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18 hrs ago | MMA Mania

UFC 177 results recap: What's next fight for TJ Dillashaw?

After he successfully defended his 135-pound belt for the first time against short-notice replacement Joe Soto this past weekend at UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Soto" in Sacramento, Calif., T.J. Dillashaw will now be forced to take on all challengers in the bantamweight division, and the title seekers are already starting to pile up.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Dominick Cruz, Takeya Mizugaki, UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones, Urijah Faber

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC 177 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Dillashaw vs. Soto Fight Card

UFC 176 was cancelled. The highly anticipated rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson was pushed back.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones, Chris Cariaso, Renan Barao

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFC 177: officially the worst PPV ever on paper? Worse numbers than UFC 174?

Yesterday, I was prepping the idea of producing an article comparing the dreaded UFC 177 card to it's contemporaries from the past two yeas-UFCs 147, 149, 151, 161 and 174.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Henry Cejudo, Renan Barao, Ali Bagautinov, Brendan Schaub, Andrei Arlovski

MMAFighting.com

Worst card ever? UFC 177 main-card competitors beg to differ

The Ultimate Fighter 13 winner can recite all the complaints, both about the lack of star power on the card in general, and in specific, the fact his lightweight showdown with Danny Castillo has been elevated to co-main event status.

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Related Topix: Danny Castillo, Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Chris Cariaso

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC 177 Bold Predictions: Can Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw Draw a Crowd?

When the mad scientists at Zuffa headquarters fired-up their matchmaking supercomputer months ago and asked it to synthesize an awesome card for UFC 177 , the machine huffed and puffed, spit out reams of paper and then said in its creepy sentient computer voice: "Optimum main event: Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson."

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sherdog

UFC 177 'Dillashaw vs. Barao 2' Preview

Let us get this out of the way immediately. No, this is not the kind of offering we have come to expect -- or, alternatively, should expect as consumers -- from the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the low, low price of $54.99.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Chris Cariaso, Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Dominick Cruz

BleacherReport

UFC 178: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier Head-to-Toe Breakdown

On September 27 in Las Vegas, Demetrious Johnson will put his flyweight title on the line against No.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Chris Cariaso, Donald Cerrone, Eddie Alvarez

Tue Aug 26, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Benavidez-Ortiz, Van Zant-Curran land on UFC Fight Night card in Austin

Joseph Benavidez will meet Dustin Ortiz in a battle of flyweight contenders and a women's strawweight bout between Paige Van Zant and Kailin Curran has been moved to the Nov. 19 UFC Fight Night card, t he company announced on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Joseph Benavidez, Dustin Ortiz, Tim Elliott, Justin Scoggins

Sun Aug 24, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC Fight Nights 48, 49 Results: Burning Questions Heading into UFC 177

There is little to get excited about and little hope that this event will wind up as anything other than forgettable.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jon Jones, Chris Cariaso, Daniel Cormier, Summer Olympic

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BloodyElbow

Dominick Cruz indifferent about placement on the preliminary portion of the UFC 178 fight card

While Dominick Cruz is indeed a former UFC champion, he is not concerned about being placed on the preliminary portion of the UFC 178 PPV card next month.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson, Dominick Cruz

Sherdog

Referee, Judges Assigned for Johnson-Cariaso Flyweight Title Bout at UFC 178

Referee Herb Dean will oversee the flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 .

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Related Topix: Chris Cariaso

MMAFighting.com

Jussier Formiga 'not totally happy' with his performance, targets Ian McCall rematch

Jussier Formiga won an important fight against Zach Makovsky , scoring back-to-back for the first time under the UFC banner, but he wouldn't call it the best win of his MMA career.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ian McCall, Jussier Formiga, Zach Makovsky

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso bout order finalized, with Cruz vs. Mizugaki sent to prelims

A look at the now finalized bout order for the September 27th PPV in Las Vegas, which features Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso in the main event.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Cariaso, Jon Jones

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cage Pages

Ruslan Magomedov injured, UFC 177 loses another bout

The already heavily criticised UFC 177 card has received another body blow, as a heavyweight main card bout between Ruslan Magomedov and Richard Odoms has been forced off the card after Odoms suffered an undisclosed injury during training.

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Related Topix: Ruslan Magomedov, Mixed Martial Arts, Richard Odoms, Justin Edwards, Yancy Medeiros, Chris Cariaso

Thu Aug 14, 2014

411mania.com

Jussier Formiga Doesn't Put Much Into The UFC Rankings

Jussier Formiga Doesn't Put Much Into The UFC Rankings Posted by Larry Csonka on 08.14.2014 Says they are not very useful... - Jussier Formiga recently spoke about UFC rankings, fighting Zach Makovsky and more.

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Related Topix: Jussier Formiga, Zach Makovsky

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Cage Pages

UFC 177: weakest pay-per-view in recent history?

May 24, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; TJ Dillashaw pins down Renan Barao during their UFC 173 bantamweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, Chris Cariaso, Tony Ferguson, Dominick Cruz

BleacherReport

UFC: Should Cain Velasquez Really Rank Above Demetrious Johnson in P4P Rankings?

According to the current official UFC rankings , the top-five pound-for-pound fighters in the UFC are Jon Jones, Jose Aldo, Cain Velasquez , , in that order.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Cain Velasquez, Jose Aldo, Jon Jones, Junior dos Santos

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Jon Jones suffers leg injury, fight postponed toa

Jon Jones suffers leg injury, fight postponed to Jan. 3 UFC light heavyweight champion hurt during training, withdraws from UFC 178 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1osWMDE Jon Jones' fight with Daniel Cormier will be postponed to Jan. 3 after Jones suffered a leg injury during training.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier

Cage Pages

Jon Jones out of UFC 178, bout with Daniel Cormier postponed

Apr 26, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Joe Rogan interviews Jon Jones after the UFC light heavy weight championship fight against Glover Teixeria at Baltimore Arena.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Chris Cariaso

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

UFC 177: A top-to-bottom look at the card with two title fights

Blood flies off Renan Barao as he is hit with a leg from T.J. Dillashaw that nearly finishes him off in the fifth round during their title fight at UFC 173 on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao, John Dodson, Chris Cariaso

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