The rematch between former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and reigning 135-pound king T.J. Dillashaw is one of the most highly anticipated fights of the year. It headlines UFC 177 on Saturday from Dillashaw's hometown of Sacramento, California, so fans should expect a raucous crowd on hand at the Sleep Train Arena.
In the first fight, Dillshaw executed a perfect game plan centered around lateral movement and effective and accurate striking. Dillashaw connected on 140 of 309 significant st read news >>
A bantamweight title fight between dynamic champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) and undefeated Canadian contender Josh "Gentleman" Hill (10-0) headlines World Series of Fighting 13. read news >>
The debut episode of “UFC 177 Embedded” underscores the different approaches UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and challenger Renan Barao are taking to Saturday’s pay-per-view event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw certainly isn't lacking confidence heading into his UFC 177 title defense against Renan Barao. The first UFC titleholder in Team Alpha Male history, Dillashaw questioned if his Brazilian counterpart was ready to fight him again based on his comments on Twitter. Dillashaw met Barao at UFC 173 in May, where "The Baron" was riding an incredible 33-fight unbeaten streak. While oddsmakers had it down as a quick finish for Barao, "The Viper" had other plans, effo read news >>
The UFC women’s bantamweight division seems to have grown complicated for UFC president Dana White, but his stance on Cris Cyborg appears to be softening. read news >>
UFC president Dana White and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey answered questions from fans Friday before UFC Fight Night 48. White discussed Alvarez signing, while Rousey talked about her new movie, breaking her mom's wrist in training and making a $5,000 bet with her coaches. read news >>
Perhaps "Conviction" knows something we don't?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is no stranger to the featherweight division, having started her career at 145 pound before making the drop down to run the table in the lighter weight class.
Would she be willing to move back up?
Only for ex-Strikeforce star Gina Carano (sorry, Cyborg), but it sounds like that won't be necessary, since "Conviction" is insisting on a fight at bantamweight, if and when read news >>
With so much riding on every bout, many UFC fighters simply can't handle the agony of defeat, particularly when it comes in controversial fashion.
Elizabeth Phillips could relate to these sentiments following her second straight loss in the promotion at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China.
Disgusted with the judges' decision in her split-decision loss to UFC newcomer Milana Dudieva, Phillips said the following on Facebook (as transcribed by Bloody Elbow) minutes after her second straight loss in read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey got a beautiful new dress for her red carpet appearance earlier this week, just moments before the Expendables 3 movie premiere in China (more on her latest film role here). Joining her were co-stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, who probably weren't used to seeing "Rowdy" in anything other than combat fatigues. Well, they certainly made the most of their opportunity. See what else is happening in read news >>
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey conducts a fan Q and A in Macau, China, prior to the start of the UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le (UFC Fight Night 48) weigh-ins. The event kicks off at 3:15 am ET/12:15 am PT. read news >>