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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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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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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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UFC 177 Countdown Show

The UFC returns to the pay-per-view this Saturday night as UFC 177 takes place from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. In the main event is a rematch for the UFC bantamweight title as TJ Dillashaw defends against former champion Renan Barao. The co-feature will be a battle of lightweights as Danny Castillo faces off with Tony Ferguson. During ...

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UFC 177: Dillashaw Favored in Rematch against Barao

It will be a busy August in the UFC, leading up to UFC 177 on August 30, and the much anticipated rematch between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the UFC Bantamweight title. Dillashaw (11-2-0) is an early -150 favorite in UFC online betting to retain the title he took from Barao (34-2-0) in stunning fashion at UFC 173. A ...

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Demetrious Johnson Set To Defend UFC Flyweight Title At UFC 177

If Demetrious Johnson was looking for a long layoff, he isn’t getting it. Yahoo Sports is reporting that Johnson will defend the UFC flyweight title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177 on August 30 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The fight will serve as the co-main event of the show as the main event is the rematch ...

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Dana White Says UFC Bantamweight Title Rematch ‘Probably’ Next

Fresh off his dominating win against Renan Barao, it looks like T.J. Dillashaw will be facing the former bantamweight champion in his first title defense according to UFC president Dana White. Before the UFC 174 weigh-ins in Vancouver on Friday, White spoke with reporters and said that a rematch between Dillashaw and Barao will likely happen next. “It (Dillashaw’s first title ...

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Robbie Lawler Heads UFC 173 Salaries

We announced earlier that Robbie Lawler will be facing Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 12 on July 26 after just fighting Saturday night at UFC 173. Lawler stopped Jake Ellenberger by third round TKO at the event. Salaries for UFC 173 were revealed to BetweenTheRopes.com from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Lawler lead all fighters making $200,000 including his ...

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TJ Dillashaw Highlights UFC 173 Bonuses

TJ Dillashaw shocked the world and defeated Renan Barao to win the UFC bantamweight championship. Dillashaw controlled the fight start to finish until stopping Barao at 2:26 of round five. During tonight’s UFC 173 post-fight press conference, president Dana White announced fight night bonuses for the evening. Dillashaw won two bonuses, winning “Performance of the Night” and “Fight of the ...

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UFC 173 Results: Dillashaw Shocks The World, Upsets Barao

Going into the UFC 173 main event with UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw, the challenger was a nine to one underdog. The challenger proved that odds mean absolutely nothing as TJ Dillashaw defeated Renan Barao by TKO at 2:26 to win the UFC bantamweight title. The fight was a one sided fight from the beginning as the ...

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UFC 173 Preview Show

UFC 173 takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao defending against TJ Dillashaw. The co-feature is a battle of light heavyweights as Daniel Cormier facing Dan Henderson. Another key bout is a battle of top welterweights as Robbie Lawler battles Jake Ellenberger. In today’s podcast, ...

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Watch UFC 173 Weigh-Ins At 7 ET

UFC 173 takes place tomorrow night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features Renan Barao defending the UFC bantamweight championship against TJ Dillashaw. The co-main is a battle of light heavyweights as Daniel Cormier faces off with Dan Henderson. Before the fighters step into the cage, they have to weigh-in and make weight ...

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Episode Four Of UFC Embedded

We are itching closer to UFC 173 on Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the lead up to the fight, the UFC has rolled out a video blog series titled, “UFC Embedded”. In episode four, we see Daniel Cormier head to Vegas for his co-main event bout against Dan Henderson, also see the ...

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The Debut Episode of UFC Embedded Featuring UFC Stars

UFC 173 returns to pay-per-view this Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao defending against TJ Dillashaw. The co-feature has former Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix champion Daniel Cormier battling former Pride champion and Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson. The company released a new series titled, ...

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UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao vs TJ Dillashaw To Main Event UFC 173

It was announced earlier in the week that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman’s main event fight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173 was getting moved to UFC 175 in July. The movement was due to the fact that Weidman was having minor surgery on both of his knees. We now have a new main event for UFC 173. It was ...

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UFC 169 Recap: Renan Barao, Jose Aldo Retain Titles

Brian and Steve recap UFC 169 including Renan Barao retaining the bantamweight championship in a controversial decision against Urijah Faber and Jose Aldo defeating Ricardo Lamas to remain the featherweight champion along with the spectacular fight between Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner, the upcoming fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, a big ruling regarding TRT for the bout, Wanderlei ...

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Jose Aldo And Renan Barao Retain Their Titles At UFC 169

Last night’s UFC 169 can be deemed as a night of decisions with the main card going just as expected. In the main event, Renan Barao retained his UFC bantamweight championship by defeating Urijah Faber by first round TKO. In the co-feature Jose Aldo defeated Ricardo Lamas by unanimous decision to retain the UFC featherweight championship. The main event to ...

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UFC 169 Preview, Chael Sonnen / Wanderlei Silva Dust Up and Julianna Pena Injury

Brian and Steve preview UFC 169 headlined by Renan Barao against Urijah Faber for the bantamweight championship along with the rest of the card for Saturday’s show.  Plus, they talk about the recent argument between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva in Brazil while filming The Ultimate Fighter, Julianna Pena’s major injury and news and notes about upcoming shows. This podcast ...

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The NFL Asks The UFC To Leave Super Bowl Media Day, Compares Them To Pro Wrestling

The NFL’s Super Bowl takes place this Sunday at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The game features the AFC champion Denver Broncos battling the NFC champions Seattle Seahawks. Typically on Tuesday’s during Super Bowl week, media day takes place where all credentialed media comes and asks the players and coaches about the big game. The UFC is ...

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