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Gabi Garcia Misses Weight For Latest Bout

Rizin FF 8 takes place Friday at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan – near Tokyo.

Featuring on the event is a bout between behemoth of women’s MMA Gabi Garcia (4-0) and 53-year-old, retired pro wrestler Shinobu Kandori (4-1, last fought MMA 17 years ago).

This was scheduled to be an open weight bout with a weight limit of 209 pounds. Kandori weighed in at a modest 162.25 lbs, Garcia tipped the scales at an astonishing 237lbs; a full 28lbs over the limit. According to reports, Kandori screamed at Garcia then stormed off.

Now even though Rizin FF head, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, came on stage and said “Competition-wise, we cannot make this happen.”

This circus bout hasn’t officially been called off,  if it does go ahead, however, Garcia will have nearly a 75lbs weight advantage.

Lambs and slaughter come to anyone’s mind?

Stephen Brigg

MMA Addict, Currently working for MMAUK, covering events and writing articles.


  • Callum Chapman
    29/12/2017 at 9:05 pm

    Jordan Burbeck Ryan Burbeck 🤣

  • Mike Liatto
    29/12/2017 at 1:45 am

    28 over! She didn’t even try. Lol

  • ES Whitman
    29/12/2017 at 12:27 am

    Totally not juiced. Neither is Christopher Cyborg. 😉 😉

  • Alfredo Bozzetta
    28/12/2017 at 11:42 pm

    Wow she is bigger than Rawlings

  • Matt Holmes
    28/12/2017 at 10:18 pm

    Tommy Campbell