BREAKING NEWS: Renan Barao Out of UFC 177, UFC Newcomer Steps into Title Fight


Former UFC champion Renan Barao has been forced out of his planned rematch with TJ Dillashaw at UFC 177 on Saturday in Sacramento, Calif., just before the fighters were expected to gather for weigh-ins.

UFC newcomer Joe Soto will step in as his replacement, literally on a moment’s notice, and challenge Dillashaw for the belt.

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