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Renan Barao To Fight Mitch Gagnon At UFC Fight Night 58

Former bantamweight champion Renan Barao will return to action in his native Brazil against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night on December 20th the promotion have announced. This marks quite a fall from grace for Barao who had been all set to try to win his title back in an immediate rematch with TJ Dillashaw at UFC 177 in August before he passed out in the bath during a tough weight...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 16, 2014  |  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...
Via Fight Booth
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Renan Barao Returns Against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58

After blowing his immediate rematch with UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, former champ Renan Barao (pictured) looks to start his road to redemption against Mitch Gagnon. The UFC announced Wednesday Barao and Gagnon will co-headline UFC Fight Night 58. The December 20 event goes down inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Barao had his 32-fight streak snapped...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Reasons Renan Barao Will Fail To Reclaim The Title At UFC 177

This Saturday night (August 30, 2014) UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw will take on Renan Barao in the main event of UC 177 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Dillashaw ripped the belt from formerly dominant champion Barao in the main event of May 24’s UFC 173, and it wasn’t even a close fight. Barao was thought to be challenging for the top spot on...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Countdown to UFC 177 ‘Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ (full video)

T.J. Dillashaw shocked everyone but himself (and Dwayne Wolff) when he took the title from Renan Barao earlier this year in Vegas. Next Saturday night, they’ll run it back on Dillashaw’s stomping grounds with “The Baron” coming into the cage off a loss for the first time since, well, the 2nd fight of his career all the way back in 2005. This episode of Countdown takes a look...
Via Fight Booth
August 24, 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
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