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.
The weigh-ins tak read news >>
Bloody Elbow is the place to be on Friday, August 29th at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT for streaming coverage of the UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao weigh-ins in Sacramento, CA. read news >>
UFC 177 will feature the usual suspects when it comes to mixed martial arts events held in California. read news >>
You can't fake it in a fight. It's all real. It's all stripped down. I come from the Josh Barnett school of entertainment. I like to be 'The Queen of Spades' and this funny character but you know, when I get in the ring, none of that matters. All of that goes away and it's the real deal. I love it. It's really personal and a lot of my best close relationships are with people that I fought because there's some kind of connection you get when you're bearing it all, naked so to speak, and it's just read news >>
So much for those unemployment rumors. Mark Hunt recently sent fight fans into a bit of a frenzy after he published a cryptic tweet implying that he was no longer employed by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
After Dana White put an end to the panic by confirming that "Super Samoan" had not been cut, Hunt went on to blame a lack of carbs for his sporadic tweet.
Now, fans can rejoice as they can look forward to seeing the heavy-handed heavyweight inside the Octagon for a few more fights, as h 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 >>
While a grudge match between UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping seems ripe for the picking, it looks like the promotion has other plans for the former Strikeforce champion. UFC President Dana White told Matt Parrino of UFC.com that Rockhold is poised for a fight with recent middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida, despite the bad blood brewing between him and Bisping. "Anything is possible. Michael Bisping is ranked No. 8 in the world. Rockhold is No. 5,” he said. “They’ll m read news >>
Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" mixed martial arts (MMA) event that is set to hit Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., this Saturday night (Aug. 30, 2014), including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more.
After a nail-biting first fight that went down to the-wait, what do you mean it was a protracted thrashing?
Well, this is awkward.
Anyway, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight champion Renan Barao will get five m read news >>
MMA Fighting's Esther Lin was on the scene at UFC 177 media day. read news >>
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Damon Jackson talks about fighting Yancy Medeiros in his Octagon debut at UFC 177 on just nine days' notice, what it's like being in the UFC, how much he knew about Medeiros, whether he's nervous, and more. read news >>
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Yancy Medeiros talks about his UFC 177 fight against Damon Jackson, not knowing much about his late replacement, how he expects the fight to play out, his cheat meals, and more. read news >>