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T.J. Dillashaw wants to face former champion Dominick Cruz next

T.J. Dillashaw's second win over Renan Barao on Saturday night has not only defined him as the best bantamweight fighter in the world, but he also effectively eliminated the Brazilian from title contention so long as he's still champion. The two wins -- the second more brutal than the first -- now put Barao in Dillashaw's rear view mirror and he's looking towards his next challenge...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 16 Highlights: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao II

In the main event of UFC on FOX 16 last night in Chicago, UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw proved to us that his first win over Renan Barao, one of the biggest upsets in MMA history at the time, was no fluke. Under the tutelage of striking coach Duane Ludwig, Dillashaw has all of a sudden become one of the most dangerous lighterweight fighters in the game. His movement,...
Via Fight Booth
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Chicago: TJ Dillashaw Defends Bantamweight Belt

It was no fluke. TJ Dillashaw’s rematch performance against the man he beat for the UFC bantamweight title, Renan Barao, was even better than the first one, as he stopped the Brazilian in the fourth round of their UFC Fight Night main event Saturday at Chicago’s United Center. “I’m really proud of my performance,” Dillashaw said. “I got hit a little more than I wanted...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Chicago: Watch Post-Fight Press Conferences Online (Live Stream)

There was never much of a question. TJ Dillashaw defended his UFC bantamweight title against Renan Barao — the man he took it from — and needed just four rounds to get it done Saturday at UFC’s Fight Night Chicago. “I’m really proud of my performance,” Dillashaw told UFC.com. “I got hit a little more than I wanted to, but it’s because Barao’s a killer. He’s good...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw stops Renan Barao in rematch via fourth round TKO

CHICAGO --- There can no longer be any dispute - TJ Dillashaw is the best 135 pound fighter in the world. The 29-year old bantamweight champion successfully defended his title Saturday against the man he took it from a year ago, Renan Baro, winning via fourth round TKO. The UFC's bantamweight division has gone through several years of near-constant upheaval and uncertainty ever since...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw TKO’s Renan Barao Again At UFC On FOX 16

Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw showed off another vintage striking display tonight at UFC On FOX 16 to defeat Renan Barao in their long awaited rematch. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway with a touch of the gloves. Barao with a body kick. Another one from Barao. Front kick now. Barao tries to flurry and Dillashaw moves away. Dillashaw with lots of movement...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 11:30PM ET/8:30PM PT. In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Miesha Tate, Jessica Eye and the card’s other featured fighters...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II’ Live Results

“UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II” goes down Saturday night inside  United Center in Chicago, Illinois. UFC Fight Pass streams the night’s first four preliminary bouts live starting at 4:15PM ET/1:15PM PT. FOX will handle everything else from there. The remaining four prelims air at 6PM ET/3PM PT. The main card beings immediately after at 8PM ET/5PM PT. A bantamweight rematch...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II Complete Betting Odds

TJ Dillashaw (pictured) may have been a huge longshot against then-UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao entering their first tango, but one lopsided TKO finish later and Barao is now the underdog. Dillashaw is pegged as a -230 odds-on favorite to solidify his status as the planet’s top 135-pounder (just don’t let injury prone Dominick Cruz read that). Barao, meanwhile, checks...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 16 Embedded Episodes 3-4

We’ve got a UFC On FOX 16 Embedded double bill for you below from the last few days as the likes of TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Miesha Tate and Jessica Eye get ready for their big fights tonight in Chicago.
Via Fight Of The Night
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 live blog

The bantamweight title will be up for grabs on Saturday night when TJ Dillashaw puts his championship on the line against former 135-pound king Renan Barao in the main event of FOX UFC Fight Night from Chicago. Dillashaw won the bet last year when he put on masterful performance to topple Barao over the course of four rounds before finally putting him away in the fifth and final...
Via Fox Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II” event will be tipping the scale today inside United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 5PM ET/2PM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Renan Barao (pictured) looks to reclaim the bantamweight...
Via 5thRound.com
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 16 Kountermove Preview

The UFC returns to Fox this weekend with UFC on Fox 16 headlined between the Bantamweight title rematch between the new champ TJ Dillashaw and the former belt holder Renan Barao. As per the norm with the UFC’s events on Fox, the card is packed with a number of other fun fights from top to bottom and should produce some crazy results when it’s all said and done. To get you ready for...
Via Fight Booth
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 16 Predictions

UFC On FOX 16 takes place tomorrow night in Chicago and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights for you below. Main Card: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao I’m definitely looking forward to this one to see if Dillashaw’s previous victory over Barao really was just a one-off, or if he just has the former long-time unbeaten champion’s number. I am leaning more towards the...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 5PM ET/2PM PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FOX: Barao vs. Dillashaw II” take place today inside United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 5PM ET/2PM PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (pictured) defends his throne against Renan Barao in the show’s featured...
Via 5thRound.com
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 16 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC On FOX 16 pre-fight interviews with some of the stars on the main card of tomorrow night’s show. — TJ Dillashaw: Renan Barao: Miesha Tate: Jessica Eye: Paul Felder: Props: MMAfighting.com
Via Fight Of The Night
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 16 Embedded Episode 2

The second episode of UFC On FOX 16 embedded features more from TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Jessica Eye Miesha Tate and Edson Barboza as they start to pack up and head to Chicago ahead of Saturday night’s show. —
Via Fight Of The Night
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Renan Barao’s Journey To Bring UFC Belt Back To Brazil

To win a world championship in mixed martial arts like Renan Barao has, to go unbeaten in 35 fights for nine years, it takes more than talent, more than an ability to focus on fight night. For the man challenging TJ Dillashaw for the UFC bantamweight title on Saturday in Chicago, perhaps the most important part of his success is being able to be a Jekyll and Hyde of sorts, to separate...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Embedded Episode 2: Dillashaw, Barao, Tate and more arrive in Chicago

UFC Embedded continues with episode 2 as the stars of Saturday's UFC Fight Night card on FOX make their way to Chicago before the big event.  Jessica Eye gets some training in at Strong Style Training Center in Independence, Ohio under the watchful guise of heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic -- and she wants a win over Miesha Tate, bad. "All I see is her face every time I'm in there...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Head-2-Head: TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2

Watch Dillashaw and Barao face off this Saturday at 6 P.M. ET on FOX at UFC Fight Night in Chicago!
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch: FOX UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2

This weekend the bantamweight title will go up for grabs as champion T.J. Dillashaw looks to defend his title for a second time while facing the man he beat for the belt, Renan Barao. These two fighters have been linked to each other for over a year after Dillashaw pulled off a shocking upset to dethrone Barao last May. Now, Barao is looking for revenge and to regain the title he...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

TJ Dillashaw And Renan Barao Have Something To Prove In UFC on FOX 16 Rematch

It’s the rematch that nobody seems to be talking about. Why? Is it because UFC on FOX 16 is getting lost in the mix since Saturday marks the fifth UFC event in just two weeks? Possibly. But while the card isn’t generating much hoopla, there is plenty on the line in the show’s main event between defending bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao (pictured), the man...
Via 5thRound.com
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 16 Embedded Episode 1

The first episode of Embedded for this weekend’s UFC On FOX 16 event has been released, taking a look behind the scenes at the final week preparations of main card fighters TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Jessica Eye and Miesha Tate.
Via Fight Of The Night
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

T.J. Dillashaw to Renan Barao: 'I'm going to pick up right where I left off the last time'

When T.J. Dillashaw finished Renan Barao in the fifth round of their first fight in May 2014 he completed one of the best performances in the history of championship bouts in the UFC. Dillashaw thrashed Barao over five rounds and that was after he walked into the fight as a decided underdog while facing a Brazilian champion who hadn't lost in nine years. The only other fighters who...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 16: Analysis and Predictions

The punch that changed the course of the Bantamweight division. UFC on Fox 16 – Dillashaw vs. Barao II will be held on July 25, 2015 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.  The main event is for the Bantamweight title and features T.J. Dillashaw (Champion) vs. Renan Barao.  This fight is a rematch except this time around Dillashaw is the champion and Barao the challenger...
Via isportsweb.com
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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