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By surviving nearly five rounds with the champion despite having little more than a day to prepare, bantamweight newcomer Joe Soto made quite an impression on fight fans at UFC 177. Unfortunately, though, it may be his last one for a while, as Soto's 180-day suspension led the California State Athletic Commission's UFC 177 post-fight medical suspension report. Soto, a UFC rookie who picked his spots and, at times, gave as good as he got before succumbing to a fifth-round TKO loss at the hands of read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw led the reported payroll for UFC 177, pocketing $100,000 for his fifth-round TKO victory -- and first successful title defense -- over 24-hour notice replacement Joe Soto, according to figures released by the California State Athletic Commission. Dillashaw was initially expected to fight former champion Renan Barao in the pay-per-view's main event, however complications cutting weight led to Barao's hospitalization as well as his last-second removal from read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will grace the Wheaties box in 2015 after mixed martial arts fans logged workouts that counted as votes over a two-month period. read news >>

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Because gluten is making a comeback! Eat your Wheaties! Unless you have Celiac disease or some other wheat sensitivity. Or you can just buy a box because it's orange and has Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Anthony Pettis on the cover, after "Showtime" won the "NEXT Champion" fan vote. Pettis beat out Ryan Dungey (motocross), Blake Leeper (track and field), Rob Pannell (Lacrosse), and Christen Press (women's soccer). Mixed martial arts (MMA) for breakfast! Pettis -- who also scor read news >>

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Heading into UFC 177, bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw was still ranked below scheduled challenger Renan Barao in the official pound-for-pound rankings. On Friday, Barao withdrew from the rematch with Dillashaw due to weight-cutting issues. Dillashaw, meanwhile, went on to pick up his first title defense against late replacement opponent Joe Soto. Will the weekend's events be enough to catapult Dillashaw past Barao? Here are the latest official UFC rankings via UFC.com, which are voted on by 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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When bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his title Saturday night against Joe Soto at UFC 177, he proved that he belongs in the conversation as one of the pound-for-pound toughest men in the sport. The results of the pay-per-view were much more entertaining than the card should have been. The event felt incredibly lackluster after several injuries and misses at weight, though, including the removal of Renan Barao from the main event just 48 hours before the show. Here are 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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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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