Originally Posted by J zingher
If you make the weigh-ins on the day of the fight, the quality of the fighters performance will suffer greatly. By giving them time to recover they come in hydrated and with some energy.
If your cutting a lot of weight it is really hard to turn around and give a top performace with same day weigh-ins.
Actually it would force the fighters to maintain their weight throughout their training instead of dehydrating themselves for a day or 2 to make weight, only to put it back on before the fight.