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Old 07-15-2011, 06:21 AM   #2368
Derek Simonds
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Originally Posted by Derek Weaver View Post
There is a small movement in boxing to cut very little weigh for a fight. So a guy who may walk around at 155, and trains at 145 may fight at 140. He may end up in the ring against a guy who is walking around at 165 and training at 155, effectively giving up 10 lbs, but his legs are fresher and he can do what he wants much easier.

Just food for thought while you iron out what weight you will compete at.
That is what the IBJJF is trying to achieve. The way the weigh-ins works you are limited to what you can cut and still feel good. I am going to keep eating the way I am and see what happens over the weekend. It is an as I go strategy right now.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do. -John Ruskin
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