The Weight Cutting Chronicles: UFC Vegas 38

Thiago Santos Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press

Honorable Mentions:

Thiago “Marreta” Santos (21-9 MMA, 13-8 UFC)

Welterweight (170lbs): The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2 Competitor

Middleweight (185lbs): 10-5 (UFC)

Light Heavyweight (205lbs): 3-3 (UFC), Former UFC Light Heavyweight Title Challenger

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger returns in the main event of UFC Vegas 38 on Saturday. His jump up from middleweight to light heavyweight contender is well-known, but what’s even crazier is that he started out as a welterweight.