‘Nearly obese’ female UFC star bares all ahead of training camp

According to the National Institute of Health’s Body Mass Index (BMI) calculations the 5-foot-1-inch 143-pound Angela Magana is “nearly obese”. The UFC strawweight has a fight scheduled at the end of Summer and hasn’t officially started her training camp yet, but does she look “nearly obese” or “overweight” to you? Magana bared all in these … Read more

A Weighty Issue

The topic of fighters missing weight reared its ugly head again at the WEC 36 weigh-ins. Paulo Filho failed miserably to make the 185 requisite for his WEC middleweight championship bout against Chael Sonnen.

Fighters who come in over the weight limit never fail to make headlines. From Gina Carano, Travis Lutter or Gabe Ruediger; robust fighters become lead stories instantaneously after stepping off the scales. However, a champion not making weight?  It is hard to believe that being a possibility in any major organization. Essentially, it should never be an issue.

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Nick Diaz fails to make weight for June 14th Elite XC. Fight goes on!

According to “the Junkie” Nick Diaz failed to make weight for tonight’s Elite XC event in Hawaii that is to air on Showtime at 9 pm CST.  Apparantly, Nick notified officials ahead of time and his opponent, Muhsin Corbbrey, has agreed to fight at a catch-weight of 168 lbs.  Not making weight seems to be … Read more