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Fighters aren’t happy with UFC’s plan to end early weigh-ins - ‘Don’t punish the responsible ones!’

UFC 205: Weigh-ins Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Earlier today, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White announced plans to do away with early weigh-ins, which began two years ago at UFC 199, opting to go back to a later weigh-in time.

This and this may have had something to do with it.

While it may give fighters more time to cut the weight, not everyone is thrilled about the possibility of not being able to weigh in early in the morning to get it out of the way.

According to former UFC Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, if UFC does indeed go through with its plan, it will only cater to those select combatants who aren’t responsible enough to do proper cuts while punishing those who are.

And “The Underground King” wasn’t the only one voicing his displeasure, as many fighters on the UFC roster took to social media to react to the news. And most were on the same page.

What’s your opinion on the proposed move?

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