Several fighters at UFC NORTH PARK gained a lot more than 10 percent of these bodyweight between official weigh-ins and fight night, the California State Athletic Commission determined. But only 1 will get a recommendation to go up.
Tyson Nam gained 16 percent of his bodyweight in the 24 hours before his fight, competing at 146.2 pounds, or 20.2 pounds heavier compared to the 126-pound park for his non-title flyweight bout against Ode Osbourne, in accordance with fight-night weights released by the CSAC and obtained by MMA Fighting.
Consequently, the commission will request Nam progress a weight class to bantamweight, CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster told MMA Fighting. However the UFC veteran may also continue steadily to compete at flyweight if he is able to get yourself a doctor to certify he is able to safely compete in the low division. Nam earned a Performance of the night time bonus for his incredible knockout of Ode Osbourne earlier this Saturdays preliminary card at Pechang Arena in NORTH PARK.
Other UFC NORTH PARK fighters gained more than the 10 percent cutoff recommended by the CSAC as a section of a 10-point plan enacted in 2017 to avoid extreme weight-cutting in MMA. Headliners Marlon Vera (12 percent) and Dominick Cruz (14 percent) were the type of who exceeded the limit. They’ll receive letters notifying them of the overage, but will never be ordered to go. Foster said the entire numbers reflected a big improvement from previous events.
Altogether 8 of 13 fights, or 61 percent, were within the weight gain limits recommended by the California commission.
This is actually the full set of fight-night weights supplied by the CSAC for UFC NORTH PARK:
Marlon Vera (135.5 to 151.8 pounds = 12 percent) vs. Dominick Cruz (135 pounds to 154 pounds = 14 percent)
Tyson Nam (126 pounds to 146.2 pounds = 16 percent) vs. Ode Osbourne (125 pounds to 138.6 pounds = 11 percent)