WELT medical term for ‘welterweight’

The WELTS medical term has been added to the UFC’s medical dictionary.UFC president Dana White told reporters at the UFC 199 weigh-ins on Saturday that the term will soon be available for use in the UFC.UFC 199, which takes place Aug. 31 at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

It will likely be one of the first terms added to medical dictionaries in the Octagon.UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre recently announced he had a brain tumor and was undergoing surgery for a blood clot.

The UFC announced in September that St-Pierres brain tumor was malignant.