Weigh-in date: 4/8/11 Weight: 178 pounds, 13 over the lightweight limit; Martin got down to 173 after two additional attempts Fight result: Martin’s opponent Amanda Lucas actually withdrew from the fight.
As she explained, “This is a professional sport, one I take seriously, and in which I dedicate my life to.
In the instances where fighters have notably missed weight on more than one occasion (see: A. Weigh-in date: 8/9/13 Weight: 237 pounds, 32 over the light-heavyweight limit WTF?? Due to some miscommunication between Knothe and his management, Knothe was never informed that his scheduled bout against Ricco Rodriguez was supposed to be at a catchweight, instead of at heavyweight.
Fight result: The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation disallowed Knothe from competing due to the large weight-gap and concerns over excessive weight-cutting.
Knothe was paid a portion of his salary anyway, while Ricco Rodriguez instead faced 5-12 replacement Doug Williams.
Rodriguez won via rear-naked choke in the first round. : The match took place in Managua, Nicaragua — which is Mayorga’s hometown, by the way — and the Nicaraguan combat sports commission that was overseeing the event didn’t seem to have a problem with the ludicrous weight discrepancy.
Weigh-in date: 5/2/13 Weight: 175.9 pounds, 20.9 pounds over the limit for his contracted lightweight match against Wesley Tiffer, who came in at 153. (I hear they’re much more stringent when it comes to cock-fighting.) Fight result: Mayorga by TKO after two rounds, aided by a fairly illegal knee to the spine. Update: The result was overturned to a no-contest the following week due to the illegal blow, and Mayorga was suspended from MMA for three months.
Mayorga was last seen smoking an entire pack of cigarettes and giving less than half a fuck.
Weigh-in date: 3/20/14 Weight: 204 pounds, 19 pounds over the middleweight limit Fight result: Parker lost to Andrew Todhunter by first-round rear-naked choke.
Weigh-in date: 10/16/14 Weight: 167.7 pounds, 15.7 pounds over the original 152-pound catchweight limit Fight result: Cotton defeated Holly Lawson by unanimous decision.
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