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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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Chris Weidman Leads UFC 175 Salaries

Chris Weidman made the second defense of his UFC middleweight championship defeating Lyoto Machida on Saturday night at UFC 175. The New York native got paid a hefty sum for his night’s work. BetweenTheRopes.com received the salaries from UFC 175 and Weidman led all fighters making $450,000 for his efforts, with $225,000 to show and another $225,000 in win bonus ...

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Five Reasons To Watch UFC 175

UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Chris Weidman defends the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. The co-feature has UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey facing off against Alexis Davis. You can watch the show starting at 7 p.m. ET with ...

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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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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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Could CM Punk Excel In MMA? (Video)

Over two weeks ago, former WWE champion CM Punk left the WWE and his return is uncertain at this time. Punk has made it known in the past of his passion for MMA. The Chicago native trains jiu-jitsu under Rener Gracie and has attended numerous UFC shows in the past. Punk was challenged last week by Mighty Morphin Power Ranger ...

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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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UFC Fight Night 35 Preview Show

UFC Fight Night 35 takes place on Wednesday from the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia. The main event will feature former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold facing Costa Philippou. Steve talks MMAOddsBreaker.com Managing Editor Brian Hemminger as the guys breakdown Wednesday’s main card. The guys also discuss the Dominick Cruz injury and whether he should retire from the sport. Steve ...

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Dominick Cruz Tears His Groin And Has To Vacate Bantamweight Title, Urijah Faber To Face Renan Barao At UFC 169

Dominick Cruz cannot a catch a break. UFC President Dana White stated on ESPN’s Sportscenter that Cruz suffered a grade 2 or 3 tear in his groin and is out of his UFC 19 main event fight against Renan Barao. White stated that the UFC was stripping Cruz of the title and making Barao the undisputed UFC bantamweight champion. Replacing ...

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Full Episode Of UFC On Fox 9’s “Road To The Octagon”

UFC on Fox 9 takes place net Saturday, December 14 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event will feature Demetrious Johnson defending his UFC flyweight title against Joseph Benavidez. The co-main event will feature Urijah Faber battling Michael McDonald. Before each Fox show, the UFC airs a preview show called “Road To The Octagon”, which goes ...

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Jose Aldo vs Ricardo Lamas, Dominick Cruz vs Renan Barao Set To Headline UFC 169

The MMA world was wondering when we would see Jose Aldo vs Ricardo Lamas and Dominick Cruz vs Renan Barao. Well that time is now as the Newsday announced and the UFC a short time ago that Aldo will battle Lamas for Aldo’s UFC featherweight title and Cruz and Barao will meet in a unification bout to determine the undisputed ...

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UFC on Fox 9 Kickoff Press Conference on BetweenTheRopes.com Starting At 4 PM ET

UFC on Fox 9 takes place on Saturday, December 14 from the MTS Centre in Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event will feature UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis defending his title against former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson. The event will be officially announced today takes at the Sleep Train Arena. Participating at the press conference will ...

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UFC Video: Daniel Cormier and Urijah Faber Q&A At 3 P.M ET

You can watch the video above as at 3 p.m. ET Strikeforce Grand Prix Winner Daniel Cormier and former WEC featherweight champion and bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will be doing a live Q&A. The session will last one hour with the weigh-ins to follow. Cormier — now 12-0 in his MMA career — made his UFC debut on April 20, ...

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UFC Fight Night 26 Results: Chael Sonnen Submits Shogun Rua

Chael Sonnen has always been one to talk a big game and on this night, he backed it up with one of the biggest wins in his career. Sonnen earned an impressive first-round victory over former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua by making him submit at the 4:47 mark with a guillotine choke in the main event of ...

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UFC Fight Night 26 Press Conference Starting At 1 P.M. ET

UFC Fight Night 26 takes place on Saturday from the TD Garden in Boston with the main event featuring Chael Sonnen facing off with Shogun Rua. Before Saturday’s fights, the press conference for the event takes place today at 1 p.m. ET. The press conference will be taking place at the Wang Theatre in Boston. Those attending the press conference ...

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast 1- Duane Finley

We have decided to not only get more into the pro wrestling side, but we are now getting more into the MMA side as well. We will be doing a weekly podcast with either me and Brian Fritz or one of us with another journalist. BetweenTheRopes.com talks to MMA Columnist Duane Finley as we preview the UFC TUF 17 Finale ...

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