Julija Stoliarenko fainted whereas weighing in for UFC Vegas 22.
Julija Stoliarenko, a bantamweight competitor scheduled for UFC Vegas 22 fainted not as soon as however twice whereas making an attempt to weigh-in for her bout in opposition to Julia Avila on Saturday night time.
The 27-year-old fighter was in a position to step on the size initially however appeared unsteady on her ft earlier than falling backward into the press show earlier than members of the NSAC medical workforce rushed to her facet to test on her.
After a couple of moments, she was in a position to get again on the size and weigh in formally at 135.5 kilos. However sadly, she fainted once more shortly after her official weight was recorded. The paramedics needed to be introduced in to deliver Stoliarenko out of the weigh-in room and certain on to the hospital.
Weight slicing has lengthy been a controversial facet of fight sports activities because it entails the athlete willingly dehydrating themselves after which slowly rehydrating their our bodies earlier than the combat.
As of press time, there was no official phrase on whether or not or not Stoliarenko might be allowed to compete at Saturday’s occasion.