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  • 6 days ago
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Despite recent weight cutting troubles, the former welterweight champion will not be working with the UFC's diet guru for his upcoming fight against "The Immortal" Matt Brown. Proper diet, nutrition, and training are hot button issues in MMA. This is a young sport and there's still a lot of experimenting going on, as to what makes for the perfect fight camp. Unlike more rigorously controlled (and unionized) sports, there's not a lot of oversight as to how camps are run and what rules guys need t read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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We may have seen the last of Kelvin Gastelum at welterweight. And that is a shame, according to Mike Dolce. The MMA diet and nutrition guru, who has worked with Gastelum in the past, thinks that 170 pounds was an excellent weight class for the young star, he told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. Middleweight, where Gastelum will be forced to go by the UFC, will present some problems, Dolce said. Gastelum missed weight by nine pounds before his fight with Tyron Woodley at UFC 18 read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Mike Dolce may be done with fighting, but he is pulling no punches when it comes to former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks ultimately has all the tools to recapture his belt, but if his weight issues continue, "Bigg Rigg" may never get the chance to return to the title spotlight. When he first captured the title, defeating Robbie Lawler via unanimous decision at UFC 171, Hendricks nearly lost his opportun read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Famed nutritionist Mike Dolce delves into Johny Hendricks’ weight problems and how that has affected his recent fights. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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In Mike Dolce's eyes, Johny Hendricks should still be the UFC welterweight champion. Dolce thought his client beat Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 181 "no problem." However, the award-winning MMA diet and nutrition guru thought it would have been far easier if Hendricks had not allowed himself to get out of shape in between fights, forcing a very steep weight cut. "Johny Hendricks has such problems with his weigh-ins, because he balloons up in the offseason," Dolce told Ariel Helwani on M read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Mike Dolce talks about Thiago Alves' effort and the weight-cutting issues at UFC 183. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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FitnessVT's George Lockhart talks Mike Dolce and MMA nutrition, Dolce responds. When people talk about fighters cutting weight, the name that tends to come up is Mike Dolce, but behind the scenes the mastermind behind some of the most successful weight class transitions in the UFC is George Lockhart. Lockhart spent years with the USMC as the premier combat conditioning specialist for the Marines. After 10 years of coming up with the best ways to keep marines suitably fuelled for operations, reco read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Cain Velasquez might have missed his calling as a light heavyweight, according to dietary guru Mike Dolce. The reigning UFC heavyweight champion has been a wrecking ball in a division full of giants throughout his professional career, but despite all of Velasquez’s success, Dolce doesn’t believe he’s been competing at his optimal body weight. In an interview with BloodElbow.com, Dolce conducted a little "Bro Science" lesson for fans of the heavyweight king: Personally, I think all combat athlete read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Outside of a knockout loss to Junior dos Santos -- violently avenged in two subsequent fights -- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has looked largely invincible since joining the ZUFFA roster back in 2008. Just imagine what he could do at light heavyweight. Famed weight-cutting guru, Mike Dolce, had a conversation with Bloody Elbow about the optimal body weight for the 265-pound kingpin, and he believes Velasquez would be better suited for a career in mixed read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Popular nutrition and conditioning coach, Mike Dolce discusses 'bro-science', the business offer he says George Lockhart made him, optimal body fat percentages for fighters, Cris Cyborg and impending fatherhood. When you say the words diet or nutrition in relation to this sport and its athletes, one name springs to mind before any other, and that's Mike Dolce. As a professional, he's seen both sides of the coin, fighter and coach, and has seen wild success for his efforts as the latter. Working read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Part one of a two part piece on the science of nutrition and weight cutting for fighters with FitnessVT's George Lockhart. When people talk about fighters cutting weight, the name that tends to come up is Mike Dolce, but behind the scenes the mastermind behind some of the most successful weight class transitions in the UFC is George Lockhart. Lockhart spent years with the USMC as the premier combat conditioning specialist for the marines. After 10 years of coming up with the best ways to keep ma read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Count Tito Ortiz as one of those fighters who aren't sold on Mike Dolce's expertise. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Tito Ortiz rips on Mike Dolce saying he doesn't know what he's doing; Dolce fires back saying Ortiz is "deluded and defamatory." Saturday night was an MMA extravaganza, with three solid cards, filled with memorable fights. Among those in the winner's circle, former UFC light heavyweight champion,Tito Ortiz scored his second victory in a row since signing with Bellator. Many old school fans were pleased as punch with the outcome of his fight with Stephan Bonnar. One thing that consumes every figh read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"No, he's not working with me. I did contact him before coming out here and I had no response, so I don't know what the deal was. He's a busy guy. I don't know what he's got going on in his life. I don't know if he's got issues, or other important things going on. It doesn't bother me much. But yes it does, because I wanted the help and now he's here, but it's kind of bittersweet, I guess. I'm feeling great. I've only got a few pounds left to lose and I'm still eating, I'm still drinking water a read news >>

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