After failing to make weight Hirota is off Fight Night 117

The UFC Fight Night 117 fight card lost featherweight Mizuto Hirota after an abysmal weight cut miscalculation. Here’s the UFC’s official release. “Due to health and safety concerns, the UFC featherweight bout Hirota vs. Rosa at UFC Fight Night Japan: Saint Preux vs. Okami has been cancelled, as Hirota was deemed unfit to compete by … Read more

Rua opens up about Fight Night 117 withdrawal

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua had to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 117 return bout with Ovince Saint Preux. The fight was scheduled to take place Sept. 22nd overseas in Saitama, Japan. Rua has been the victim of injuries over his career but in his prime he would just fight through the pain. As he has … Read more