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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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Legendary WWE commentator Jim Ross discusses the dangers of weight cutting in MMA and what should be done to limit the damage it causes. With the recent UFC 177 fiasco still fresh in the minds of most, the weight-cutting topic in MMA is one that will likely be touched upon by a variety of interesting figures, the latest of which is legendary WWE commentator Jim Ross. JR believes the entire process needs more regulation, as fighters are currently not given limitations on the amount of weight they read news >>

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UFC bantamweight competitor Renan Barao is disappointed about the UFC 177 fiasco but claims that his issues had nothing to do with his actual weight cut. While the entire UFC 177 fiasco was based on Renan Barao's inability to make weight ahead of his title fight rematch, as well as his subsequent hospitalization, the Brazilian does not believe the fault is with his weight cutting methods at all. In fact, he believes that the entire incident was a freak accident due to him hitting his head on the read news >>

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Four fighters were pulled from UFC 177 for varying reasons, but only two of them will be paid. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is paying Scott Jorgensen and Anthony Birchak their "show" and "win" money, despite the fact that neither fighter was able to compete at UFC 177 last Saturday night (Aug. 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California. That's because they were pulled from the "Dillashaw vs. Soto" preliminary card inside Sleep Train Arena through no fault of their own. Jorg read news >>

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In Renan Barao’s mind, everything – including his weight cut -- was going as planned this week. read news >>

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Speaking for the first time since his failed weight cut crippled an already much-maligned UFC 177 fight card, former bantamweight champion Renan Barao told Joe Rogan on Saturday's FOX Sports 1 broadcast that he didn't remember anything that took place before or after he blacked out while shedding weight on Friday. "I was dehydrating in the bathtub," Barao explained. "I feinted, I hit my head, I was taken to the hospital. "I was fine," Barao added. "My weight was around regular what I come in for read news >>

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In Renan Barao’s mind, everything – including his weight cut -- was going as planned this week. read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder, Renan Barao, made his first public appearance since getting scratched from his UFC 177 title fight against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for Saturday night (August 30, 2014) in Sacramento, California. After coughing up his title at UFC 173, the Brazilian was unable to make weight while preparing for his "Sactown" rematch and landed himself in the hospital. Following the UFC 177 "Prelims" bouts on FOX Sports 1, UFC color co read news >>

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Former champion Renan Barao doesn’t think he cuts too much weight to fight at 135 pounds, despite passing out while cutting weight for a scrapped rematch with champ T.J. Dillashaw.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Renan Barao took a huge step backwards on Friday when he passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for the UFC 177 main event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014 inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. See how it all went down here. Not only did the Brazilian lose the opportunity to fight for the strap this weekend in "Sactown," he will also be denied a chance to g read news >>

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Renan Barao's failure to make weight for today's UFC 177 weigh-ins not only has cost him tomorrow's title shot, but he will not be granted an immediate shot when he returns. In the span of 3 months, Renan Barao has gone from undisputed bantamweight champion, to title challenger, and now he will have to work his way back towards the top to receive another one. After Barao was forced off of UFC 177 when he passed out trying to cut weight, UFC president Dana White made it clear to the media that he read news >>

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