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Old 10-05-2006, 07:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I say YES PLEASE to a UFC featherweight division!!!!
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Old 10-05-2006, 07:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I was just thinking today at work about making a poll to see ask how many years everyone thinks it will take for the UFC to get a featherweight division. How can you say there are not enough good fighters at 145 MMA freak? You don't know that. Have you seen EVERY 145-pound fighter in the world fight? Just cuz you haven't heard of any doesn't mean there isn't any. What would be the reason there are no good 145-pound fighters? I don't understand why you said that for no good reason?
You misread me once again.

I said there are a lot of good people in the division, just not much who fight in it.
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Old 10-05-2006, 07:54 PM   #13 (permalink)
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You misread me once again.

I said there are a lot of good people in the division, just not much who fight in it.

That makes no sense, if they're in the division....are they not fighting???? How can there be good fighters in a 145 pound division that don't fight?
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Old 10-05-2006, 07:56 PM   #14 (permalink)
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That makes no sense, if they're in the division....are they not fighting???? How can there be good fighters in a 145 pound division that don't fight?
There are good fighters in the division, don't read "a lot of" but there are not much people who fight at 145 in the world of MMA. All I know is Yamamoto, Urijah Faber, Gilbert Melendez, Jeff Curran, thats about it.
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My personal feeling is that 5 weight classes is enough.

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MW
LHW
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What we really need are more talented fighters in the UFC. I'm getting concerned that the talent is getting spread around in different organizations (IFL, K1, KOTC, Bodog, etc).

I feel that less organizations would be good for the sport.
Otherwise this MMA spike in popularity will fade just as fast as the Texas Hold'em craze did.
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Old 10-05-2006, 08:29 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Thats the way it should be imo
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Old 10-05-2006, 08:56 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Yeah 155 is close enough. Eat a f#@$ing taco and you can make 155 if you fight at 145. No big deal.
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Old 10-05-2006, 09:12 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I think if they made a 145 division it would take away a lot of good fighters from the 155 pound division ,so you'd have one okay division and one pretty weak division.I'm sure eventually they'll have 145 pound champion in the UFC ,but I hope that's not untill a long ass time later.I mean they just brought back the 155 pound division it's still way too soon to bring in the 145 pound division.
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Old 10-05-2006, 09:24 PM   #19 (permalink)
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There are good fighters in the division, don't read "a lot of" but there are not much people who fight at 145 in the world of MMA. All I know is Yamamoto, Urijah Faber, Gilbert Melendez, Jeff Curran, thats about it.
Well then no I didn't misread you man. Just because you haven't heard of any doesn't mean they don't exist man like I said the first time. And I'm not saying your wrong cuz I don't know, but are you sure Melendez is a featherweight???
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I've been interested in seeing the UFC add the 145 division since Mark Hominick mentioned it in his post-fight interview against Yves Edwards. I could imagine these guys would be a thrill to watch, and after they crown a new lightweight champion, you have to wonder what Dana White is gonna do to spice up all of the divisons a bit.
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