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WSOF champ Marlon Moraes: People 'too hard' on Renan Barao after UFC 177

Renan Barao has received heat from UFC President Dana White, fellow fighters, fans and others for his last-minute withdrawal from this past month’s UFC 177 main event with champ T.J. 530 more words


UFC 177 Delivers Excitement In Sacramento Against All Odds

By Richard Hunter

SACRAMENTO (105.3 THE FAN) – When I arrived at The Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento Saturday night, I already knew that UFC 177 was going to be one of the most chaotic events in the promotion’s history. 954 more words


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