McKenzie’s gives a pint of blood to make weight

October 2, 2014

Cody McKenzie Mixed Martial ArtsSome guys will do anything to play.

Cordova’s Cody McKenzie will even give blood.

The former UFC fighter reportedly drew a pint of blood to help cut 1.4 pounds to make weight the 171-pound requirement for this weekend’s Battlegrounds one-night, single-elimination tournament in Oklahoma.

McKenzie originally weighed in at 172.4 pounds and was given two hours to make weight.

The Alaskan has won 15 of 19 professional mixed-martial arts fights and will face UFC veteran Brock Larson [37-8] in the first round.