|  News |  Columns |  Reports |  Video Reviews |  Title History |  News Report |
// Alleged Nude Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Dozens More Celebs Leaked in Online Hack
// Kesha Instagrams a Nearly-Topless Selfie From VMAs
// The Monday Night War Review: Episode Three - 'Embracing Attitude'
// Top 10 Fighters Who Are Better Than Their Record
// Grand Theft Auto 5 Not Delayed on Xbox One, PS4 & PC


411mania RSS Feeds

Follow 411mania on Twitter!

Add 411 On Facebook

 411mania » MMA » News

Erik Koch's Trainer Talks About His Past Weight Cuts
Posted by Joseph Lee on 02.22.2014

In an interview with MMA Junkie , Eril Koch's (13-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) trainer Duke Roufus spoke about Koch's previous weight cuts. Koch is now at lightweight for a fight with Rafaello Oliveira (15-6 MMA, 2-5 UFC) at UFC 170 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

On Koch being at 155: "Longevity, health-wise – 155 is where he belong. He feels great, unfortunately. I'm the one who's sore. He beat the pads up, and he really put it on us this week. He's ready to go."

On the weight loss process: "It was really tough. It was to the point he couldn't even function mentally two weeks before the fight. It was a dreadful cut for him. I'm real happy he made the decision (to move up)."

On switching weight classes: "Most people were like, ‘Why would you abort a division where you're already in contendership?' But he's young, and my biggest thing with these guys is giving them long-term advice, not short-term advice. My whole point is to help them have a career like I did. I fought almost 20 years on and off as a fighter because of it."


DC Comics: Doomed At Box Office?

Top 8 Comic Face Turns

Nude Pics of Upton, Other Celebs Leak?

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.