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Nate Diaz Comes In a Half-Pound Over at Fight Night 19 Weigh-Ins, Shortage of All-Night Gyms to Blame?

(At least we know his immense musculature isn’t the culprit here.)

Blame it on the late-night munchies if you will, but Nate Diaz failed to make weight on his first attempt in Oklahoma City this afternoon.  The hardcore 209-repper came in at 156.5 for his fight with Melvin Guillard tomorrow night, which is weird since he says in this video that he was down to 157 as recently as Monday morning.  Then again, he points out in this video that the 24-hour gyms in Oklahoma City are total bullshit, so maybe all the running around he had to do in order to find an after-hours workout facility played havoc with his weight loss schedule. 

On his second attempt, Nate was able to shed the half-pound, so consider this crisis averted.  But do we need to point out that this is reason enough to wonder about the guy’s focus for this fight?  And that, if combined with a horrible gameplan, he may be walking into an upset on Wednesday night?  Nah, we didn’t think so.  Full weigh-in results are after the jump.

Nate Diaz (156)* vs. Melvin Guillard (155)
Gray Maynard (155.5) vs. Roger Huerta (156)
Carlos Condit (171) vs. Jake Ellenberger (170.5)
Nate Quarry (184) vs. Tim Credeur (186)
Steve Cantwell (206) vs. Brian Stann (205.5)
Chris Wilson (171) vs. Mike Pyle (170)
Jay Silva (185) vs. C.B. Dollaway (186)
Sam Stout (156) vs. Phillipe Nover (155.5)
Jeremy Stephens (155.5) vs. Justin Buchholz (155.5)
Brock Larson (171) vs. Mike Pierce (169.5)
Steve Steinbeiss (185.5) vs. Ryan Jensen (186)

*on second attempt, 156.5 on first attempt

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Mike Milbury- September 16, 2009 at 7:16 am
You know, Nate Diaz could handedly kick my ass, but man, does he look skinny. If the weight cut's hard for him, how much does the dude walk around at? 175? 180?
I Tap 2 Fat Chicks- September 16, 2009 at 6:41 am
Good thing for Nate that Bongwater is the only thing out there with twice the Chi and nutrients than Machida's pee, he'll be well hydrated and not even remember the weight cutting issues.
nuclearblast- September 16, 2009 at 6:25 am
He made the damn weight at the end and that's what matter.

Does misleading title = automatic CP shirt to anyone ?
Crap Factory- September 16, 2009 at 5:22 am
What happened to Nathan? You guys are confusing me.
oc in this bitch- September 16, 2009 at 12:00 am
yo dont hate on the diaz bros. everyone knows there the shiz.cali mutha fucka.beatin up on fools all over the best weed best girls best fighters period.
eelcozy- September 15, 2009 at 10:19 pm
I dunno if Diaz will win. I hope he does, because otherwise he will sure look stupid.
Spacebump- September 15, 2009 at 9:47 pm
Diaz by triangle choke in the 2nd round.
UFC fan- September 15, 2009 at 8:27 pm
"portland mma Says:
Tue, 09/15/2009 - 15:40

By the way is it like a rule Jeremy Stephens or Josh Neer have to be on a Fight Night Card?"

yes indeed, it is called " the curtain pullers clause"
Casa de los pantelones- September 15, 2009 at 7:23 pm
My god melvin has all the talent in the world with his fists...if he would get a real trainer and learn some grappling and get a ground game he would be devastating!
Taint_it_so- September 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm
Hope Melvin murder's him. Sick of the Diaz brother's!
Barc- September 15, 2009 at 5:33 pm
I'm 50/50 on that fight wiht Guillard/Diaz. This only slightly makes me think about Nate's weight cut. He's been here for a while. He's probably got this... probably.
drunkenjunk- September 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm
I don't think he isn't focused, its just the same problem his brother was havin. Gettin to big to make that cut.
bleve- September 15, 2009 at 4:31 pm
"But do we need to point out that this is reason enough to wonder about the guy’s focus for this fight?"

Dude doesn't seem to have an ounce of fat on him... and I don't know of any other 6 footers that can get down to 155, that's crazy.
greenseed- September 15, 2009 at 4:15 pm
irishlobo = comment of the month!
Sneaky Pete- September 15, 2009 at 4:12 pm
Lol @ Irish

But I heard it was a wad if Jamaican Gold he had shoved up his manhole.
IRISHLOBO- September 15, 2009 at 4:06 pm
Diaz was able to quickly drop a half-pound by having Nick yank out the balloon of hash that he had lodged prison-style in his ass.
NateGetsIrate- September 15, 2009 at 4:02 pm
I really hope Nover wins, but I don't think he's got a snowman's balls' chances in hell.
portland mma- September 15, 2009 at 3:40 pm
By the way is it like a rule Jeremy Stephens or Josh Neer have to be on a Fight Night Card?
portland mma- September 15, 2009 at 3:39 pm
He made weight who cares, Guillard has a chance, a small one but a chance, I am predicting Melvin gets choked out in a triangle though.
That_guy- September 15, 2009 at 3:36 pm
I kinda wish Diaz wouldn't have made weight so we could finally be rid of those douche bag 209er's for good.
Nealio- September 15, 2009 at 3:35 pm
Maybe the doctors have him on an IV already anticipating the horrendous KO he is about to face...