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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
11 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 16 Gets 3 Big Fights Including Dillashaw Vs Barao II

Three big fights have been announced for UFC On FOX 16 which takes place in Chicago on July 25th in the shape of TJ Dillashaw Vs Renan Barao II, Anthony Pettis Vs Myles Jury and Miesha Tate Vs Jessica Eye. TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao which will serve as the main event of the evening in a bantamweight title rematch. The two men first fought in May of last year where Dillashaw produced...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 headlines FOX UFC Fight Night in Chicago

The third time will hopefully be the charm as T.J. Dillashaw looks to put his bantamweight title on the line in a rematch against former champion Renan Barao in the main event at FOX UFC Fight Night in Chicago on July 25. Dillashaw and Barao have been scheduled to meet on two separate occasions in the past year with neither fight actually coming to fruition. Dillashaw beat Barao...
Via Fox Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Broken Rib Forces TJ Dillashaw Out of Renan Barao Rematch At UFC 186

UFC 186 requires a new main event after bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw suffered a broken rib in training that will keep him from his intended title rematch with Renan Barao on April 25th in Montreal, Canada. Dillashaw shocked Barao at UFC 173 in May of last year when he dominated the reigning champ at the time before putting an end to his long unbeaten run by fifth round TKO...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

T.J. Dillashaw Significant Favorite Over Renan Barao at UFC 186

My, what one upset special can do for your betting line. Renan Barao was a whopping 8-1 odds-on favorite when he fell to T.J. Dillshaw at UFC 173. After that shocking lopsided beatdown, the pendulum has now swung in Dillashaw’s favor. Dillashaw is now a -265 favorite to go up 2-0 on Barao, who the UFC had pushed as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the game until Dillashaw...
March 07, 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

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...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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