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UFC may cut Anthony Johnson

Updated: January 15, 2012, 7:33 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Anthony Johnson's days in UFC may be over.

The former welterweight was slated to make his middleweight debut Saturday night at UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against Vitor Belfort.

But Johnson tipped the scale 197 pounds, 11 more than the 186-pound limit for a non-title middleweight fight.

"To be honest, we're probably going to cut him after this event," UFC president Dana White told Fuel TV. "Three strikes and you're out.

"This is his third time that he hasn't ...

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