UFC 177 plays host to the bantamweight rematch between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao.
Dillashaw shocked the MMA world with a stellar performance that led to a finish of Barao at UFC 173. Dillashaw became the first Team Alpha Male member to win a UFC championship, and now he finds himself with the extra duties of being a champion.
The 10-fight card will hit Sacramento, California, this weekend, but before punches begin to fly the fighters have to step on the scale to make weight.
The weigh-ins tak read news >>
Bloody Elbow is the place to be on Friday, August 29th at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT for streaming coverage of the UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao weigh-ins in Sacramento, CA. read news >>
Watch the full event video of Rebel FC 2 which featured UFC veterans Miguel Torres and Will Chope in the opening rounds of the promotion's 8-man featherweight tournament. read news >>
Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" mixed martial arts (MMA) event that is set to hit Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., this Saturday night (Aug. 30, 2014), including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more.
After a nail-biting first fight that went down to the-wait, what do you mean it was a protracted thrashing?
Well, this is awkward.
Anyway, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight champion Renan Barao will get five m read news >>
It's only been three months since T.J. Dillashaw shocked the MMA world and dethroned Renan Barao. However, the elite bantamweights are already set to meet again on Saturday, with Dillashaw defending the 135-pound belt this time around.
At UFC 173, Dillashaw demolished Barao over four rounds before stopping the Brazilian with strikes in the fifth stanza. With Barao being previously unbeaten inside the Octagon, it was an outcome nobody but Dillashaw and his teammates at Team Alpha Male could have read news >>
According to this simulation from EA Sports UFC, TJ Dillashaw is going to lose his bantamweight title when he fights Renan Barao for the second time this Saturday night (August 30, 2014) at the UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Will art imitate life? Find out right here. read news >>
Check out Bloody Elbow's full coverage of UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 from Sacramento, CA on Saturday, August 30th on PPV.
MMA's biggest upset of 2014 and perhaps one of the biggest upsets in UFC history took place in Las Vegas on May 24th, when T.J. Dillashaw thoroughly dispatched and knocked out reigning bantamweight champion Renan Barao in the 5th and final round. No one could've possibly predicted that Dillashaw would finish Barao after beating him up, let alone winning at all. Normally, read news >>
With T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao set to collide for the second time this upcoming Saturday night, EA Sports UFC has simulated the main event for UFC 177. Check it out above. read news >>
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Dallas, Zane and Connor weigh in on each match up that comprises this Saturday's UFC 177 pay-per-view event, which is topped off by a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the UFC bantamweight championship. read news >>
UFC / WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2, taking place Saturday, August 30... read news >>