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#1 Posted on 22.9.02 1909.59
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On Heat tonight, they announced Rey Misterio as weighing 175 pounds.

I would assume that's close to a shoot.

When was the last time someone was announced a) by their real weight and b) with a weight that low?

Admittedly, it's part of the gimmick, but still, it's pretty darned amazing.
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#2 Posted on 22.9.02 2026.44
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When was the last time someone was announced a) by their real weight and b) with a weight that low?

The correct answer would be Spike "pound for pound, etc" Dudley, right?
Oh wait, you mean this wasn't a trivia contest? No million bucks? I withdraw my answer then. ;)
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#3 Posted on 22.9.02 2030.38
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He did specify "real weight." If Spike is 150, I'm Henry Cabot Lodge.
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#4 Posted on 22.9.02 2104.42
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    Originally posted by Shem the Penman
    He did specify "real weight." If Spike is 150, I'm Henry Cabot Lodge.


So what you're saying is I should have chopped part a) off then, eh?

Sorry we both focused on different part of that line.
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#5 Posted on 23.9.02 0228.54
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Actually, I think Shannon Moore's announced at just under 200 pounds. Probably 198, IIRC.
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#6 Posted on 23.9.02 0235.08
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Give Jeff Hardy a couple more months and he'll be under 200 for sure if he keeps going the way he's going.
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#7 Posted on 23.9.02 0439.56
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    Originally posted by odessasteps

    On Heat tonight, they announced Rey Misterio as weighing 175 pounds.

    I would assume that's close to a shoot.

    When was the last time someone was announced a) by their real weight and b) with a weight that low?

    Admittedly, it's part of the gimmick, but still, it's pretty darned amazing.


Anybody have any guesses as to Rey's actual height? Kurt's not just making it up about Rey being really short. For the kind of flying he does, 175 isn't too out of line for (say) 5'8" ...
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#8 Posted on 23.9.02 0717.30
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    Originally posted by It's False
    Give Jeff Hardy a couple more months and he'll be under 200 for sure if he keeps going the way he's going.


Brother really looks like he needs to check into detox. He looks awful in that heroin junkie sort of way.
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#9 Posted on 23.9.02 1335.22
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    Originally posted by emma

      Originally posted by odessasteps

      On Heat tonight, they announced Rey Misterio as weighing 175 pounds.

      I would assume that's close to a shoot.

      When was the last time someone was announced a) by their real weight and b) with a weight that low?

      Admittedly, it's part of the gimmick, but still, it's pretty darned amazing.


    Anybody have any guesses as to Rey's actual height? Kurt's not just making it up about Rey being really short. For the kind of flying he does, 175 isn't too out of line for (say) 5'8" ...


5'8". Heh. Maybe if he were Taz or Perry Saturn.

Rey's 5'3"
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#10 Posted on 23.9.02 1922.17
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    Originally posted by Mild Mannered Madman

      Originally posted by emma

      Anybody have any guesses as to Rey's actual height? Kurt's not just making it up about Rey being really short. For the kind of flying he does, 175 isn't too out of line for (say) 5'8" ...


    5'8". Heh. Maybe if he were Taz or Perry Saturn.

    Rey's 5'3"


OK -- he's really, really short. (Yikes! 5'3"?!?!?) Given that, 175 probably *is* overexaggerated.
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#11 Posted on 23.9.02 1938.43
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Damn straight. And I ain't buying no Hardy being 200, neither.
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#12 Posted on 23.9.02 2137.09
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Keep in mind both Hardys are 6'1" or so, 200 lbs isn't hard to believe if you actually see them. They look smaller in comparison on tv.
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#13 Posted on 24.9.02 1214.52
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    Originally posted by Mild Mannered Madman
    Keep in mind both Hardys are 6'1" or so, 200 lbs isn't hard to believe if you actually see them. They look smaller in comparison on tv.



6'1"? They're not towering over Spike, sorry.

Is that confirmed, or is that WWE-speak?
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#14 Posted on 24.9.02 1230.21
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Well, in his last round of comment replies, Lance Storm stated that Kane is only 5'8" 205lbs, so base your comparisons on that. That means Rey Rey is about 2'5" and about 28lbs if I'm scaling correctly.


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#15 Posted on 24.9.02 1241.13
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Taken from the WWE web sites, for comparison purposes, from lightest to heaviest among the cruiserweight-or-close-to-it set. Take all heights and weights with several grains of salt, and please, no wagering:

SPIKE DUDLEY: 5'8", 150 lbs
REY MYSTERIO: 5'6", 165 lbs
JAMIE NOBLE: 5'7", 170 lbs
SHANNON MOORE: 5'9", 175 lbs
SHO FUNAKI: 5'7", 180 lbs
CHAVO GUERRERO: 5'9", 185 lbs
HURRICANE: 6'0", 191 lbs
BILLY KIDMAN: 5'9", 195 lbs
TAJIRI: 5'9", 205 lbs
SCOTTY 2 HOTTY: 5'9", 209 lbs
CHRISTIAN: 5'10", 215 lbs
JEFF HARDY: 6'2", 215 lbs
ROB VAN DAM: 6'0", 220 lbs
STEVEN RICHARDS: 6'2", 220 lbs
KURT ANGLE: 6'2", 220 lbs
SHAWN MICHAELS: 6'1", 225 lbs
MATT HARDY: 6'2", 225 lbs
RICO: 6'0", 228 lbs
CHRIS JERICHO: 6'0", 231 lbs
^--- you may laugh now
CHRIS BENOIT: 5'10", 235 lbs

(Is the cruiserweight weight limit still 225?)


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#16 Posted on 24.9.02 1341.03
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    Originally posted by vsp
    ROB VAN DAM: 6'0", 220 lbs
    KURT ANGLE: 6'2", 220 lbs



Now there's a way to give the cruiserweight title some legitimacy.


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#17 Posted on 24.9.02 1359.53
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Where's Eddy on that list? I'd put his weight under Angle, Benoit or Jericho.
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#18 Posted on 24.9.02 1409.01
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    Originally posted by Scorpio

      Originally posted by Mild Mannered Madman
      Keep in mind both Hardys are 6'1" or so, 200 lbs isn't hard to believe if you actually see them. They look smaller in comparison on tv.



    6'1"? They're not towering over Spike, sorry.

    Is that confirmed, or is that WWE-speak?


I've worked with them. It's confirmed.
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#19 Posted on 24.9.02 1413.23
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    Originally posted by ripblazer
    Where's Eddy on that list? I'd put his weight under Angle, Benoit or Jericho.


Maybe. But from what we've seen lately, with his muscling up big time, and given that muscle is denser-- if we accept the 220# figure from WWE.com, I'd guess Latino Heat runs maybe eight to ten heavier-- right now.
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#20 Posted on 24.9.02 1437.37
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Aw, hell, I did miss Eddy. He's listed at 5'8", 220 lbs.

Others I missed that are (or may be) in that ten-pounds-away range include:

Al Snow (6'0", 234 lbs.),
Crash (listed at 6'6", 400 lbs.),
Raven (6'0", 225 lbs -- wouldn'ta thought THAT...)
Maven (unlisted, but he's on the skinny side)
Justin Credible (5'11", 225 lbs, pictured on milk cartons)

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