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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 ... Read More »

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” ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Health Update on Jake Roberts, Including Brain Abnormality

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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 ... Read More »

Fallout Of Renan Barao Dropping Out Of UFC 177

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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

WWE SmackDown Results: Epic Tag Team Match

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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

John Cena Refuses to Evolve

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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, ... Read More »

Jake Roberts Hospitalized In Las Vegas

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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 ... Read More »

WWE NXT Results: New General Manager Revealed

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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 ... Read More »

Top Five WWE Championship Matches From The PG Era

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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 ... Read More »