Patrick Cummins Makes Weight on Final Attempt for UFC Fight Night 58

December 19, 2014
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After missing weight on his first attempt on Friday, Patrick Cummins was given an hour to get down to the 206-pound limit for his UFC Fight Night 58 bout with Antonio Carlos Junior. He hit the mark.

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Cummins stripped down and stepped on the scale in Barueri, Brazil on Friday afternoon at 206.8 pounds. He had lose at least 0.8 pounds within the hour in order to make the fight official and avoid a penalty. UFC officials say he subsequently weighed in at 206 pounds even.

Patrick CumminsCummins (6-1) lost his UFC debut against Daniel Cormier, but rebounded by winning back-to-back bouts over Roger Narvaez and Kyle Kingsbury. He would like another shot at Cormier, but he’ll first have to get past Junior if he hopes to reach such lofty heights. Cormier’s next fight is against Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight championship.

Junior (4-0) is undefeated. He made his official UFC debut in his most recent bout, defeating Vitor Miranda in The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 heavyweight tournament final. The fight with Cummins will be his light heavyweight debut.

UFC Fight Night 58 takes place on Saturday night in Barueri, headlined by a middleweight main event between Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway.

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  • Darin

    Shouldn’t the title read “Patrick Cummins Makes Weight On Second Attempt”? Or third attempt? Of course he made weight on his final attempt! After he made weight, he’s done! No more attempts! EVERYBODY makes weight on their final attempt. Do mmaweekly writers just whip out these stories while they’re taking a dump? Do they never reread what they wrote to see if it sounds sensible?

  • drkdisciple

    Cummins has a hard time making weight and earlier this week he called out DC….this guy is a joke.