Simpson planning move to welterweight


If the docs say it's OK, count on seeing UFC vet Aaron Simpson at welterweight.

After a loss to Ronny Markes (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) on Wednesday at UFC on FUEL TV 1, Simpson (11-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) said he's tired of being undersized at middleweight.

"I've been thinking about it over the last year and a half," the 37-year-old today told  "Everybody I fight is cutting from 220 (pounds)."

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MrBojangles site profile image  

2/16/12 11:27 PM by MrBojangles

That is ridiculous

MoFiasco site profile image  

2/16/12 11:26 PM by MoFiasco

Simpson was dwarfed by ronny, ronny looked like a heavyweight in there damn!

UGCTT_FryedTakayama site profile image  

2/16/12 11:13 PM by UGCTT_FryedTakayama

I'd like to see Simpson vs Shields

cyberc92 site profile image  

2/16/12 11:05 PM by cyberc92

He can be dangerous if the cut doesn't sap him at his age. I think with his wrestling and power that he would just add to the new bread of "hendo" like wrestlers at 170 including hendricks, story, peirce, koscheck, ellenburger etc.