Archive: renan barao

Aug 18, 2014 3:59 pm

Odoms Out Of UFC 177 Bout Against Magomedov

Richard Odoms has been forced out of his UFC debut against Ruslan Magomedov, and as a result Yancy Medieros vs. Justin Edwards has been pushed to the main card of the UFC 177 PPV. The UFC has said that they will not seek a replacement opponent for Magomedov, and instead he will be booked on...

Aug 13, 2014 7:42 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland

At UFC 165, interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao looks to make a quick finish of top challenger Eddie Wineland. Watch Barao try to reclaim his title as he goes up against newly crowned champ T.J. Dillashaw in the main event of UFC 177.

Jul 31, 2014 9:51 am

Dillashaw Not Buying Renan Barao’s “Excuses”

“He had to come up with some sort of a reason why he got beat up so bad… I feel like that’s not accurate (that he woke up in the locker room as he claims), because he came out and the second round was his best round. I feel like after the second round is...

Jul 30, 2014 7:26 am

QUICK TWITT | Dillashaw And Ludwig Reunite To Take Out Barao In Rematch

Ahead of the rematch in Sacramento with former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao, newly minted champion T.J. Dillashaw will be living with his coach, Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig. Having recently left Team Alpha Male to pursue his own ambitions, Ludwig is back in Sac-Town ready to get another UFC strap for his fighter. Check it: The...

Jul 29, 2014 5:04 am

PHOTO | Duane Ludwig Arrives To Help Train TJ Dillashaw

Duane Ludwig, the mastermind behind TJ Dillashaw’s upset over Renan Barao will unsurprisingly be coaching his protege in the rematch between Dillashaw and Barao on August 30th at UFC 177. Yesterday Dillashaw posted a picture on Instagram of himself picking up his coach from the airport. Just picked up my roommate at the airport. Not...

Jul 24, 2014 12:57 pm

Former UFC Champ Barao: ‘The title is coming back to Brazil’

“The title is coming back to Brazil. I’m hungry to get this title back. I will get what is mine. I remember everything that happened until that point (that he got dropped int he first round). After (that punch), I only woke up in the locker room. The fight was really close in the beginning,...

Jul 22, 2014 7:38 pm

TJ Dillashaw Confident He Can Beat Barao “Ten Out Of Ten Times”

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is currently prepping for his first title defense against the man he took the belt from last month, Renan Barao. After decimating Barao in their first encounter, Dillashaw is confident he can beat Barao 10 out of 10 times. He spoke with Sexto Round about the UFC 177 rematch. “I’ve...

Jul 21, 2014 9:56 pm

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw Honored With “TJ Dillashaw Day”

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is being honored in Angles Camp California with ‘TJ Dillashaw Day’ which from now on will be held on July 20th. Dillashaw posted the following photo on his official Instagram with the caption: Have to wait an entire year for TJ Dillashaw day in Angels Camp. July 20th will now...

Jul 20, 2014 7:40 pm

‘UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ Poster First-Look!

This August, from Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena, two bantamweight fighters will collide for UFC gold. Current champion T.J. Dillashaw will look to repeat his prior performance over Renan Barao, when he took the Brazilian’s title last May. For Barao, it’s all about redemption and regaining his world title.

Jul 16, 2014 5:01 am

Demetrious Johnson Set To Face Chris Cariaso At UFC 177

UFC Flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is set to face Chris Cariaso in the co-main event of UFC 177 on August 30th. Cariaso is 7-3 in his UFC career, and is currently on a three fight winning streak that saw him defeat Illiarde Santos, Danny Martinez, and most recently Louis Smolka in May. champion Demetrious Johnson...

Jul 14, 2014 7:44 am

Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira Set For UFC 177

A lightweight fight between Ramsey Nijem and Carlos Diego Ferreira has been announced for UFC 177, which will take place next month in Sacramento, California. Nijem, who made it to the finals on TUF season 13, has won five of seven fights since losing at the finale to Tony Ferguson. Nijem is riding a two...

Jul 9, 2014 9:27 am

Caraway Feels McDonald May Be Next Opponent

Bantamweight fighter Brian Caraway has been steadily rising through the division, with his last victory against Erik Perez bringing his UFC record to 4-1. When speaking with MMA Junkie Radio, Caraway mentioned that there have been talks about his next top-tier opponent. “There’s been talks of possibly Michael McDonald or Raphael Assuncao, a guy that’s...

Jul 3, 2014 3:23 pm

T.J. Dillashaw Refuses To Be A “Diva Champion”

UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw spoke to Fox Sports about his plans for his reign as the champion of the 135 pound division. Yesterday news broke that the UFC was targeting UFC 177 for a Barao vs. Dillashaw rematch, T.J. commented on it today saying: “I don’t want to pick and choose. I don’t want...

Jul 3, 2014 5:05 am

Dillashaw vs. Barao Rematch Targeted For UFC 177 In Sacramento

A bantamweight rematch between newly crowned T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao is being targeted for UFC 177 on August 30th in Dillashaw’s hometown of Sacramento. Last month T.J. Dillashaw put on one of the best performances in UFC history when he dominated Renan Barao for 4 rounds before knocking Barao out in the 5th. No...

Jun 23, 2014 4:01 pm

T.J. Dillashaw Ties The Knot With Fiance

UFC Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw tied the knot with fiance Rebecca Reynoso this past weekend, and fellow Team Alpha Male teammate Joseph Benavidez captured the event via Twitter. Check out the wedding photos below. Mr. and Mrs. Bantamweight champion of the world Dillashaw! @TJDillashaw @rebecca_reynoso #DillashawWedding — Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) June 22, 2014 Best...

Jun 19, 2014 6:31 am

Ratings Report: UFC 173 PPV Buys Barely Hit 200K

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Jun 13, 2014 5:27 pm

Dana White Putting Together Barao vs. Dillashaw Rematch

“[Dillashaw’s next fight] probably will be the Barao rematch. Tell me if I’m wrong. I think we sat there and we started looking through the list of guys to fight T.J., and there is a list of guys, which is a great thing, but how do you not give it to Barao, the guy who...

Jun 12, 2014 12:49 pm

Champ Ready For Barao Or Assuncao Rematches

“I fought with both of them. I think that they both deserve the title shot. Obviously, for Barao being such a dominant fighter, he has this right. He is still one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world. He was a great champion, and he was coming in on an impressive win...

Jun 9, 2014 5:04 am

Dillashaw On Barao Insult: ‘It was just a joke’

“There are a lot of crap being said about this episode. Actually, Urijah has never posted anything. A guy from our gym did the joke. Duane was going to give a Muay Thai seminar and the guy did the joke. It was because Duane said during my fight with Barao that I was giving him...

Jun 6, 2014 5:20 am

Renan Barao: ‘I know I can beat T.J. Dillashaw’

UFC bantamweight Renan Barao and coach Andre Pederneiras discuss the loss to TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173 and what the future holds for the now former champion.Watch the full interview on UFC FIGHT PASS:

May 30, 2014 5:07 am

Champ Dillashaw Emulated Dominick Cruz for Barao Fight

Despite the rivalry between Urijah Faber and former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz, new champ T.J. Dillashaw looked to emulate the former champ in his fight with Barao. One could certainly see the similarities on Saturday night when Dillashaw unleashed a wide array of punches and kicks at a high pace with a significant amount...

May 29, 2014 5:59 am

UFC 173 Medical Suspensions Report: 8 Receive Extended Terms

The suspension list from UFC 173 is in, and while every fighter is usually placed on a short suspension, this event seems to have quite a few fighters that were placed on suspension longer than the standard 30 days. Among those is welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger. Out of 17 total suspensions, eight fighters made a...

May 28, 2014 5:12 am

Dillashaw: ‘Barao doesn’t deserve a rematch’

“I have no problem fighting him again, but I feel like he shouldn’t be getting an instant rematch the way he lost. It would be different if maybe I’d have finished him in the first round with that choke and maybe people thought it was a fluke. But I beat him up for five rounds....

May 28, 2014 5:03 am

Rogan Talks Dillashaw: ‘It was the finest performance I’ve ever seen’

“It was the most stunning performance I’ve ever seen in all my years of being a fight fan. In more than a decade of working for the UFC, that was the finest performance I’ve ever seen. This was a fight where a kid came into it with very few people thinking that he was going...

May 27, 2014 12:57 pm

UFC 173 Salary Report: Robbie Lawler Tops Payouts

The total disclosed payroll for Saturday’s UFC 173 event was just north of one-million-dollars. UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler, took home the lions share of the night’s earnings and brought in nearly 20% of the disclosed payouts with his win over Jake Ellenberger. Co-main event fighter, Daniel Cormier, was not far behind with a nice fat...

May 27, 2014 5:25 am

Ludwig: ‘I’d corner new champ T.J. Dillashaw against Urijah Faber’

“I’m not really leaving Team Alpha Male. I’m going to go open up my business in Colorado. The team is going to get a new head coach, and I’m going to go open up my academy, and it’s definitely open doors for all the Team Alpha Male guys, and especially T.J.” “I’m going to come...

May 27, 2014 5:14 am

Dillashaw Says ‘No Faber Fight’, White Says He Wants Faber’s Opinion First

He hadn’t been the champ for even an hour and T.J. Dillashaw Was already fielding questions about a potential matchup against his teammate and mentor, Urijah Faber. “I don’t plan on fighting Urijah, he’s helped to get me where I am at. He is like my brother. I wouldn’t like to do that fight,” said...