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Is it really possible to cut 15+ pounds of water? How do they do this?
It involves not drinking and some sauna visits.
It's perfectly possible to lose 30 or more pounds of water in a short period of time if you know how to do it. Have you ever stepped onto a scale after you've had diarrhea? That's one way of losing a lot of water weight... and probably healthier than not drinking and visiting the sauna.
It never does. There's a fine balance to weight cutting. The more you cut, the more you'll get fatigued in a fight, the less you cut, the more spry you are in later rounds. Look at dudes like Fitch and Kos who don't cut that much (maybe 10-15 lbs?) and their late round performances compared to someone like Anthony Johnson or Thiago Alves.
Also, Johnson shouldn't be on that list as he's failed, twice, and recently at that.