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UFC offers Mike Dolce to help Cyborg get down to 135.
Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (10-1-1 NC) reported that doctors recommend she not cut weight from 145 pounds to 135 pounds. UFC president Dana White said that the promotion would help her make the weight cut in safe way of dieting.
"She can get to this weight," said White. "We have an expert who can help you lose weight in a healthy way. We have Mike Dolce, who has wrestlers lose weight and still feel good and it's all about your diet. He is 100 percent ready to work with her and will not cost anything to Cris."
UFC hall of famer Tito Ortiz (16-11-1), who represents Santos, has told her not to make the weight cut and suggest she fight somewhere else. White thinks that Santos needs to make the weight cut now, while there's still interest in a 135 pound fight with Ronda Rousey (6-0).
"Cyborg needs to get on the boat," said White. "If she wants to fight in the UFC, she'll have to fight this category of 135 pounds. The stupidest thing about it is that she has Tito Ortiz as his manager."
No word on if Cyborg has taken the UFC up on their offer about a diet expert.
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