TJ Waldburger Passes Out Cutting Weight, UFC Fight Night 61 Bout Cancelled

The UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir fight card is down to eleven fights after TJ Waldburger was forced out of the event after passing out while trying to make weight.

Brazilian news outlet Globo first reported the news on Saturday and UFC officials later confirmed the development.

While attempting to make weight for his welterweight matchup against Wendell Oliveira, Waldburger passed out in the sauna and was deemed unable to compete. He and Oliveira will receive their show money.

The 26-year-old Texan has fought eight times inside the octagon, earning two Submission of the Night awards. He’s never missed weight for a fight in his career. He was hoping to bounce back from back-to-back losses.

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