight limit!

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