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Aug 29, 2014 7:35 pm

PHOTO | Felice Herrig’s Makeover For TUF 20 Promo

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig recently finished the filming of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion in the UFC. Yesterday ‘Lil Bulldog’ posted the following picture on her Instagram prior to filming for a commercial to hype the show. Check it out:

Aug 29, 2014 7:06 pm

Dana White Says Barao Will Have To Have Another Fight Before Fighting For The Title

After withdrawing from a rematch against TJ Dillashaw to try and reclaim the bantamweight belt due to passing out while cutting weight, it appears Renan Barao has lost his spot in line for the bantamweight title. Dana White spoke to MMAJunkie about the situation: “This was his shot,” White said. “He was getting his rematch....

Aug 29, 2014 6:50 pm

Pros React To Barao Withdrawing From Dillashaw Rematch

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw, our inside source informed us that Barao passed out while cutting weight and was unable to fight for his own safety. Stepping in on short notice was Joe Soto, who was scheduled to fight Anthony Birchk on the...

Aug 29, 2014 5:34 pm

UFC 177 Staredown Photos

Tony Ferguson vs. Danny Castillo Bethe Correia vs. Shayna Baszler Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira Damon Jackson vs. Yancy Medieros

Aug 29, 2014 5:11 pm

UFC 177 Weigh-In Results, Two Fighters Miss Weight

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto takes place tomorrow night at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento California, and the weigh ins for the event were just held. Below is the complete list of fighter weights for the event. * indicates that the fighter missed weight, and will be given two hours to successfully weigh in....

Aug 29, 2014 4:57 pm

Soto Gets Main Event Title Shot In UFC Debut

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was forced out of his bout against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow night at UFC 177. An inside source close to Barao told us that the former bantamweight champion passed out while cutting weight and for his own safety wouldn’t fight. Stepping in for him however is a UFC newcomer,...

Aug 29, 2014 4:40 pm

TJ Dillashaw Disses Barao For Pulling Out Of Rematch: “He’s Scared”

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao had withdrawn from his fight with TJ Dillashaw for ‘unknown reasons’, however an inside source close to Barao told us that Barao passed out while making weight, which was why he was forced from the card. As a result, Joe Soto, who was scheduled on the preliminary card,...

Aug 29, 2014 3:22 pm

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...

Aug 29, 2014 10:21 am

Dana White Wants Woodley vs. Lombard

With Matt Brown’s sights set on a fight against Carlos Condit, Tyron Woodley has been left without an opponent, however Hector Lombard has apparently agreed to fight his teammate if things line up. Dana White spoke to UFC.com: “What’s weird about that is that Woodley [No. 3] calls out Matt Brown [No. 5], but he’s...

Aug 29, 2014 10:15 am

Dillashaw Believes Barao Rematch ‘Wasn’t A Smart Move’

TJ Dillashaw is gearing up for a rematch against Renan Barao this Saturday at UFC 177 in his first title defense. Leading up to it he spoke with Ariel Helwani about why it wasn’t a smart idea to take a rematch so soon. “For me yes (it was), for them no I don’t, I don’t...

Aug 29, 2014 9:53 am

Beneil Dariush Would Prefer Rematch With Nijem Over Pettis Bout

Everyone hates losing, but not many people would pass up the opportunity to fight for the UFC title to get a rematch with someone who beat them. Beneil Dariush however would pass up a fight with Pettis to get another crack at Ramsey Nijem, the only blemish on his otherwise undefeated UFC run. “I don’t...

Aug 29, 2014 8:26 am

White Says Aldo Was Mistranslated, Never Said He Pushed Mendes To Hype UFC 179

Earlier in the week Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes during the staredowns to promote UFC 179, there was some skepticism regarding the legitimacy of the shove, or if Aldo was trying to hype his fight against Mendes. Shortly after the altercation Aldo admitted that he shoved Mendes to hype the fight, which Dana White is...

Aug 29, 2014 8:02 am

WSOF To Launch Amateur Series, Will Award Pro Contracts

Big news for Amateur MMA fighters, the World Series Of Fighting plans to launch an amateur division in 2015 to showcase amateur fighters and build up the future of the sport under the WSOF banner. With the amateur division comes pro contracts as rewards according to WSOF President Ray Sefo. Sefo spoke with MMAJunkie about...

Aug 28, 2014 4:27 pm

Lombard Agrees To Teammate vs. Teammate Bout Against Woodley

UFC President Dana White confirmed today, that the UFC is trying to put together a welterweight scrap between Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard, two ATT stable-mates. The only hangup? Getting Woodley to accept. White breaks it down: (via UFC.com) “What’s weird about that is that Woodley calls out Matt Brown, but he’s ranked higher than...

Aug 28, 2014 4:05 pm

Holloway in For TKZ, Faces Corassani In Sweden

Hawaii’s own, Max “Blessed” Holloway is stepping up, and filling the UFC Fight Night 53 void left by the injured, Korean Zombie. UFC officials announced the new booking this afternoon. UFC fight Night 53 goes down from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 4. The booking is a short turnaround for Holloway, who...

Aug 28, 2014 3:56 pm

Weidman: ‘Vitor Looks Like He’s Lost Muscle, still expecting tough fight’

  Last night on FOX Sports 1, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman joined the UFC on FOX crew to talk shop with show hosts, and discuss his upcoming title tilt against Vitor Belfort. Check it: Weidman on what Vitor Belfort brings to the title fight: “He has a lot of experience. He was a champion when...

Aug 28, 2014 3:50 pm

White: ‘GQ’s ‘Sleazebag’ article uneducated and unfair to the UFC’

“You’re never going to be able to stop what people say about you, and everybody isn’t going to love you. But I don’t take offense to anything. When you’re in a public position like this you’re always going to have people say things about you. Believe me, if I worried about everything that was said...