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Joe Soto makes a splash at bantamweight, Renan Barao loses ground in the pound-for-pound list, and a certain "Pitbull" gets a courtesy bump at women's bantamweight. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following the UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Soto" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Sat. night (Aug. 30, 2014) at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Get full results here. With Renan Barao unable to compete, he falls one spot in the pound-f read news >>

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After an action-packed UFC 177 event over the weekend (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, Renan Barao is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover, even though he didn't actually get a chance to fight. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as UFC 177 blew the roof off the Sleep Train Arena this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, in read news >>

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The UFC might have absolutely adored Renan Barao a couple of months ago, but he now finds himself on "the list." Not the good list, either. By withdrawing from UFC 177 following complications related to his weight cut, he has landed in Dana White's doghouse and out of title contention. Still, Barao remains one of the best fighters in the UFC's lower weight classes, and there is no reason to believe he won't be back with a vengeance in the near future. With a title rematch opposite T.J. Dillashaw read news >>

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UFC president Dana White discussed Renan Barao, Gina Carano, the signing of Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez, his belief that teammates TJ Dillashaw and Urijah Faber would fight each other, and much, much more. read news >>

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Watch the UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II post-fight press conference video replay. The press conference took place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento following Saturday's event. 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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UFC bantamweight competitor Renan Barao is disappointed about the UFC 177 fiasco but claims that his issues had nothing to do with his actual weight cut. While the entire UFC 177 fiasco was based on Renan Barao's inability to make weight ahead of his title fight rematch, as well as his subsequent hospitalization, the Brazilian does not believe the fault is with his weight cutting methods at all. In fact, he believes that the entire incident was a freak accident due to him hitting his head on the read news >>

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Four fighters were pulled from UFC 177 for varying reasons, but only two of them will be paid. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is paying Scott Jorgensen and Anthony Birchak their "show" and "win" money, despite the fact that neither fighter was able to compete at UFC 177 last Saturday night (Aug. 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California. That's because they were pulled from the "Dillashaw vs. Soto" preliminary card inside Sleep Train Arena through no fault of their own. Jorg read news >>

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Renan Barao's coach Andre Pederneiras revealed that Renan Barao will not need to move to featherweight following his UFC 177 fiasco. While the UFC 177 fight card was not a complete disaster, it did no favours for former champion Renan Barao, who's weight cutting fiasco forced a late change in the main event and left him without a paycheque. Speaking with Combate, Barao's coach Andre Pederneiras opened up on all aspects of the incident, including the weight-cutting process, why he was removed fro 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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