In this week’s Trading Shots, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes and retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes discuss the peculiar circumstances of UFC 187’s light heavyweight title fight, and what’s really at stake in the absence of the former champ. 1,664 more words
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The UFC is hoping that the third time is the charm as the promotion announced on Tuesday that bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and the man he beat for the title, Renan Barao, will headline this summer’s UFC on FOX event at the United Center in Chicago. 924 more words
Another huge event has appeared out of thin air and was recently announced on Fox Sports 1. The UFC will return to Chicago on July 25th to deliver a fantastic card on big FOX for the masses. 339 more words
Bantamweight Champion TJ Dilliashaw is set to face Renan Baraoin the main event at UFC on FOX in Chicago July 25th. The original fight was set for UFC 186 but Dillashaw suffered an injury which took him out of the bout. 120 more words
The long-awaited rematch between UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw (11-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and former champ Renan Barao (33-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) is set for UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago. 362 more words
It’s starting to feel like TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao aren’t meant to share the Octagon again.
Last May at UFC 173, Dillashaw strode into the cage and orchestrated one of the most impressive championship upsets in UFC history, dominating Barao from Jump Street, dropping him in the opening round and finishing him midway through the fifth frame to claim the bantamweight title. 1,079 more words