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  • 9 days ago
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This past weekend, TJ Waldburger's UFC Fight Night 61 welterweight bout against Wendell Oliveira fell apart at the last second when Waldburger fainted while cutting weight and smacked his head inside a Brazilian elevator. Waldburger's mishap is eerily reminiscent to the weight cutting incident that doomed former UFC champion Renan Barao last year, and in general, the two situations are far from isolated incidents -- botched weight cuts have been a reluctant tag-team partner of MMA's for as long read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Another one bites the dust... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brass were hit with yet another late scratch for the third event in a row when news broke that returning welterweight T.J. Waldburger fell ill during his weight-cut, forcing his scheduled UFC Fight Night 61 "Prelims" bout to be cancelled just 24 hours in advance. The jiu-jitsu ace was hoping to return from a year-long layoff to snap a two-fight losing skid, but he will now have to wait until UFC brass reschedule his bout against read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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T.J. Waldburger took to social media to explain why he had to pull out of his UFC fight Saturday. The welterweight wrote on Sqor that before weigh-ins he passed out and hit his face on the corner of a mirror inside an elevator. The doctor on site and UFC official Burt Watson agreed he should not compete at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir on Sunday in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Waldburger, though, said it was one of his easiest weight cuts of his career and his fainting was just a "freak" thing. He s read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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After falling ill Saturday morning, welterweight TJ Waldburger has been removed from his UFC Fight Night bout against Wendell Oliveira. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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T.J. Waldburger was set to face Wendell Oliveira on the preliminary portion of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 61 card when he was forced to withdraw after having issues while cutting weight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir fight card is down to eleven fights after TJ Waldburger was forced out of the event after passing out while trying to make weight. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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For the 3rd straight event, a UFC preliminary card bout has been cancelled at the last minute due to an illness. In what is becoming a recurring theme, a UFC preliminary card fight has been called off on either the day of the weigh-ins or fight night itself. Welterweight veteran T.J. Waldburger was scheduled to fight Wendel Oliveira on Sunday's UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir card in Porto Alegre, Brazil, but according to a report from MMA Junkie, Waldburger fell ill while cutting weight and th read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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A welterweight bout at Sunday night's UFC Fight Night 61 has been scratched after a weight-cut issue. T.J. Waldburger was scheduled to face Wendell Oliveira. But the 26-year-old Texan fainted while cutting weight in the sauna on Saturday and the bout has been canceled. The UFC confirmed the news, which was initially reported by Brazil's Globo. The bout was initially slated to be the opener on the FOX Sports 1 prelim card, no word yet on which of the Fight Pass prelims bouts might replace it. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – Yet again, a UFC fight has been lost on the day of weigh-ins.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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To say Wendell Oliveira’s UFC debut didn’t go quite as he hoped is probably an understatement. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A trio of matchups have been added to next year’s newly announced UFC Fight Night 61 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Coming off the first loss of his MMA career, a decision setback against Rick Story in December 2010, Johny Hendricks needed to rebound. Watch how he did it. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Johny Hendricks, UFC 171, UFC Fight Night 24 read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Johny Hendricks is just about to step into the Octagon with Robbie Lawler to determine the heir to Georges St-Pierre's vacated throne. But first take a look back at his bone-crushing knockout of TJ Waldburger. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Watch the highlights from the Mike Pyle vs. TJ Waldburger fight at UFC 170, which took place on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. read news >>

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