It took lying bare and exhausted at the locker room floor on the UFC Performance Institute for Rick Glenn to determine that his days as a featherweight have been over.

Of course, the Iowan went down fighting, however he nevertheless had a weigh-in to get thru and a combat to combat in opposition to Kevin Aguilar to get thru on November 30, 2018, but the die changed into cast.

“I always told myself if I ever miss weight, I’m going up a weight class,” said Glenn, who came in at 148.5 pounds for the Aguilar fight, then lost a unanimous decision the next night. “I pushed it to the very end. I’ve gone through this weight cut for years. I’ve been at ’45 for a long time and it just caught up to me. It was too much.”


After two years away, Rick Glenn returns in a new weight class at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Neal
NOVEMBER 30: (L-R) Rick Glenn kicks Kevin Aguilar during The Ultimate Fighter Finale event inside The Pearl concert theater at Palms Casino Resort on November 30, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

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