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Renan Barao Fixes His Teeth Ahead Of TJ Dillashaw Rematch

Former long-time bantamweight champion Renan Barao looked like a new man at a recent media scrum to promote his upcoming title rematch with TJ Dillashaw at UFC On FOX 16 in Chicago on July 25th. It wasn’t just the fact that he appears confident he’ll get the better of Dillashaw this time, or the new haircut he was sporting for the occasion, but rather the fact that he’s finally...
Via Fight Of The Night
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 16 ‘Dillashaw vs. Barao 2′ event poster reveal; updated fight card

UFC on FOX has put together a card of the stacked variety for their first visit back to Chicago since UFC on FOX 10 last January. The most anticipated title fight rematch in bantamweight history and a #1 contenders bout for the women’s strap currently held by Ronda Rousey are both on the docket along with plenty of one on one situations that look fine and dandy like sour candy...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw: I'm prepared for the worst against Renan Barao

When TJ Dillashaw first met Renan Barao in the ring, one year ago, the American hurt the Brazilian early and dominated him en route to a fifth round TKO. The result, was shocking but the way Dillashaw managed to so completely handle the then-champion was even more so. Heading into his rematch with Barao on July 25, in Chicago, Dillashaw says he is preparing for a fight of a different...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Renan Barao: My focus is bringing the UFC belt back to Brazil

TJ Dillashaw may have decisively beaten Renan Barao one year ago for the bantamweight world title, but the Brazilian is still unconvinced that the the new champion is worthy. After a year, multiple delayed attempts at a rematch and a good deal of trash talk, Barao says that Dillashaw acts a bit too big for his britches. "TJ Dillashaw has had one defense of the title and he thinks...
Via Fox Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Renan Barao’s octagon return date and opponent have been set

After being removed from his bantamweight title rematch with T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 177 due to severe weight cutting issues weigh-in day, former bantamweight champion Renan Barao lost his shot at reclaiming the gold Dillashaw had ripped from him early on in the year. Barao’s first step at getting back into the mix will come at the final UFC event of the year, UFC Fight Night 58...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Renan Barao out of UFC 177 after passing out

And here we thought Henry Cejudo’s last-second scratch from UFC 177 would be the only major news coming out of Sacramento today. Just minutes before tipping the scale for his rematch against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao (pictured) was forced to withdraw from Saturday’s fight after passing out while cutting weight. Joe Soto, who was slated to meet Anthony Birchak...
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC: Does TJ Dillashaw have what it takes to hold onto the belt?

TJ Dillashaw holding up the Bantamweight championship belt after earning it in a fifth round TKO victory over Renan Barao. This Saturday, August 30, 2014, TJ Dillashaw is set to do battle, in a rematch with Renan Barao for the bantamweight title at UFC 177 in Sacramento, CA. This fight will be Dillashaw’s first defense of the title he stripped from Barao only a few months earlier...
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw Stuns Renan Barao to Win Title at UFC 173 (Video Highlights)

Renan Barao was a whopping 8-1 odds-on favorite to plaster T.J. Dillashaw (pictured) and retain his bantamweight title at UFC 173. Yeah, about that… Dillashaw took command early and never let his foot off the gas. He floored Barao in the first round with a right hand, but couldn’t finish things off until the fifth stanza. In between those periods, Dillashaw constantly beat Barao...
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dillashaw batters Barao to become new champion

A new star was crowned in Vegas tonight, and his name is T.J. Dillshaw. To say Dillashaw was coming into this fight with the odds stacked against him would be an understatement. At one point he was listed as a +800 underdog against UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao, and rightfully so. Barao came into this fight with a 33-fight unbeaten streak dating back to 2005. Dillshaw didn’t...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw Highlights UFC 173 Bonuses

TJ Dillashaw shocked the world and defeated Renan Barao to win the UFC bantamweight championship. Dillashaw controlled the fight start to finish until stopping Barao at 2:26 of round five. During tonight’s UFC 173 post-fight press conference, president Dana White announced fight night bonuses for the evening. Dillashaw won two bonuses, winning “Performance of the Night” and...
Via Between The Ropes
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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