Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to withdraw from his UFC 209 co-main event fight with Tony Ferguson just one day prior to their interim lightweight title match. Nurmagomedov faced complications while cutting weight and was hospitalized before weigh-ins. He and his opponent lost out on a huge payday, not to mention a potential shot at Conor … Read more
ONE Championship has introduced a new weigh-in program that will hopefully be safer for the fighters and also help prevent what happened with the recent Luis Santos situation. Fighters are no longer allowed to cut weight by dehydration and will now compete at their “walking-weight”. The news comes via ONE Championship press release: 23 December … Read more
The feud between former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn and fitness guru to the stars Mike Dolce continues. In a new interview with BJPenn.com, Penn accuses Dolce of giving him four types of diuretics to suck out the water and make weight and says Dolce “didn’t have the knowledge, or the expertise to … Read more
The weather in London has been terrible the whole time I’ve been here. I’ve almost been here a week and it started off with being cold and rainy, then it snowed one day, and it was cold and windy the next day. Today is probably the nicest day and just my luck I can’t leave the hotel. Well I can leave the hotel but Mike Dolce told me to let my body rest and just stay in my room. So for the most part my day will be spent in my hotel room.