Is Ohio Bending the Rules for CM Punk’s UFC Debut?

This week former professional wrestler Phil Brooks (aka CM Punk) is making his long anticipated debut in the UFC. Brooks’ debut at the sports highest stage is controversial as he has no history of amateur or professional MMA bouts and unlike some professional wrestlers who made the crossover such as Brock Lesnar, he does not … More Is Ohio Bending the Rules for CM Punk’s UFC Debut?

Ohio Athletic Commission Passes Troubling Weight Cut Reform

Update January 11, 2017 – BlugrassMMA reports that this policy has now been repealed and pros competing on pro-am cards can weigh in day before with a second weigh in on the day of the fight with restrictions on how much weight can be regained. ____________________________________ When combat sports regulators turn their mind to solutions … More Ohio Athletic Commission Passes Troubling Weight Cut Reform