Barao On Dillashaw — ‘I Don’t Respect Him As a Champion’

Renan Barao


TJ Dillashaw is set to make his second championship defense against Renan Barao at “UFC on FOX 16” on July 25, 2015 and Barao is already starting the trash talk.

In a recent interview with Tatame, Barao elaborated on the fact of what he thinks of Dillashaw as a champion. “I never said I don’t consider him the champion, all I said is I don’t respect him. Not as a champion, at least,” Barao said. “I’m going in there, we will fight and that will be it. He talks too much, so I don’t respect him.”

Barao is ready for a second-go at Dillashaw and claims that a shot that wobbled him early on in the fight caused him to fight “like a zombie”.

“Honestly, that strike really put me behind in the fight. If you look at his title defense, he wasn’t able to do what he did to me. I’m relaxed, I know I’m fast enough to trade shots with him, but unfortunately I got caught and I was like a zombie from then on”.

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