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Have you heard of a UFC bantamweight by the name of Mitch Gagnon? read news >>

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Just six months ago, Renan Barao was on top of the world. He wasn't just the UFC's bantamweight champion; he was one of the pound-for-pound best fighters on the planet. Dana White even went as far as to place him above Jon Jones on the pound-for-pound list. Crazy, I know. But after a dominant five-round performance against Urijah Faber, a submission victory against Michael McDonald, a "stop you in your tracks" spinning backheel kick to the face against Eddie Wineland and a first-round (albeit, a read news >>

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The next chapter in Renan Barao's career will begin on December 20. Following a disappointing withdrawal from a rematch with TJ Dillashaw, Barao has been booked to meet Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58. MMAJunkie.com reported the matchup on Wednesday. Scheduled to battle Dillashaw in an immediate rematch during August, Barao encountered issues while cutting weight the day prior to his title shot. That forced Barao to pull out and UFC brass to replace him with Joe Soto, who went on to lose to D read news >>

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Urijah Faber and Renan Barao have been booked for their next bouts, and neither man is facing Raphael Assuncao. Urijah Faber and Renan Barao now have their next fights set, and while a lot of fans may have expected either man to face fellow top ranked contender in Raphael Assuncao, the UFC brass have decided to go in another direction. Faber has cleared out most of the top 10, and he has made it known that he isn't really excited for a rematch against the surging Brazilian. That leaves lesser op read news >>

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Well, this is awkward ... Message sent -- and now delivered -- loud and clear. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, wasn't kidding when he stated that former Bantamweight champion, Renan Barao, would not get another immediate title shot after the Brazilian all but euthanized the lifeless UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event back on Aug. 30, 2014. Barao, of course, passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against T.J. Dillashaw little more than 24 hou read news >>

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Renan Barao will look to put his loss to T.J. Dillashaw behind him -- along with his weight-cutting debacle prior to UFC 177 -- when he takes on Match Gagnon at UFC Fight Night “Machida vs. Dolloway.” read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will return to the Octagon with a fight against Mitch Gagnon on Dec. 20, officials announced on Wednesday evening. read news >>

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Renan Barao will have one last chance to close out 2014 on a high note, as the embattled former UFC bantamweight champion is slated to meet Mitch Gagnon on Dec. 20 at UFC Fight Night 58, promotion officials announced Wednesday. The bout will be Barao's first since his stunning and lopsided fifth-round TKO loss to T.J. Dillashaw in late-May. At the time, Barao (32-2, 1 NC) was riding a 33-fight unbeaten streak and being thrown into conversations as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the w read news >>

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After a weight-cutting debacle in an August title fight rematch, Renan Barao was told he would need to fight again to work his way back into the UFC’s championship graces. Now he has that matchup.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Raphael Assuncao is riding the longest winning streak among active non-UFC champions inside the Octagon, but that might not be enough for him to earn his shot at the bantamweight championship. Days before Assuncao’s unanimous decision victory over Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Canada, it was announced that former champion Dominick Cruz would be the next in line against 135-pound kingpin T.J. Dillashaw, and the Brazilian kind of expected that. "I had mixed feelings about this si read news >>

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