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With his first successful UFC bantamweight title defense, T.J. Dillashaw earned a disclosed payday of $100,000 and was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC 177 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In addition, Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp believes the Brazilian makes a better opponent for Ronda Rousey than coveted free agent Gina Carano. Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino is expected to make her bantamweight debut for Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC), the all-female mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion where she currently rules the 145-pound roost, at the Invicta 10 Fight Pass event in December. "Everything seems to be on schedule," Knapp told Sherdo read news >>

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A bantamweight bout between Bruno Viana and Augusto Mendes is the latest addition to November’s Legacy FC 37 lineup.Filed under: News read news >>

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Heading into UFC 177, bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw was still ranked below scheduled challenger Renan Barao in the official pound-for-pound rankings. On Friday, Barao withdrew from the rematch with Dillashaw due to weight-cutting issues. Dillashaw, meanwhile, went on to pick up his first title defense against late replacement opponent Joe Soto. Will the weekend's events be enough to catapult Dillashaw past Barao? Here are the latest official UFC rankings via UFC.com, which are voted on by read news >>

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UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak went home without a fight at UFC 177, and his home is now empty following an apparent robbery.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight contender Bethe Correia took one step closer to her dream of fighting reigning division queenpin Ronda Rousey, thanks to a technical knockout victory over Shayna Baszler last Sat. night (Aug. 30, 2014) at UFC 177 in Sacramento, Calif. (video replay here). "Pitbull" rejoices on Instagram: "Fighting every day looking for my belt! Whoever has it is a Hollywood star, I wish to see she try to stand up with me ronda rousey. Fighting every day i read news >>

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Stream or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Eddie Wineland, a recent UFC bantamweight title challenger, and Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

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When bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his title Saturday night against Joe Soto at UFC 177, he proved that he belongs in the conversation as one of the pound-for-pound toughest men in the sport. The results of the pay-per-view were much more entertaining than the card should have been. The event felt incredibly lackluster after several injuries and misses at weight, though, including the removal of Renan Barao from the main event just 48 hours before the show. Here are read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao saw opportunity slip through his fingertips Friday, as just 24 hours before a title rematch with T.J. Dillashaw, he passed out from a bad weight cut and was unceremoniously removed from the fight. However, Barao's coach and manager, Andre Pederneiras, told Combate the whole incident was the result of one bad, freak mishap and not because his star client cuts too much weight to make the 135-pound weight limit, per a translation by Guilherme Cruz of MMA read news >>

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On Saturday night, T.J. Dillashaw looked to defend his UFC bantamweight title for the first time against former Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Soto at UFC 177. Dillashaw had originally been scheduled to face the former champion, Renan Barao, but Barao was forced to pull out just hours before the weigh-ins Friday. Soto was definitely game, as he was able to keep up with Dillashaw and was never really out of the fight until the fifth round. About halfway through the final frame, Dillashaw ende read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was removed from UFC 177 after he fainted while cutting weight for a bantamweight title fight against T.J. Dillashaw, but his coach and manager Andre Pederneiras doesn’t think it’s time to move up to featherweight. Pederneiras told Combate everything that happened to Barao in his process to cut weight, the decision to remove from the bout, and why he believes he can keep fighting at 135 pounds. "There were two pounds left to make 135 and it was still read news >>

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