MMA fighters lift weights in a variety of ways. Some do it every day, others only once or twice per week. Over the course of the year, an MMA fighter could have multiple fights. So weight lifting might be more of a maintenance effort than trying to max out too frequently.
In the co-feature, Kelvin Gastelum (14-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) takes on Ronaldo Souza (25-5 MMA, 8-2 UFC). At official open workouts, middleweight Kelvin Gastelum impresses the crowd by speaking Portuguese, and the crowd impresses title challenger Raquel Pennington by not booing her.May 10, 2018