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Paige VanZant Shows Impact of Weight-Cutting in Photos

Paige VanZant Shows Impact of Weight-Cutting in Photos

Weight-cutting is a serious problem in mixed martial arts, but at least for Paige VanZant, that appears to be a thing of the past with the creation of the new 125-pound weight class.

The UFC fighter posted a pair of pictures Wednesday showing her attempt to cut down to 115 pounds, including one of her on the bathroom floor:

UFC President Dana White announced the decision to add the fourth women's weight class in May because of the sport's growth.

The 23-year-old fighter discussed the challenges of cutting down from as heavy as 137 pounds to make weight for her bouts.

"It's a big cut for me," VanZant told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour in September (h/t Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting).

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