In most combat sports, competitors are separated into weight divisions in an attempt to “create an even playing field.” Prior to competition, athletes must attend an official “weigh-in” and have their body mass (BM) verified to ensure they have “made weight.”
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Fighters will benefit from increasing a lean body mass while minimizing a percentage of body fat to maintain a weight class. (Amtmann JA, Amtmann KA, and Spath WK. Locate and rate of perceived exertion responses of athletes training for and competing in a mixed martial arts event. J Strength Cond Res 22:645-647, 2008)