Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is looking more like a middleweight these days thanks to the ketogenic diet, which has “Cigano” resembling a taller Jose Aldo, who also dropped some pounds in recent months.
“I think this ketogenic diet is kinda working what do you guys think?” Dos Santos wrote on social media. “Back to 238 lbs!”
The Brazilian weighed in at 247 pounds for UFC Raleigh back in January.
A slimmer, trimmer physique may do him some good. The 36 year-old Dos Santos (21-7) has dropped back-to-back fights, both by knockout, and recently slipped to No. 4 in the official heavyweight rankings.
Perhaps “Cigano” can try to rekindle his feud with Alexander Volkov later this year, though I would imagine a “Drago” win over Curtis Blaydes would have the Russian moving on to bigger and better things.
So ... who’s ready to try keto after seeing this pic?