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Watch Renan Barao Talk To Joe Rogan About Pulling Out Of UFC 177

During last night’s UFC 177 broadcast color commentator Joe Rogan headed backstage to interview former bantamweight champion Renan Barao about the circumstances surrounding him pulling out of the main event with TJ Dillashaw on the day of the weigh-ins. Rogan grilled Barao hard about the situation, but Barao was adamant that his weight cut was going fine until the moment he suddenly...
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Withdraws From Tonight’s UFC 177 Main Event

Renan Barao (32-2) had to withdraw from tonight’s UFC 177 main event after experiencing medical issues while cutting weight Friday. The former Bantamweight champion was schedule to face T.J. Dillashaw (10-2) in a rematch for the UFC title. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports that the fighter grew ill during his cut and had to be taken to the hospital, after which we was ruled physically...
Via Ring Kings
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fallout Of Renan Barao Dropping Out Of UFC 177

On Friday night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 main event fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto is stepping in to face Dillashaw. Steve talks with Beyond The Cage podcast host Dave Sadler on the topic. The guys discuss if Barao should get the next bantamweight title shot, what...
Via Between The Ropes
18 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Renan Barao Passes Out Trying to Cut Weight Won’t Fight at UFC 177

Renan Barao has been forced out of his scheduled title fight with T.J. Dillashaw for “health and safety reasons”. Barao was scheduled for a rematch with T.J. Dillashaw tomorrow night at UFC 177. BREAKING: Renan Barão is out of UFC 177 fight with T.J. Dillashaw tomorrow night for "health and safety" reasons. (via @bokamotoESPN) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 177 Countdown Show

The UFC returns to the pay-per-view this Saturday night as UFC 177 takes place from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. In the main event is a rematch for the UFC bantamweight title as TJ Dillashaw defends against former champion Renan Barao. The co-feature will be a battle of lightweights as Danny Castillo faces off with Tony Ferguson. During the week of pay-per-view...
Via Between The Ropes
23 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
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