Rory Markham fined $1,000 for being 6 lbs over weight

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Rory Markham was issued a i$1,000 fine for missing weight during Friday’s official UFC 111 weigh-ins. The fine, representing 12.5% of his show money (win money s not effected), will be paid to opponent Nick Diaz. UndeJSAC rules, Diaz could have declined the fight, and still received his show money.

Markham weighed 177 pounds, which was six pounds over the 171-pound limit for welterweight fights. Markham’s trainer Pat Miletich noted that this is only the second time one of his fighters has missed weight in 15 years, and aptly described the cut as having gone “haywire.”

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