Norma Dumont misses weight again for the 2nd time straight, fight against Erin Blanchfield has been scrapped


Norma Dumont misses weight again for the 2nd time straight, fight against Erin Blanchfield has been scrapped

Norma Dumont has once again managed to fail to make weight before a fight. This time it is against Erin Blanchfield at UFC on ABC 2. The event headlined by Marvin Vettori vs. Kevin Holland loses a fight with just few hours to go. The fighter has reportedly failed to make weight by 3.5 pounds on Friday.

Norma Dumont has a record of 5-1-0 in her professional career. Her last fight was against Ashlee Evans-Smith whom she defeated via unanimous decision. The fighter has failed to make the weight cut two times in a row. Both times missing the weight limit by 3.5 pounds. The fighter has come into the weigh-in making for just 139.5 pounds.

The NAC (Nevada Athletic Commission) has decided to scrap the match off and hence the fight card will be missing a fight with just few hours to go. There is less than 6 hours for the first prelim. Erin Blanchfield is now left with no opponent to fight this week.

Erin Blanchfield agrees to fight Norma Dumont despite the weight cut controversy

Erin Blanchfield

On Friday, Nurmo Dumont failed to make weight for the fight against Erin Blanchfield making it the second time she has missed her weight before the fight. The commission has ordered UFC to scrap the fight from UFC on ABC 2. Although, according to Blanchfield’s manager, the fighter has no problems in fighting Norma Dumont.

Erin Blanchfield has a record of 6-1-0 in her professional career. Her manager, Oren Hodak has agreed to compete against Dumont despite the weight miss. But the NAC are confident that the fight cannot happen which now leads Erin with no fights after all the efforts she has put.

What do you think should be done to fighter who miss the weight cut regularly? Should there be some kind of fine or ban?

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