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Invicta featherweight champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino would have to cut at least 40 pounds to make bantamweight and challenge Ronda Rousey for the UFC title. Women’s MMA has led the charge in this MMA-filled weekend, spearheaded by Cyborg and Rousey’s title defenses. While Rousey collected Cat Zingano’s arm with a 14-second submission Saturday at UFC 184, Cyborg bludgeoned Charmaine Tweet in just 46 seconds Friday at Invicta FC 11. Both fights ending in highlight-reel fashion only stirred the m read news >>

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After Ronda Rousey's 14 second win over Cat Zingano at UFC 184, both she and UFC president Dana White insisted that Cris Cyborg will need to make the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds to get a shot at Rousey. UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and UFC president Dana White have made it clear that they will not be meeting former Strikeforce champ Cris Cyborg in the middle. There will be no catchweight bouts to make it easier for the Invicta 145 pound champ to get a crack at Rousey. After R read news >>

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UFC welterweight contender Josh Koscheck has been at the mixed martial arts (MMA) game for over eleven years, so it should be no surprise the former No. 1 contender was trying to mix it up a bit while cutting weight prior to Friday's UFC 184 official weigh-ins (results and video replay here). In the latest iteration of UFC 184 'Embedded,' all the marquee fighters on the card are highlighted as they cut weight in the dreadful hours prior to the weigh-ins. If you missed any of the first four UFC 1 read news >>

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During episode 5 of UFC 184 Embedded, the headlining ladies: Ronda Rousey, Cat Zingano, Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington shed pounds to make weight. read news >>

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Weight-cutting has been a hot topic in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) as of late, as there have been plenty of bouts that have been canceled due to fighters suffering complications as a result of the difficult process. More importantly than losing a bout, though, is a fighter's health, as there have been many instances in which the athlete has passed out when trying to shed the extra pounds prior to tipping the scale. Just last Sunday night (Feb. 22, 2015) T.J. Waldburger was forced out o read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- At the UFC 184 weigh-ins, Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano both made weight for Saturday's night's main event. read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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The Association of Ringside Physicians recently released a memo advising MMA fighters to abandon “extreme” measures in cutting weight for bouts while citing an unnamed study that claims 39 percent of fighters compete in a “dehydrated state.”Filed (...) read news >>

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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 >>

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The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) is trying to raise awareness about what it feels like is a growing problem in mixed martial arts: bad weight cuts. In a memo obtained from executive director Andy Foster by MMAFighting.com, the CSAC said severe weight cuts and dehydration can cause "life-threatening problems," like decreased kidney function and increased risk of brain injury. Fighters missing weight and suffering after cutting a large amount of weight is a hot topic in MMA right no read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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Full Metal Dojo 4: "Once Upon a Time in Bangkok" is taking place in Thailand's capital this weekend and the two legendary stand-up fighters who will face off in the main event both made weight with Jomhod Kiatadisak (pictured) coming in at 77.4 kg and Vorn Viva tipping the scales at 76.8 kg. Jomhod is a decorated Muay Thai and kickboxing champion while his opponent has won belts in both kickboxing and Kun Khmer, but the Thai is likely to have the crowd on his side when he takes on the Cambodian read news >>

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