Brad Pickett – Walking The Tightrope

With the exception of a brief lightweight hiatus from 2004 to 2006, fighters from 155 pounds on up always had the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow in the Zuffa-era UFC, a goal that someday, if they won enough fights, they would earn a spot in the Octagon.As for those whose optimum weight was 145 pounds and below, they were pretty much out of luck unless they were able to secure a contract in Japan. In England, the situation wasn‘t any better. Just ask East London bantamweight B…

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