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UFC 177: TJ Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto Review

The UFC originally targeted the rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson for UFC 177 in Sacramento. They announced the bout during contract negotiations with Jones in a bush-league move attempting to increase their le...
 
 
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UFC 177: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao II Preview

If you told me last year that Bellator would put on a pay-per-view that reportedly sell somewhere in the six-figure ranged AND that the UFC would put on not one but two pay-per-views that would struggle to hit that same six-fig...
 
 
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Renan Barao Isn’t a Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Fighter (Anymore)

UFC 173 is just another reminder that the last 11 months have been nuts. In that short span of time, four UFC titles have changed hands, with two pound-for-pound all-time greats suffering huge upset losses. Georges St-Pierre is...
 

 
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UFC 173: Renan Barao vs. TJ Dillashaw Review

UFC 173 saw all-time pound-for-pound legend Renan Barao drop his bantamweight title following a five-round beatdown from TJ Dillashaw. Daniel Cormier made Dan Henderson look like the old man he is on his march for Jon Jones. An...
 
 
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UFC 173: Who’s Getting Paid?

UFC 173 is almost here, and interestingly enough, one of the most overlooked stories going into it is fighter pay. Given that UFC 173 will be held at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, the UFC will have to disclose a salary for...
 
 
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UFC 173: Renan Barao vs. TJ Dillashaw Preview

The changes to Saturday night’s lineup read like the Book of Chronicles. Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort beget Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida which beget Renan Barao vs. Raphael Assuncao which beget Renan Barao vs. TJ Di...
 

 
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Dana White’s UFC Pound-for-Pound King Is All-Inclusive

Ask five different people who the number-one pound-for-pound fighter in the world is and you could hear five different answers. Five different answers with their own merits. Chris Weidman defeated the former number-one pound-fo...
 
 
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The Perils of a Unified Talent Pool, Part 5

Former WEC Fighter v. TUF Runner-Up – Renan Barao v. TJ Dillashaw, UFC 173.  While the Ultimate Fighter is hardly cranking out contender-level talent at the rate it did during its heyday, Zuffa’s reality show is s...
 
 
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UFC 169 Review

Urijah Faber first fought for a title way back in 2004. He forced Eben Kaneshiro to submit to strikes en route to winning King of the Cage’s bantamweight title. He was involved in a title fight every subsequent year, sans...
 

 
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UFC 169 Preview

UFC 169 is the UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend show, and the UFC thought it would be cute to hold the fight in the same market as the game. It’s a nice bit of corporate synergy, what with the game airing through the...