UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw has proved himself as one of the best pound for pound fighters in the UFC lately. TJ had an early passion for mixed martial arts by taking up wrestling in high-school as an entry to the world of MMA, but it wasn’t until 2005 when former UFC champion Urijah Faber invited TJ to join his training team that it became more serious. 234 more words
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Going into the fight on Saturday night, many had questions that were about to get answered. Is TJ Dillashaw clearly the baddest man in his weight class, or is Renan Barao going to reclaim UFC gold, and prove that the first loss to TJ was a bump in the road, and he can argue he didn’t take the fight seriously enough, the first time these 2 crossed paths. 668 more words
A year and a half of service later, it’s finally time to wish good-game to my Nikon D5100 and all of our glorious adventures together. Going out in true fashion, my Nikon decided to take a plunge bottom-first into the lake as my slipper gave out while traversing around a rocky bend. 45 more words
With the new UFC-Reebok sponsorship program, the fighters from Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16 event took home official estimated payouts totaling $212,500.
The UFC-Reebok program, which replaces the fighter’s traditional outside sponsorships, awards payouts… 350 more words
While UFC on FOX 16’s four-fight main card fixed a mix of competitive and lopsided bouts. T.J. Dillashaw (12-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) putting a second beating on Renan Barao (33-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) to… 818 more words
TJ Dillashaw has defeated Renan Barao by TKO once again, this time coming in the fourth round, last night.
How is it that a guy (Renan Barao) who is younger (28-years-old compared to the 29-year-old TJ Dillashaw), that has been in the game longer and went undefeated for so long (not losing once from 2005 until May 2014), and having almost a year to analyze and reinvent himself, come back with worse conditioning than the last time? 235 more words