UFC 177 plays host to the bantamweight rematch between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao.
Dillashaw shocked the MMA world with a stellar performance that led to a finish of Barao at UFC 173. Dillashaw became the first Team Alpha Male member to win a UFC championship, and now he finds himself with the extra duties of being a champion.
The 10-fight card will hit Sacramento, California, this weekend, but before punches begin to fly the fighters have to step on the scale to make weight.
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UFC 177 will feature the usual suspects when it comes to mixed martial arts events held in California. read news >>
Renan Barao spoke with members of the media at Thursday's UFC 177 media day to discuss the controversial immediate rematch with TJ Dillashaw and much more. read news >>
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw talks about acting like a champion, why it was a mistake to book the Renan Barao rematch so soon, life as champion, how he expects the rematch to play out, and much more. read news >>
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Renan Barao talks about his rematch against T.J. Dillashaw, whether he was surprised he got the immediate rematch, whether he had enough time to prepare for the fight, how many times he's watched the fight, and more. read news >>
Furthermore, the 145-pound champion says the only reason "Money" has racked up five straight wins since losing to him two years ago is because he's fighting competition that isn't well-ranked.
Since losing to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 142 two years ago, Chad Mendes has gone on a tear inside the Octagon.
Not only has he won five straight, but he's also proven that he is no longer just a powerful wrestler, but an accomplished striker, too, as he's read news >>
Shinya Aoki has finished his opponent in four of his last five MMA bouts, and that’s one of the reasons why he won’t be back to the featherweight division again in the future.
One of the best lightweight fighters outside the UFC, Aoki puts his One FC title on the line against UFC and WEC veteran Kamal Shalorus on Aug. 29 in Dubai, UAE, and he feels good to be back to One FC in his original weight class after a decision win over Cody Stevens in a featherweight bout last October.
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Of nine bouts the promotion has run back after a belt changed hands, only Randy Couture and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua were able to win.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
The rematch between former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and reigning 135-pound king T.J. Dillashaw is one of the most highly anticipated fights of the year. It headlines UFC 177 on Saturday from Dillashaw's hometown of Sacramento, California, so fans should expect a raucous crowd on hand at the Sleep Train Arena.
In the first fight, Dillshaw executed a perfect game plan centered around lateral movement and effective and accurate striking. Dillashaw connected on 140 of 309 significant st read news >>
Ahead of his UFC 177 rematch on Saturday, go behind the scenes of T.J. Dillashaw’s monumental upset of Renan Barao at UFC 173. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
The highly anticipated rematch pitting Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Marcos Maidana will start an hour earlier than the norm when it comes to boxing pay-per-views. read news >>