Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Fri., June 27, 2014) inside the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night (Sat., June 28) live on FOX Sports 1.
For complete UFC Fight Night 44 weigh in results and video click here.
Kelvin Gastelum was the lone fighter to miss weight, coming in at 173 pounds on his first attempt. He was given two hours to try to shed the extra baggage, but was unable to lose the additional two pounds and had to settle for 172.75.
Weight was low this week. Cutting process went wrong but still no excuse. I apologize 2 every1 Nico And @ufc I'm extremely disappointed— Kelvin Gastelum (@KelvinGastelum) June 28, 2014
The forfeited money goes to opponent Nicholas Musoke.
Gastelum previously competed as a middleweight during his time on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17, but dropped down to welterweight after his win over Uriah Hall in the 2013 live finale.
For more on Gastelum vs. Musoke at UFC Fight Night 44 click here.