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.

Check back shortly for more details…

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Yoel Romero Drops Out of UFC on FOX 15, Chris Camozzi Steps In

  • 24 days ago
  • 3 views

An injury has forced the planned fight between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Yoel Romero to be nixed for the second time this year. read news >>

Gustafsson Out; Strawweight Title Fight Now Headlines UFC Berlin

  • 5 days ago
  • 85 views

Alexander Gustafsson has been forced out of UFC Berlin, so the UFC has enlisted Joanna Jedrzejczyk to make the first defense of her strawweight championship. read news >>

Covington Replaces Spencer in UFC 187 Bout

  • 4 days ago
  • 0 views

An injured Sean Spencer has been forced out of his UFC 187 bout against Mike Pyle in Las Vegas. Stepping in for the May 23 match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena will be Colby Covington. read news >>

Yoel Romero Injured, out of UFC on Fox 15 Bout with Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza

  • 25 days ago
  • 3 views

UFC on Fox 15 has been dealt quite the blow with news breaking that middleweight contender Yoel Romero is withdrawing from his co-main event bout with Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza. The news was first broke read news >>

Luke Rockhold Talks Machida, Steroids, Title Shot Ahead of UFC on Fox 15

  • 22 days ago
  • 10 views

Luke Rockhold is relaxed and confident ahead of his UFC on Fox 15 main event against Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida Saturday evening in Newark, New Jersey. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion ha read news >>

T.J. Dillashaw to defend title against Renan Barao in main event of UFC on FOX 16

  • 21 days ago
  • 4 views

It didn't take long for the UFC to put the T.J. Dillashaw-Renan Barao rematch back together. Dillashaw was supposed to defend his bantamweight title against Barao at UFC 186 on April 25 in Montreal, read news >>

Luke Rockhold talks Machida, 'disgusted' with one year ban for Lombard

  • 20 days ago
  • 60 views

Ahead of his main event clash with Lyoto Machida at UFC on FOX 15 this Saturday, Luke Rockhold analyses 'The Dragon's' MMA craft and vents his frustration of Hector Lombard's 12-month ban for PED use read news >>

Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones Out of UFC 187 Title Fight Against Anthony Johnson

  • 9 days ago
  • 98 views

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is out of his scheduled UFC 187 title fight against Anthony Johnson. Sources confirmed the development to MMAWeekly.com on Sunday. read news >>

Report: Jon Jones out of UFC 187 fight with Anthony Johnson

  • 9 days ago
  • 298 views

According to credible reports, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is out of his UFC 187 title defense against Anthony Johnson. Twitter has been afire with rumors about UFC light heavyweight cha read news >>