The UFC’s traditional pre-event show returns on Sunday with the debut of “Countdown to UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao” on FOX Sports 1.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
At UFC 173 T.J. Dillashaw put on a scientific performance against Renan Barao, dominating the former champion for almost an entire five rounds before putting him away in the middle of the last round. Barao was thought to be unbeatable, and Dillashaw beat him with near-impunity.
The rematch is set for the main event of UFC 177 on August 30, but there are other fights that may have been a better option for Dillashaw’s first bantamweight title defense. Because of Barao’s previous 33-fight unbeaten read news >>
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- During a media scrum at UFC on FOX 12, T.J. Dillashaw talks about his upcoming rematch with Renan Barao, not getting overly confident after already holding a win over Barao, his continued relationship with coach Duane Ludwig, and more. read news >>
You’ll probably notice a few key differences between the Renan Barao who fought T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 173 in May and the one who will show up for the rematch at UFC 177 later this month.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
"The California Kid" talks about his rib injury, meaningless rankings and potential future foes which could include taking on Renan Barao and Dominick Cruz for a third time. More than a few eyebrows were raised when the No. 2 bantamweight in the world, Urijah Faber, was booked to take on Alex Caceres, who at the time was ranked No. 13, at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A couple more were raised when the fight was relegated to the preliminary headliner for the pay-per-view (PPV) ev read news >>
Listen to or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Renan Barao, Raphael Assuncao, Ross Pearson, Luis Palomino and Darren Owen.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC, WSOF read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Ross Pearson, Renan Barao, Raphael Assuncao, Eduardo Dantas, Luis Palomino and Darren Owen.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
At UFC 165, interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao made quick work of top challenger Eddie Wineland, finishing in the opening moments of the second round read news >>
UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw has reason to doubt Renan Barao’s claim that he wasn’t fully present for most of the UFC 173 headliner that forced him to hand over the belt.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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Renan Barao said that he never teased with an opponent after a win because he's completely professional and promised that his rematch with TJ Dillashaw will have a different ending from their first bout.
Renan Barao talked for the first time about the joke supposedly made by Team Alpha Male, of his name being registered in a Muay Thai class of Duane "Bang" Ludwig. According to the interview by the former UFC Bantamweight champion this Wednesday at a UFC media day in Rio de Janeiro, the controver read news >>
T.J. Dillashaw put on a mesmerizing performance at UFC 173. One person who didn't get to witness it was the man who was facing Dillashaw in the main event, Renan Barao.
Barao had a media scrum in Brazil that Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com was able to grab some interesting quotes from.
"I remember everything that happened until that point," Barao said. "After (that punch), I only woke up in the locker room. The fight was really close in the beginning, but everything changed after that punch."
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