VIDEO: Johnny Walker records sacrifice in weight cut in fight before UFC Saudi Arabia

Brazilian shares process leading up to official weigh-in for fight against Volkan Oezdemir

Johnny Walker in weight cut for the UFC Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Confirmed as an opponent of Volkan oezdemir No. UFC Saudi Arabia, which takes place this Saturday (22), Johnny Walker He shared with his fans his sacrifice in the weight-cutting process. On social media, the light heavyweight (up to 93kg) shared the dehydration process that preceded the official weigh-in for the event. Afterwards, the Brazilian fulfilled his commitment to the scales, weighing 93,4kg.

“Thank you to my dream team. Without you, this would be more difficult”, wrote Walker, on his Instagram profile.


Featured in the division led by Alex Poatán, Johnny seeks to recover from the defeat suffered in his last commitment. In January, the athlete ended up being surpassed by Magomed Ankalayev.

The stumble against the Russian postponed Walker's plans for an unprecedented title fight in the light heavyweight division. If he overcame his opponent, the Brazilian would take an important step towards becoming a challenger.


Currently, Johnny occupies seventh position in the category. The athlete's opponent at the weekend, Oezdemir occupies ninth position.

If you win in UFC Saudi Arabia, Walker resumes his climb towards the top of the division. On the other hand, Volkan is trying to regain balance in his career and regain his old form, when he competed for the title in 2018.



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