UFC fighters often dramatically manipulate their body weight to gain the upper hand against their opponent. Sometimes this means cutting up to 30 pounds the week before a fight so that they can compete in a certain weight class— then gain that weight back again in just 24 hours!
Other times, UFC fighters want to move up a weight class. While most people would take months to put on 20 lbs of muscle, top UFC fighters use expert advice and coaching to do it in just four weeks. Here’s how.