Eduarda Moura Misses Weight Again at UFC Louisville May Lead to Division Change

Eduarda Moura
Eduarda Moura (UFC)

Eduarda Moura, a Brazilian fighter, missed weight at the official weigh-ins for UFC Louisville, falling short by half a pound at 116.5 pounds. This isn’t the first time she’s missed weight; it’s become a pattern in her UFC career.

In her previous fight against Montserrat Conejo, Moura weighed in at 119.5 pounds, exceeding the strawweight limit by 3.5 pounds. Despite being scheduled for fights at the 115-pound limit, she has consistently struggled to meet it, even competing in higher weight classes before joining the UFC.

This recurrent issue with weight could prompt Moura to contemplate changing divisions within the UFC. Consistent failure to gain weight not only affects her performance but also reflects poorly on her professionalism and discipline as an athlete.

Eduarda Moura
Eduarda Moura (UFC)

Moving up or down in weight class might offer a solution to ensure she competes at a more suitable weight without compromising her health or risking penalties for missing weight. It’s a decision that requires careful consideration of her abilities, strengths, and the opportunities available in different divisions.

In contrast, the main event weigh-ins proceeded smoothly, with middleweight contenders Jared Cannonier and Nassourdine Imavov successfully making weight at 185 pounds.

While several other fighters encountered challenges at the scale initially, they managed to gain weight after shedding additional pounds, ensuring their bouts remained official. These incidents highlight the significance of weight management in professional mixed martial arts and the consequences of not meeting the required limits.

Richard Soriano

Written by Richard Soriano

Richard is a massive WWE fan and you will often find him covering WWE news at MiceNews.

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