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  1. PizDoff is offline

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    10/03/2006 7:48pm

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    Boxer goes naked to make weight for world title fight

    Boxer goes naked to make weight for world title fight

    Tue Oct 3, 9:30 AM ET

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Panamanian Celestino Caballero stripped naked on Tuesday to avoid missing out on a shot at the world title.

    Caballero stunned reporters by removing his underwear at the weigh-in for his WBA super bantamweight fight with champion Somsak Sithchatchawal of Thailand.

    The challenger's bold move paid off when he safely made the weight limit of 55.3-kg (122 pounds) for Wednesday's fight.

    Thai media reports said last week that the 30-year-old Caballero was struggling to shed weight and had considered calling the fight off.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20061003/...N5bnN1YmNhdA--

    Was that REALLY necessary? Sorry I don't have pictures guys!
  2. meng_mao is offline
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    Posted On:
    10/03/2006 8:35pm

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    Can't they do that thing like Joe Riggs did and put a towel in front? Of course, that does take advance notice.
    52 blocks documentary: arrived

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  3. Torakaka is offline
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     Style: Kitty Pow Pow!!!

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    I don't see what the big deal is, fighters strip naked all the time for weigh ins.
    Ranked #9 internationally at 118lbs by WIKBA http://www.womenkickboxing.com/wikba...rch%202009.htm
  4. MacWombat is offline

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    Posted On:
    10/03/2006 8:45pm


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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Perhaps he had an erection. Maybe it fiddled with the scale.
  5. pauli is offline

    i keep tryin to spar, but nothin happens!

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    Posted On:
    10/03/2006 10:11pm

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     Style: karate / bjj

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    that's one way to look intimidating for the posed pictures.
  6. supercrap is offline
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    10/03/2006 11:17pm


     Style: BJJ

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    What is this "boxing" you speak of?
    Imports from Japan, Shipping Worldwide! Art Junkie, Scramble, BJJ Spirits, Reversal...
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  7. Teh El Macho is offline
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    Posted On:
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     Style: creonte on hiatus

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Must be ancient greek boxing or something. :icon_thum
    Read this for flexibility and injury prevention, this, this and this for supplementation, this on grip conditioning, and this on staph. New: On strenght standards, relationships and structural balance. Shoulder problems? Read this.

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    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris
  8. CNagy is offline
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    10/04/2006 3:59am


     Style: Hiatus for Gen. Fitness

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    We used to do that in wrestling... but it was a bit more of an immediate concern since the weigh-ins were shortly before the event.

    "Step onto the scale... hmm... go to the bathroom and come back."
    "..."
    "Drop your shorts."
    "...!"
    "215."
  9. Backdraft is offline

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    Posted On:
    10/04/2006 11:39am


     Style: Shootfighting

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    Kind of reminds me of a sitcom where a character was desperately trying to move down a weightclass to avoid a certain opponent who of course kept up with him in his weightlosing effort, removing a kidney at some point, and pulling a tooth out with a pinch because he was 2 grams over or something...

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