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Johny Hendricks misses weight again at UFC 207 weigh-ins

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LAS VEGAS — Johny Hendricks’ struggles on the scale continue.

The former UFC welterweight champion missed weight once again on Thursday at UFC 207’s early morning weigh-ins. Hendricks weighed in at 173.5 pounds for his 170-pound contest against Neil Magny — 2.5 pounds over the division’s limit.

As a result, Magny will receive 20-percent of Hendricks’ purse and the fight will continue as scheduled.

The gaffe continued a trend that has plagued Hendricks over recent years. The 33-year-old missed weight earlier this year ahead of his UFC 200 loss to Kelvin Gastelum. His weight issues also sunk a scheduled Oct. 2015 fight against Tyron Woodley, as Hendricks had to be transported to the hospital midway through his weight-cutting process. Hendricks also had a close call at UFC 171.

In addition, flyweight contender Ray Borg badly missed weight on Thursday.

Borg, who is scheduled to fight Louis Smolka on the UFC 207 main card, tipped the scales at 129.5 pounds for his 125-pound contest. The 25-year-old previously missed weight in the UFC ahead of an Aug. 2015 bout against Geane Herrera.

Following weigh-ins, Smolka agreed to fight Borg on the condition that he receive 30-percent of Borg’s purse, meaning UFC 207 will proceed with 10 bouts.

Aside from those two, every other fighter on UFC 207 made weight, including bantamweight headliners Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes.

Complete video and UFC 207 weigh-in results can be seen here.

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