Emil Meek is forced to shave beard for UFC 206 bout

Emil Meek is forced to shave beard for UFC 206 bout

UFC 206 takes places in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. An event cursed by fighters missing weight, including headliner and interim title challenger, Anthony Pettis. There was also one wierd rule addition. During the official weigh-ins on Friday morning, the Ontario Athletic Commission told Norwegian fighter, Emil Meek to cut his trademark beard if he wants to remain on Saturday night’s card against Jordan Mein.

Meek’s camp were told that if they can grab the beard, then it’s too long. 

Ontario MMA rules state that, “all contestants shall be cleanly shaven immediately prior to competition, except that a contestant may wear a closely cropped mustache.”

Possibly one of the weirder rules out there!

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