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Dana White: 125-pound class coming

Updated: June 9, 2011, 7:19 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

The UFC is planning to add 125-pound fighters to its roster.

UFC president Dana White announced Thursday the organization will add an eighth weight division likely by the end of 2011.

"We're going to add the 125-pound division very soon," White said. "We have to get out there and create the division -- bring guys in, sign them, put on fights, decide who the best is and have a title fight."

Bantamweight, at 135 pounds, is currently the lightest division in UFC.

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