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UFC 177 Recap Show: TJ Dillashaw Reigns Supreme

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UFC 177 took place on Saturday night from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. In the main event, TJ Dillashaw retained the UFC bantamweight championship defeating late replacement Joe Soto. The co-feature had Tony Ferguson beating Danny Castillo by split decision in lightweight action. In today’s podcast Steve and BetweenTheRopes.com contributor Nathan McCarter recap Saturday’s show, what happens with ...

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TJ Dillashaw Highlights UFC 177 Bonuses

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During the UFC 177 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that TJ Dillashaw, Ramsey Nijem, Carlos Diego Ferreira and Yancy Medeiros each received bonuses of $50,000. Dillashaw got the “performance of the night” defeating Joe Soto in the main event by fifth round knockout to retain the UFC bantamweight championship. Medeiros received the other “performance of the night” ...

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UFC 177 Results: TJ Dillashaw Stops Joe Soto In Better Than Expected Main Event To Retain Bantamweight Title

It was a whirlwind 24 plus hours for UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. The champion showed what a true champion is made of. In Saturday night’s UFC 177 main event, Dillashaw retained the bantamweight championship by defeating Joe Soto by knockout 2:20 into the fifth and final round. People didn’t think Soto would make it a fight, but he proved ...

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Health Update on Jake Roberts, Including Brain Abnormality

Jake “The Snake” Roberts was admitted to a hospital earlier in the week and rumored to have been induced into a coma. At the time, it sounded like Jake Roberts might have been suffering from double pneumonia and possibly the flu. Today, his attorney, manager, and close friend Kyle P. Magee released an update: Thank you for helping me out ...

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Fallout Of Renan Barao Dropping Out Of UFC 177

On Friday night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 main event fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto is stepping in to face Dillashaw. Steve talks with Beyond The Cage podcast host Dave Sadler on the topic. The guys discuss if Barao should get the next bantamweight title ...

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Renan Barao Out Of UFC 177 Main Event, Former Bellator Champion Steps In

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Former UFC bantamaweight champion Renan Barao was forced from Saturday nights UFC 177 main event fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto steps into the spot. Barao’s fight team, Nova Uniao released a statement to MMAFighting.com saying he got out of the hot tub feeling dizzy, hit his head against the wall. Barao passed ...

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WWE SmackDown Results: Epic Tag Team Match

WWE Friday Night SmackDown August 29, 2014 Citizens Bank Arena Ontario, California If you missed last week’s edition of WWE Friday Night SmackDown click here For all of our coverage on WWE and the WWE Night of Champions PPV click herea First Match: Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt Reigns takes him into the corner to start and runs Bray over ...

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What To Expect On Tonight’s WWE Friday Night Smackdown

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Tonight’s edition of WWE Friday Night Smackdown was taped on Tuesday from Ontario, California. You can watch the show on SyFy at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what you will see on the show. -Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt. -Seth Rollins vs. Rob Van Dam. -WWE Divas champion Paige vs. Emma. -Rusev vs. Jack Swagger. -WWE Tag Team champion Jey ...

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John Cena Refuses to Evolve

On Monday’s RAW, John Cena made his first appearance since being thoroughly dismantled by Brock Lesnar in their championship match at Summerslam. Many wondered what we’d see out of Cena. It was the first time in his career that he’d been beaten so decisively, with the event coming off more as a glorified squash match than anything else. Instead of, ...

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Jake Roberts Hospitalized In Las Vegas

WWE Hall of Famer Jake Roberts has been hospitalized in Las Vegas according to a report that first surfaced on TMZ. The TMZ report states he was rushed to hospital, as he took ill on a flight from Atlanta to Las Vegas. Doctors say he has double pneumonia and remains hospitalized in Las Vegas. Sinn Bodhi whi was travelling with ...

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WWE NXT Results: New General Manager Revealed

WWE NXT August 28, 2014 Full Sail University Orlando, Florida If you missed last week’s edition of WWE NXT click here For all of our coverage of NXT and the WWE click here First Match: The Ascension vs. Local Independent Tag Team Konnor and Vitkor basically had full control of this match and made short work of two guys in ...

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Top Five WWE Championship Matches From The PG Era

With the eighth annual WWE Night of Champions PPV coming soon on the WWE Network on September 21st, I thought it would be nice to take a look back at the five spectacular WWE Championship matches from five of the biggest era’s of the WWE: the PG Era, the Ruthless Agression Era, the Attitude Era, the New Generation and the ...

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Stephan Bonnar Signing With Bellator Is Bad For MMA

We are going to start trying some unique things on the site and that starts with this video. We are going to start doing short videos giving our thoughts on a big topic in the world of wrestling, MMA and entertainment. It was announced on Tuesday that UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar agreed to a deal with Bellator. In ...

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GQ Names Dana White The Eighth Biggest Sleazebags in Sports

Dana White has been called a lot of things in his tenure as UFC president. I’m not sure if he was ever called a sleazebag. But, he has been now. In the September issue of GQ, the magazine has named the 10 biggest sleazebags in sports and the White was ranked number eight. That was one spot behind disgraced former ...

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TNA Impact Wrestling Results: Three Way Tag Team Match

TNA Impact Wrestling August 27, 2014 Manhattan Center New York, New York If you missed last week’s edition of TNA Impact Wrestling click here For all of our coverage on TNA Impact Wrestling and our interview with Rockstar Spud click here First In-Ring Segment: Welcome to Impact, Kurt Angle is in the crowd. He says tonight we will see EC3 Vs. ...

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Daniel Bryan Working His Way Back During Chaotic Year

To say that it’s been a turbulent year for Daniel Bryan would be an understatement. Heading into 2014, the fans were firmly behind the WWE superstar but he set to be in a top match at WrestleMania 30. But that changed quickly. CM Punk quit the company and Batista, who the company had pegged for being in the championship match ...

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Stephan Bonnar Out of Retirement, Fighting in Bellator

After retiring two years following a crushing at the hands of Anderson Silva, Stephan Bonnar (15-8) is coming out of retirement.  But the UFC Hall of Famer is fighting with the promotion and is instead joining Bellator where he has signed a multi-fight agreement and could also be a commentator for the company. And Bonnar is already calling out the ...

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What’s Happened to Cesaro?

Remember way back in the before times, in the long, long ago when Cesaro was one of the hottest names in the WWE? Yeah, I know, it’s getting increasingly more difficult to remember that, but he was. He had just hossed the Big Show over the top rope of the Andre the Giant Memorial battle royal at Wrestlemania XXX and ...

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Spoilers For Friday August 29, 2014

WWE Friday Night Smackdown tapings took place on Tuesday night in Ontario, California. The show will air on Friday night on the SyFy channel starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what happened at the tapings. Dark Match -Big E and Kofi Kingston (w/Xavier Woods) defeated Heath Slater and Titus O’Neil. Big E and Kingston had matching tights. WWE Smackdown ...

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WWE Main Event Results: Seth Rollins vs. Rob Van Dam

WWE Main Event August 26, 2014 Citizens Bank Arena Ontario, California If you missed last week’s WWE Main Event click here For all of our coverage on the WWE click here First Match: Rob Van Dam vs. Seth Rollins RVD and Rollins start the match off with a Rollins take down. RVD however gets ups and both men counter each ...

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