Dec 28, 2017 · In one of the worst weigh-in misses to ever take place in a major MMA promotion, Garcia tipped the scale at 237 pounds, a whopping 28 pounds over the 209-pound weight limit.
The Rizin FF fight between women’s heavyweight Gabi Garcia and 53-year-old pro wrestler-turned-politician Shinobu Kandori was already a strange one, but things got weirder at Thursday morning’s weigh-in. Garcia posted one of the worst weigh-in misses of all time in a major MMA promotion, tipping the scale at 237 pounds, 28 pounds over the 209-pound weight limit.
Gabi Garcia missed weight for her Rizin New Year’s Eve bout by a whopping 26 pounds.
According to Bleacher Report, Kandori weighed in at 162 pounds – but Garcia wasn’t even close, weighing in at 237 pounds. When Garcia’s weight was announced, Kandori was understandably upset.
The last two days have been truly bizarre for the Rizin Fighting Federation. On Thursday, Brazilian MMA fighter Gabi Garcia showed up to Rizin FF8 weigh-ins a whopping 26 pounds overweight.
The oversized Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion Gabi Garcia weighed in for her return to MMA action at a staggering 26 pounds overweight. Her failure to make weight in Japan this morning now puts her bout against 53 year old Kandoi Shinobi in jeopardy.
An open-weight fight at Rizin FF 8 is in jeopardy after Gabi Garcia came in 26 pounds over the 209-pound limit. Garcia (4-0) weighed in at 237 pounds today for her scheduled fight against 53-year-old retired professional wrestler Shinobu Kandori (4-1), who was 162.25.
An open-weight fight at Rizin FF 8 is in jeopardy after Gabi Garcia came in 28 pounds over the 209-pound limit. Garcia (4-0) weighed in at 237 pounds today for her scheduled fight against 53-year
Garcia (4-0) was forced to step in the ring inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, where she apologized for coming in 28 pounds overweight for her bout against 53-year-old Kandori (4-1
There was a 50-pound difference between Kandori and the contracted 209 lbs that Garcia was to hit. Then Garcia missed weight by 28 pounds , weighing in at 236.9 lbs to Kandori’s 162.25 lbs. The despicable fight that never, ever, ever should have been made was canceled.
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Garcia’s gesture was necessitated by the fact that she badly missed weight for her fight with Kandori, coming in 26 pounds over the agreed limit of 209.4 pounds (95 kg).
Gabi Garcia will enter the RIZIN ring for the fourth time in 12 months against 52-year-old veteran Shinobu Kandori on Dec. 31, and she admits it’s not the type of opponent she was hoping for.