Dana White: We'd add 115-lb div before cruiserweight

source: mmajunkie.com

When asked if the UFC would soon open up a cruiserweight division as a home for those in-between heavyweights who are too big to drop to 205 pounds, but are undersized compared to those in the division that max out at 265, UFC President Dana White said if anything, the promotion is likely to go just the opposite.

"We have not considered (a cruiserweight division)," White said. "A lot of people ask me about adding another division. If we do add another division anytime soon, it's going to be a lighter one."

That division, White said, would be 115 pounds. Right now, the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial official recognize nine weight classes – eight of which are used in the UFC. Only the super-heavyweight class, which has no upper weight limit, is not a part of the UFC. The Unified Rules do not currently recognize a 115-pound class, which goes by different names depending on promotion, country and gender.

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Unseen site profile image  

7/21/12 6:02 PM by Unseen

 This has probably already been stated but MMA has peaked in the USA.  Zuffa concentrating on the rest of the world where 115 is not tiny but just below average. 

Chuck Kongo site profile image  

7/21/12 5:19 PM by Chuck Kongo

These threads always bring out the worst in the angy little Napoleans with Little Man's Disease running around here with their stubby little legs and vienna sausage fingers. Of course anyone who doesn't enjoy watching children-sized mini-men powder puffing their way to decisions 85% of the time must be huge fatasses themselves or pro wrestling fanboys and not "real fight fans"..... Lmfao.

Northstars17 site profile image  

7/21/12 4:15 PM by Northstars17

Dana is fucking retarded!!!!!!!!!!!!!!How many fly weights are there? Like 6??? Let alone 115lb skelator-weight???Dude get real......Why don't you change the divisions around a bit so you don't have athletes dropping from 230LBS to 185LB stepping up to the scale looking like DEATH.I PROPOSE Something like:265225205195180165155145135125

BackInBlack site profile image  

7/21/12 2:49 PM by BackInBlack

They would all be 130lb dudes. So basically dudes that are 5"5 and not much muscle and no fat. Fast little fuckersJust like the 125ers.

Toquinho site profile image  

7/21/12 1:57 PM by Toquinho

Are there men over 18 yrs that way under 115 lbs ??? Damn! Would this be as fast as street fight turbo ex plus @ ?

ColdKiller X site profile image  

7/21/12 1:48 PM by ColdKiller X

there is a ton of talent at 115 in boxing, muay thai, etcwhy wouldn't MMA?115 division is great, I have been calling for it for years and I am glad it's finally making some progress.and, unrelated, it still isn't time for women in the ufc.

UGCTT_JediMMA site profile image  

7/21/12 1:42 PM by UGCTT_JediMMA

Haha exactly!

UGCTT_JediMMA site profile image  

7/21/12 1:39 PM by UGCTT_JediMMA

Not da alpha males bro!!!

BackInBlack site profile image  

7/21/12 1:36 PM by BackInBlack

I'm pretty sure we have already established that indeed people do....

Winston Wolf site profile image  

7/21/12 1:17 PM by Winston Wolf

seriously Im a small guy always beena fan of light weight classes but 115 come on ? not one person wants to see this in UFC