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  • 8 days ago
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Renan Barao has received heat for his last-minute withdrawal from this past month’s UFC 177 main event with champ T.J. Dillashaw. WSOF champ Marlon Moraes is standing by the Brazilian’s side, though.Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Before Renan Barao had to be pulled from the title fight at UFC 177, a situation which left Dana pissed with Nova Uniao, Aldo said that he isn't concerned with the words of his boss. The recent criticism from UFC president Dana White targeting the Nova Uniao camp isn't a big deal for Jose Aldo, according to his interview with Ag. Fight published this Wednesday. The UFC Featherweight champion said last week, before Renan Barao failed to make weight and was pulled from the main event of UFC 177, t read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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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 >>

  • 17 days ago
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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 >>

  • 17 days ago
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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 >>

  • 17 days ago
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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 >>

  • 17 days ago
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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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