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Rogan: Weight cutting can cause low testosterone


Joe Rogan spoke to MMA Mania's Matt Roth about TRT and the causes of low testosterone in high-level athletes.


Cutting weight: Is it worth it

The recent tragedy in Brazil has me thinking more and more about weight cutting in MMA. I realize it's been part of MMA, boxing, wrestling for decades. Yes it's a game within the game, but is it...

Tibau's trainers reveal weight cut secrets


Stefane Dias and Everton Bittar of American Top Team tell Guilherme Cruz how they help massive UFC Lightweight Gleison Tibau lose 20+ pounds in one day to make the 155 pound limit.

Weight cutting & head trauma threaten MMA


How safe is MMA? Recent articles point out the serious risks to fighters from head trauma and improper weight cutting.

UFC On FX 3: Flyweight Ian McCall Gains 25 Pounds Same Day As Weigh Ins


UFC Flyweight Ian McCall weighed in yesterday at 126 pounds. Hours later he had ballooned back up to 150 pounds. He faces Demetrious Johnson at UFC on FX 3.

Fat Camp For Fedor? UFC Trainer Claims He Could Get Emelianenko Down To 205 Pounds


A coach with the UFC gym claims he could get Russian legend Fedor Emelianenko in top condition and fighting at Light Heavyweight.

Dana White Willing To Reconsider Nate Marquardt, Not Ready To Reconsider Anthony Johnson


UFC president Dana White says Anthony Johnson needs to get out and fight for another organization before he'll be reconsidered for the UFC. He's more open to the return of Nate Marquardt.

Politics, More Than Health, Behind Double Weigh-Ins


A look at the ineffective and dangerous rules forcing same-day weigh-ins for combat athletes in states such as Massachusetts.


The Negative Health Effects of Weight Cutting in Mixed Martial Arts

Promoted from the FanPosts by Kid Nate. So, lately i've been thinking about how omnipresent an issue weight cutting (& the pros/ cons thereof) is in MMA/ Wrestling/ Boxing etc., and I thought i'd...

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