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RENAN BARAO RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
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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...
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August 29, 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...
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August 24, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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