Former UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano (4-3) was released from promotion after failing to gain weight for her fight against Wu Yanan as part of the UFC Vegas 33 line-up last weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada had.
According to MMA, this is fighting.
Montano’s most recent scale success was the third time the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 26 champion was stripped from a combat card due to problems with removing it.
“I think no matter what weight class you put her in, she seems to have a hard time getting weight,” promotion president Dana White told UFC Arabia. “This may not be the right sport for you. Look at Nicco and how many times it happened. As soon as that happens, we get involved and say, you know what, this doesn’t work. “
Montano, 32, has only participated once since her debut in late 2017, a unanimous loss to TUF colleague Julianna Pena. Her jump into bantamweight did little to improve her chances of gaining weight, and it seems the UFC is running out of patience.
“Roll with the strokes,” wrote Montano on social media.