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Old 02-01-2009, 03:49 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Honestly, Thiago is disproportionately top-heavy, whereas GSP's weight is more evenly distributed. Come fight night, they'll both be re-hydrated at about 185lbs, size won't make much of a difference.
Yeah, Thiago is around 200ish 198ish for his fights. He cuts 30 pounds and puts it back on.
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i'm pretty sure that thiago was like 198ish for the Kos fight on fightday
Yeah, that's what he said post-fight. Crazy
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Yeah, Thiago is around 200ish 198ish for his fights. He cuts 30 pounds and puts it back on.
I don't think he's 200lbs when he fights. Brock Lesnar doesn't balloon up to 300lbs after re-hydrating, he puts on a maximum 15-20lbs. A lot of these guys use IVs to re-hydrate themselves, but even then, I've never heard of a fighter putting 30lbs of water-weight back on overnight.

EDIT: Even if he does weight 198lbs on fight day, I don't think it will make much of a difference, seeing as GSP trains with much bigger guys.
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I don't think he's 200lbs when he fights. Brock Lesnar doesn't balloon up to 300lbs after re-hydrating, he puts on a maximum 15-20lbs. A lot of these guys use IVs to re-hydrate themselves, but even then, I've never heard of a fighter putting 30lbs of water-weight back on overnight.

EDIT: Even if he does weight 198lbs on fight day, I don't think it will make much of a difference.
gleison tibau was something retarded like 185lbs for the joe daddy fight....didn't do him much good tho
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Thiago said he fought at 198 against Kos and Rogan says himself that Thiago is at around the high 190's low 200's when he fights.
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Thiago said he fought at 198 against Kos and Rogan says himself that Thiago is at around the high 190's low 200's when he fights.
That's just absurd.. o_O
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Yeah, it's ******* nuts. That's why I'm a bit skeptical of GSP owning Alves with wrestling like he did with BJ since BJ was 170 and Alves is going to be about 15 LBS heavier.
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From everything I've heard, GSP takes Rashad and Jardine down at will in training, and they're both obviously more than 205 until weight-cutting time comes. GSP will have no problem taking Thiago down, even with his TDD.
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I think he will be able to take him down, but I don't think it will be as easily done as people say it is.
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