World News – UA – ‘Dodgy as f ***’: Khabib weigh-in controversy ahead of UFC 254


The UFC lightweight champion was forced to undress during a weigh-in that was rocked by allegations of cheating

Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to undress to gain weight for his next fight However, there are allegations he was helped by officials on the scales

A UFC 254 headliner between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje who Dana White says could be the best-selling fight in company history – but only

Sunday’s blockbuster on UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi was mired in late controversy after allegations a friendly official helped Khabib weigh in at the 155-pound limit

Khabib was forced to undress before stepping on the scale and putting his hands on his head in relief after gaining weight

But several MMA figures have claimed that an official balance official moved the beam before it had time to settle properly and suggested Khabib may be overweight

“(The beam is on a) upward trajectory and it needs to balance,” said sports nutritionist Mike Dolce “It goes up. It means it’s heavy and (the official) wipes it out there while ‘it is still going up It does not rebound and does not stabilize in the center It is not correct « 

“Unfortunately, in my expert opinion, I don’t think Khabib would have reached the 155-pound weight class limit on this attempt,” added Dolce, who has helped countless top fighters level to reduce their weight

« What do we think he really weighed, 158 pounds? » added reporter Sean Sheehan « I don’t care, glad the fight is on … but it was fucking questionable »

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Khabib coach Javier Mendez said he was not at the weigh-in as there was no problem with his fighter’s cut – and dismissed the allegations as « stupid »

« I asked him, ‘How has the weight been reduced? « And he replied, » Easy, coach like last time « And last time wasn’t that hard, » Mendez told MMA Junkie « I mean all the weight cuts are tough like you know but i don’t understand (why) people do something out of nothing it’s stupid he wasn’t wrestling If you had watched him right now he was struggling you’d say wow this guy is strong like the hell « 

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World news – UA – « Dodgy as f *** »: controversy over Khabib’s weigh-in before UFC 254



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