cutting weight

FIGHTLAND

Cutting Weight with Yothin FA Group

We followed one of Muay Thai's rising stars as he prepares to make weight in Northern Bangkok.
Matt Lucas
7.12.17
Phys Ed

Dropping Weight Before a UFC Fight Is Pure Hell

This is how Uriah Hall loses 35 pounds in a hurry.
Natalie B. Compton
6.6.17
FIGHTLAND

California Commission Will Now Fine Win Bonuses of Fighters Who Miss Weight

Because it’s always a good idea to force people to choose between their health and their livelihood.
Josh Rosenblatt
3.15.17
FIGHTLAND

Mackenzie Dern Claims She Didn't Miss Weight After Missing Weight

The BJJ phenomenon takes a page from the Donald Trump playbook and has her way with words and facts and incidents.
Josh Rosenblatt
3.10.17
FIGHTLAND

Cris Cyborg Is Killing Herself to Make Weight Again

On the bright side, her male nutritionist believes the weight-cut is regulating her “out of control” periods.
Josh Rosenblatt
9.21.16
FIGHTLAND

The UFC's Latest Effort to Fight Extreme Weight Cutting Might Be Its Best

Starting in July, fighters must arrive for fight week within eight percent of their weight class.
Jeff Harder
5.13.16
FIGHTLAND

Ross Pearson and Chad Laprise Conspire to Fight at Their Natural Weights

Could a Twitter conspiracy between warring lightweights help speed the end of weight-cutting?
Josh Rosenblatt
3.14.16
FIGHTLAND

Diego Sanchez Heads Back up to Lightweight After Brief Featherweight Adventure

Citing the newly imposed IV ban by the UFC’s drug testing partner USADA, Diego Sanchez said the weight cut down to 145 lbs was a step too far.
Jake Hughes
1.6.16
FIGHTLAND

ONE Championship MMA to Ban Dehydration and Make Weight-Cutting More Humane

After losing one of their own to a bad weight-cut, ONE Championship tries reason on for size.
Josh Rosenblatt
12.23.15
FIGHTLAND

Fight Doctor – The Physiology of Dehydration and Best Way to Rehydrate Without an IV

A medical doctor breaks down the science behind dehydration, and offers solutions for the WADA enforced IV ban on MMA.
Darragh O'Carroll MD
12.17.15
FIGHTLAND

Cutting Weight Cuts a Young Life Short

A young Chinese fighter collapsed in the Philippines and died during the weight cut process.
Sascha Matuszak
12.15.15
FIGHTLAND

Henderson, Masvidal: Ahead of the Game, Proving Bigger is Better

A pair of lightweights-turned-welterweights headlining UFC Seoul are setting a new trend in MMA.
Dan Shapiro
11.24.15
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