Ohio has some unique rules on their books when it comes to weigh ins and all UFC 203 athletes setting foot into the Buckeye State for the first time ought to be aware of these. Somewhat controversially, Ohio has gone against the grain in the recent trend of earlier weigh ins anchored in the belief … More A Quick Weight Cut Primer for UFC 203 Athletes
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?
Update January 11, 2017 – BlugrassMMA reports that this policy has now been repealed and pros competing on pro-am cards can weigh in day before with a second weigh in on the day of the fight with restrictions on how much weight can be regained.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