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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-05-2010, 12:19 PM
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Originally Posted by KryOnicle View Post
He got stuck in Washington, and lost 2 days. Had no equipment and was heavier than he wanted to be when it came to cutting for the weigh ins due to that.

He's said why. And I doubt it will happen again. This is also the first time i've heard of him missing weight.
This is the truth. He was held up after the new security checks coming into the country after that guy tried to blow up a plane recently. He has always made weight before. It was a shame the commission wouldn't let him cut just one more pound.
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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-05-2010, 12:36 PM
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Not only was there a plane delay, but the commission doctor didn't allow him the standard 1 hr to lose the last pound, due to health concerns. The doctor may well have made the right call, but this is hardly the usual missed weight scenario.

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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-05-2010, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Diokhan View Post
Yeah I don't mind him failing it ONCE by 1 pound. If he does it again it'll bother me and Im sure Dana and the gang will think twice before giving him a title shot too if he keeps missing the weight.

Just compare him with guys like Lutter, Alves and Rumble:
-Lutter failed to make weight in a freakin title match against Silva after winning the comeback show of TUF.
-Alves Tested positive for banned diuretics that he apparently used to help cutting water weight more easily, then couple years later failed to make weight.
-Rumble missed weight by 5 pounds. I can't remember anyone in ufc missing it by that much before (Filho missed it by 7 pounds in WEC though)
I think he (Rumble) missed weight another time by 7 pounds back in UFC 76. Or whas it 6 pounds? Can't remeber.

Btw, Daley had a good reason to miss weight, and it was only one pound. I don't think its that bad.

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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-05-2010, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by JimmyJames View Post
As far as I know this is his first time missing weight.

People are overreacting a bit it seems.

yes they are overreacting, and I dont know why....
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