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UFC: Do Not Sleep on TJ Dillashaw and the Bantamweight Division

If you’re still one of those people that clings to the “Yeah, but I just don’t like the little guys” mindset when it comes to the UFC, just be aware that you’re doing it wrong. 969 more words

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Trading Shots: On Dana White's ire toward the 'so-called' MMA media

This week’s Trading Shots is a doozy, and it begins with the UFC President’s anger at the “so-called guys” of the MMA media. Yeah, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes and former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes are going there. 2,605 more words


#UFC177 exceeds expectations Ten fold.

Last night the Ultimate Fighting Championship held without a doubt its’ most unexpected cards to date. This card was riddled with road block after road block and still the UFC and its fighters proved why they are truly the top dogs in the fight game. 250 more words


How UFC champ T.J. Dillashaw turned a raw deal into a winning formula

There’s a moment in the latest pre-fight “UFC 177 Embedded” video in which bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw, chewing furiously on a piece of gum while gazing out from under his Skeletor-esque weigh cut mask, quickly tries to dispel any notion that late replacement Joe Soto will make for an easier fight than former champ Renan Barao. 597 more words


The UFC 177 Debacle

I love MMA. This much is obvious. However, if the UFC is going to keep asking fans of the sport such as myself to pay fifty-five dollars for cards like last night’s UFC 177, then I’m afraid I won’t be watching many fights in the future. 724 more words


Birchak and Jorgensen will get UFC 177 payouts; Cejudo and Barao won't be paid

SACRAMENTO – Anthony Birchak and Scott Jorgensen didn’t fight at UFC 177, but they’re getting paid anyway.

The same can’t be said for Renan Barao and Henry Cejudo, though. 362 more words


Dillashaw Successfully Defends Bantamweight Title

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his bantamweight title with a fifth-round TKO over late fill-in Joe Soto at UFC 177 on Saturday night. 627 more words