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EXCLUSIVE | Alan Jouban thinks he knows why some fighters miss weight by so much

EXCLUSIVE | Alan Jouban thinks he knows why some fighters miss weight by so much

Over the last few weeks, there’s been a rash of fighters missing weight for high-profile UFC bouts, from Mackenzie Dern, to Darren Till, to Yoel Romero. In the opinion of UFC welterweight Alan Jouban,…

In Jouban’s eyes, fighters are not missing weight in an overt effort to cheat, as Dominick Cruz and Chael Sonnen both recently claimed. Instead, he feels that oftentimes, fighters will begin cutting weight, realize they’re far too heavy to succeed, then give up rather than attempting to shed their remaining pounds. Jouban considers this cheating, but more of an unplanned, lazy kind of cheating.

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