Gabi Garcia has apologized for failing to make weight for her 209-pound catchweight fight against 53-year-old Shinobu Kandori.
Garcia failed to reach the 209lb limit, weighing in almost 27-pounds heavier at 236.94lbs. Meanwhile, Kandori weighed in well under the limit, coming in at 162.25lbs. Following the failed weight cut, RIZIN president, Nobu Sakakibara, decided to cancel the fight.
Despite the fight’s removal from the card, Garcia was still present at the event and apologized to her fans. Take a look below!
“RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2017: 2nd Round” took place on December 29 from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The entire card was aired live on pay-per-view via FITE TV from 1am ET, 10pm PT.