How breast implants nearly derailed a UFC bout
Media reports that Ultimate Fighting Championship straw-weight Pearl Gonzalez was pulled from a fight because of her breast implants have proved incorrect. But her implants did prompt a review before she was allowed to compete in a bout on Saturday night in Buffalo, New York.
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Gonzalez had been scheduled to take on Cynthia Calvillo as part of the UFC 210 event this weekend. There was, however, a potential catch: Gonzales apparently has breast implants.