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Friday 09.20.2019 11:05am ET | View Full Article
Vanessa Melo | Julio Bonfim, Future MMA
Making weight with less than two weeks to prepare proved to be a bridge too far for Vanessa Melo.
The debuting fighter tipped the scales at 140 pounds at Friday’s UFC Mexico City weigh-ins, four pounds over the limit (including a one-pound allowance) for her bantamweight bout with Irene Aldana on Saturday. Melo is stepping in on just 10 days’ notice...