White lashes out at Gastelum

UFC president Dana White has slammed Kelvin Gastelum after his failure to make weight led to his welterweight fight with Donald Cerrone at UFC 205 being cancelled. 

Cerrone weighed in at 170.4 pounds, easily within the 171-pound limit, but Gastelum didn’t even step on the scale, which raised questions about just how much he had missed weight by. It is understood that he weight about 180 pounds.

This isn’t the first time Gastelum has missed weight as it has happened twice more in the past. As a result, White made it clear that the 25-year-old will never fight in the welterweight division again.

“I think he missed this one by 10 pounds,” White told FOX Sports. “I’ll never let him fight at 170 again.”

With Gastelum’s bout against Cerrone having been cancelled, UFC 205’s main card will now be made up of five fights rather than six.

In regards to Cerrone, who is eager to fight as much as possible, he has verbally agreed to take on Matt Brown at UFC 206 on December 10 in Toronto.