Toughill drop not a weight issue

by Steven Marrocco | source: hmmaweekly.com
 

Erin Toughill told MMAWeekly.com on Thursday that her weight was not an issue going into a Nov. 7 bout with Marloes Coenen at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers.

Toughill has a walk-around weight between 160 and 165 pounds and was well on her way to her contracted weight limit of 145 pounds before a medical issue arose.

One month ago, she began experiencing several abdominal pains during training and went to a doctor to get checked out. After several tests, doctors told her she had ovarian cysts that had ruptured during training.

“It’s a common occurrence for women to have this issue,” she said. “But there’s four or five different levels of the medical issue I have. It could go anywhere from benign, which is what I have, to cancerous. The type of thing I have is exacerbated by me taking hits to my body and throwing and doing very intense training.”

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HardHittingHeeb site profile image  

10/31/09 5:04 PM by HardHittingHeeb

What a rousing anthem!

Hessian site profile image  

10/31/09 3:19 PM by Hessian

I going to guess that feels like having a nut in a vice.Speedy recovery.

Mike Sanders site profile image  

10/31/09 3:08 PM by Mike Sanders

The offer for training and "perhaps something more" stands, Erin!

shootfightermike site profile image  

10/31/09 12:50 PM by shootfightermike

 ttt

The Messiah site profile image  

10/31/09 12:31 PM by The Messiah

seems like she never fights anymore but best of luck for recovery.

Rox19 site profile image  

10/31/09 8:30 AM by Rox19

not airbrushed! :D

BuddyRevell site profile image  

10/31/09 8:29 AM by BuddyRevell

 Great abs in that pic.

HULKSMASH site profile image  

10/31/09 5:23 AM by HULKSMASH

"Get well, get well soon, we hope you do get well!!!"

DanTheWolfman site profile image  

10/31/09 3:38 AM by DanTheWolfman

hey Erin wish you well my old friendDanTheWolfman@hotmail.com

HardHittingHeeb site profile image  

10/31/09 2:03 AM by HardHittingHeeb

I've bashed her since she came here, but she has the best shot at ruling the women's division. I hope she gets better and with the money that's thrown around I'm sure she's not faking anything.



 

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