Rafael Dos Anjos reveals massive walk-around weight ahead of welterweight move

Rafael Dos Anjos reveals massive walk-around weight ahead of welterweight move.

Earlier this year, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced [his plans to abandon the 155-pound…

“195,” HE SAID, WHEN ASKED BY ARIEL HELWANI HOW MUCH HE WEIGHS CURRENTLY. APPARENTLY, HOWEVER, THIS RATHER BULKY AMOUNT IS NOT DUE TO HIS LOOMING WELTERWEIGHT DEBUT. INSTEAD, THIS IS PRETTY STANDARD FOR HIM BETWEEN FIGHTS. “USUALLY [THIS IS WHERE I START],” HE SAID. “USUALLY I GET [UP TO] 200 POUNDS, BUT I’VE BEEN TRAINING FOR OVER A MONTH. ACTUALLY, I DON’T STOP TRAINING. I’M ALWAYS TRAINING. BUT AS I TRAINED, I HAD TO DIET REALLY HARD, BECAUSE AS MUCH AS I TRAINED, MY BODY WOULD HOLD MORE WATER. EVERYTHING THAT I ATE, MY BODY KEPT. THAT’S WHY I DECIDED TO GO UP A WEIGHT [CLASS]. MY BODY HOLDS TOO MUCH WEIGHT.”

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