Gina Carano, America's most famous women's MMA fighter, did something today that she didn't do for her last fight: Make weight.
But it wasn't easy, and she had to try three times and ultimately get naked (but covered with towels) on the scale before she managed to get down to 141 pounds for the 140-pound fight. That is considered within the limit because fighters get a one-pound buffer.
Female fighters usually wear shorts and a sports bra to the weigh-in, but when Carano did that today, she weighed in at 142.75. She then took off all her clothes, according to MMA Junkie, and got back on the scale in a towel and weighed 142.5. Finally, on her third attempt, she managed to weigh 141; it's not clear what she did to lose that last pound and a half.
Carano's opponent, Kelly Kobold, weighed 141 on the first try. Despite not making weight until her third attempt, Carano improved over her last weigh-in showing, when she weighed 144.5 for her fight against Kaitlin Young in May. Since then she has acted angry and offended when people questioned her commitment to her sport.
Previously on FanHouse:
Gina Carano Promises She'll Weigh 140, Sick and Tired of Questions
Gina Carano: "I've Made Changes to My Diet"
Gina Carano: "No Excuse to Not Make Weight"
Gina Carano Won't Say How Much She Weighs
Gina Carano Says MMA Is Kind of Like Sex