UFC 177 will be headlined by two title fights.
Demetrious Johnson, the first-ever UFC flyweight champion, is set to put his 125-pound title on the line against Chris Cariaso in the co-main event of the pay-per-view card in Sacramento, California, on August 30. Yahoo! Sports first reported the bout.
UFC 177 will be headlined by an immediate rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the bantamweight championship.
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In the wake of an injury to the UFC flyweight division’s contender apparent, champ Demetrious Johnson is moving on against a new opponent.Filed under: News more
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is set for a quick turnaround. While he successfully defended his belt just a few weeks ago at UFC 174, Johnson is now tabbed to defend his belt at UFC 177 opposite Chris Cariaso, according to Yahoo! Sports' Kevin Iole.
Cariaso is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, with victories over Iliarde Santos, Danny Martinez and Louis Smolka. He owns a 4-2 record in the UFC as a flyweight, and was an above-average bantamweight before that. The news tha more
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There used to be a time when a UFC pay-per-view event, no matter who was in the headline spot, could be counted on for 300,000 buys.Go back a little more than two years ago, no matter who was on top and what the sports competition was head-to-head, you were never going below 215,000 buys.But with the increase in shows, people are picking and choosing what UFC content they'll watch, and what they are willing to spend money on. Without the right attraction, the numbers aren't going to be what they more
From Yahoo Sports: The flyweight champion, who successfully defended his belt at UFC 174 in Vancouver, British Columbia, will be looking for his seventh win in a row. more
Demetrious Johnson will defend his UFC flyweight title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177. more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been adding matches to its upcoming UFC 177 event, which takes place at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., on Aug. 30, 2014, with a quickness.
And earlier this evening the co-main event was revealed via Yahoo!Sports.com, featuring Flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, defending his 125-pound title against No. 8-ranked Chris Cariaso with top contender, John Dodson, recently ruled out indefinitely with a major knee injury.