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More weight classes, more problems

Originally Published: June 15, 2009
By Tomas Rios | Sherdog.com

Now that the UFC's most recent catchweight venture is over and the gushing praise for both Rich Franklin and Wanderlei Silva has begun, the inevitable question of whether the sport needs more weight classes has become a topic de rigueur in the mixed martial arts talkosphere.

The only surprising part of this development is that the question is worth considering because the ongoing expansion of the sport means it may have outgrown the spartan weight-class system that has ...

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