Archive: weight cut

Oct 3, 2014 10:25 am

Cody McKenzie Donates A Pint Of Blood To Make Weight

Cody McKenzie is gearing up for the BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament tonight, which follows the old-school one night tournament format. After missing weight for the event, McKenzie opted to donate a pint of blood, which apparently weighs in at about a pound, in order to shed the last pound in order for him to compete...

Sep 9, 2014 5:05 am

Henry Cejudo On Failed Weight Cut: “I’m Very Disappointed In Myself”

Henry Cejudo was set to make his UFC debut last month at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen. The gold medal Olympian was unable to make the weight cut down to 125 pounds however, and after falling ill hours before the weigh ins, he withdrew from the fight. This wasn’t Cejudo’s first time missing weight, he...

Sep 1, 2014 5:01 am

Coach: Barao Doesn’t Need To Move To 145

After an alleged botched weight cut left Renan Barao in the hospital, his coach Andre Pederneiras says that Barao won’t have to move up a weight class to prevent this from happening again, and that the weight cut wasn’t entirely what caused the dizzy spell that made Barao hit his head. He spoke with

Aug 31, 2014 3:25 pm

Barao Doesn’t Blame Passing Out On Weight Cut

After Renan Barao was pulled from the UFC 177 main event against TJ Dillashaw just 45-minutes before weigh-ins were scheduled to start, rumors circled as to what the ‘medical reason’ was. Our sources on the ground close to Barao informed us that he passed out while cutting weight, however Barao insists that isn’t what happened....

Aug 29, 2014 7:06 pm

Dana White Says Barao Will Have To Have Another Fight Before Fighting For The Title

After withdrawing from a rematch against TJ Dillashaw to try and reclaim the bantamweight belt due to passing out while cutting weight, it appears Renan Barao has lost his spot in line for the bantamweight title. Dana White spoke to MMAJunkie about the situation: “This was his shot,” White said. “He was getting his rematch....

Aug 29, 2014 6:50 pm

Pros React To Barao Withdrawing From Dillashaw Rematch

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw, our inside source informed us that Barao passed out while cutting weight and was unable to fight for his own safety. Stepping in on short notice was Joe Soto, who was scheduled to fight Anthony Birchk on the...

Aug 29, 2014 3:22 pm

BREAKING: Barao Passes Out While Cutting Weight, Pulls Out Of UFC 177

We have exclusive insider information from an extremely reliable source on the ground that Renan Barao has passed out while cutting weight for his fight against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow at UFC 177, and as a result has pulled out of the fight. The weigh-ins for the event are scheduled to start in less than an...

Jul 22, 2014 10:56 am

PHOTO | Overeem Looking Lean And Mean At 250lbs

Alistair Overeem is gearing up for his fight against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50 on September 8th. In preparation for the bout Overeem moved his camp to Jackson Winkeljohn in Albuquerque New Mexico. Over the course of his training camp so far we have seen several photos of Overeem looking much more lean...

Apr 29, 2014 10:43 am

Jim Miller On Previous Weigh-Cuts: “I’m positive I took years off my life”

  Jim Miller recently sat down with, where he walked us through his pre-fight routine. More specifically, his weight-cutting routine. And while he seems to have it down to a science now, with a bit of cardio and an immersion bath (also known as a contrast bath)… things weren’t always this way.   Jim used...