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Demetrious Johnson Set To Defend UFC Flyweight Title At UFC 177

If Demetrious Johnson was looking for a long layoff, he isn’t getting it. Yahoo Sports is reporting that Johnson will defend the UFC flyweight title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177 on August 30 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The fight will serve as the co-main event of the show as the main event is the rematch between UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw...
Via Between The Ropes
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Renan Barao Gets Immediate Rematch, Fights Champ TJ Dillashaw at UFC 177

The good news for Renan Barao, he’s getting immediate rematch with freshly-minted UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (pictured). The bad news for Barao, he’ll have to enter hostile to reclaim his throne. On Tuesday, it was announced the 135-pounders will collide August 30 inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Dillashaw trains at Team Alpha Male – just a hop...
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dillashaw-Barao rematch appears to be headed for UFC 177 in Vegas

It looks like ‘The Baron’ will get a shot a bringing the gold back to Brazil soon after all. UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani was the first to report, and multiple sources have since confirmed that UFC officials are extremely close to announcing T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 as the main event of UFC 177. If so, this would mark Dillashaw’s first title defense since scoring what...
Via Fight Booth
28 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Dillashaw destroys Renan Barao in a brilliant performance

On the night of the fight, many people were calling this possibly the greatest performance in the octagon. These things are always subjective but this was one of those special moments. T.J. Dillashaw dominated Renan Barao with his movement, timing, game plan and self-confidence. It was like watching someone combine the speed and grace of Syrio Forel with the power of the Hound. It...
Via Fight Booth
May 27, 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...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via Fight Booth
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

UFC 173 Results: Dillashaw Shocks The World, Upsets Barao

Going into the UFC 173 main event with UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw, the challenger was a nine to one underdog. The challenger proved that odds mean absolutely nothing as TJ Dillashaw defeated Renan Barao by TKO at 2:26 to win the UFC bantamweight title. The fight was a one sided fight from the beginning as the first round was coming to an end as Dillashaw...
Via Between The Ropes
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw takes the bantamweight belt from Renan Barao in one of the biggest upsets ever

Wow. Wow, wow, wow! Renan Barao was the 8-1 favorite going into this fight against the 28-year-old Team Alpha Male member, TJ Dillashaw, and there was just no way Dillashaw would even come close to Barao, right? Wrong. Absolutely wrong. All of the crap talk about Alpha Males being unable to capture gold has gone out the window. Dillashow just put on a fight for the ages. From the...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw Shocks Renan Barao With Dominant TKO Victory At UFC 173

Jaws dropped around the world tonight in the main event of UFC 173 as TJ Dillashaw became the new UFC bantamweight champion of the world with a remarkable performance against Renan Barao that was capped off by a TKO finish in the final round. Round One: Dillashaw with a leg kick to start. Barao tries a push kick. Dillashaw with an uppercut that just misses. Dillashaw moving quickly...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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