BREAKING: Barao Passes Out While Cutting Weight, Pulls Out Of UFC 177

We have exclusive insider information from an extremely reliable source on the ground that Renan Barao has passed out while cutting weight for his fight against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow at UFC 177, and as a result has pulled out of the fight.

The weigh-ins for the event are scheduled to start in less than an hour at 7 P.M. ET today, and given that he passed out, he was forced to withdraw from the bout for medical reasons. Stepping in will be Joe Soto, who was scheduled to make his debut on the card.

We will keep you updated with information as it is made available.