UFC president Dana White has not softened his stance on fighters lacking weight.
Though some weigh-ins take location without having a one blemish, that surely was not the circumstance on Friday (June 12). 3 fighters on the UFC on ESPN 10 card skipped pounds, which includes headliner Jessica Eye. A single bout was canceled when a fighter, Darrick Minner, couldn’t even get on the scale.
Dana White Not Delighted With Fighters Who Skip Weight
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, White claims there is nonetheless no excuse to overlook bodyweight as lots of fighters have been able to tip the scales without difficulty. Here’s what he mentioned to Laura Sanko.
“No [on if his stance has softened on missing weight]. It’s attempting times but if you search at how numerous fights we’ve done and how many persons have been on body weight, there’s no excuse for it. All people appreciates we’re back. Most people appreciates to keep in form correct now and get ready for fights. And if you take a battle, you say, ‘yes I want it,’ you improved be prepared.”
White has not been almost as severe on scale fails around the decades as he after was. Most notably, the UFC boss produced Anthony Johnson again in early 2012 for various weigh-in mishaps. “Rumble” sooner or later produced his way again to the UFC as a light-weight heavyweight. Presently, normally the worst that happens to repeat offenders is a required alter in excess weight course.
Apart from one particular canceled bout, the relaxation of the fights on the UFC on ESPN 10 card stay intact. Of course, that includes the main celebration concerning Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo. It’s a pivotal bout for Calvillo as it could provide as her breakthrough second. Eye is the number 1 ranked flyweight, although Calvillo is getting into her to start with 125-pound bout due to the fact her pro MMA debut back in 2016. A earn would shoot her ideal into the title discussion.