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    Breaking: Barao out of UFC 177; Joe Soto to challenge Dillashaw for title

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    by Dave Reno

    Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao has been deemed unable to compete tomorrow night at UFC 177 for health reasons. Barao, who was walking at around 153 lbs according to sources just last week, had run into issues cutting weight (Barao feinted during his cut and was rushed to the hospital) ahead of his rematch with the man who dethroned him this past May, T.J. Dillashaw. Just one day out from his chance opportunity at reclaiming the gold that made him a P4P superstar, Barao has been forced to withdraw. Filling in for Barao on just one...

  • The Rematch

    An in-depth look at Dillashaw versus Barao II

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    by Dwayne Wolff

    Before UFC 173 we heard plenty of Joe Rogan calling Renan Barao a “Monster.” How Barao was in the discussion with Jon Jones and Barao’s Nova Uniao teammate Jose Aldo as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC. They were both valid points. Barao had destroyed most of his opponents, including three straight title defenses via a stoppage with two TKO’s and a submission. Those kind of wins put a fighter in the ‘best of the best’ types of discussions. That was entering into UFC 173, and many people thought those...

  • Fantasy Season

    Fantasy Wrestling: Mock Draft

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    by Matt Addie

    It’s officially Fantasy Football season. Mock drafts and insider cheat sheets are all over the web, as podcasters and bloggers tell us which rookie running back will make an impact. Fantasy Football is more than a game; it’s an addiction. The world is littered with fantasy addicts, many of them gathering over the next few days to draft their roster for the upcoming season. So, why are we talking about Fantasy Football on FightBooth? Two words: Fantasy Wrestling. Fantasy Wrestling does exist out there, in some form, if you search hard...

UFC 177 Latest: No title shot for Barao upon return, Dillashaw-Soto odds, Dana tweets CM Punk, and more

Posted on: Aug 29 2014 - 11:22pm | #0
In: MMA, UFC, Video
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No title shot for you! During a pre-fight scrum with media ahead of UFC 177 in Sacramento, UFC President Dana White shared his thoughts on the last minute change to tomorrow nights PPV. Lots of other topics, including Lombard-Woodley, Matt Brown, the infamous GQ piece were all on the table. Give it a look and a listen. Here’s your new event poster for UFC 177 - According to MMAOddsBreaker, oddsmaker Nick Kalikas had Dillashaw opening as a -2750 against his new opponent. He had Soto as a +1250. Those odds were vetoed though. The official opening lines see the favorite as a -1500 with the challenger at +700. By comparison, Dillashaw was a +325 heading into UFC 173 against Renan Barao. Barao was a -650. Ben Askren, who finished his opponent...

Dillashaw vs Barao

Breaking: Barao out of UFC 177; Joe Soto to challenge Dillashaw for title

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao has been deemed unable to compete tomorrow night at UFC 177 for health reasons. Barao, who was walking at around 153 lbs according to sources just last week, had run into issues cutting weight (Barao feinted during his cut and was rushed to the hospital) ahead of his rematch with the man who dethroned him this past May,...

Posted on: Aug 29 2014 - 6:28pm | #0
In: Feature, MMA, UFC
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NXT Takeover II updated match card

Think of it as NXT’s version of Night of Champions. Every championship will be defended at NXT’s next live WWE Network...

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NXT Video Blog: Fergal Devitt

The people want to know. When will Fergal Devitt make his NXT debut? The following video blog featuring the man himself tells us that...

NXT Takeover II updated match card

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Think of it as NXT’s version of Night of Champions. Every championship will be defended at NXT’s next live WWE Network event, and as announced on today’s...

NXT Video Blog: Fergal Devitt

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The people want to know. When will Fergal Devitt make his NXT debut? The following video blog featuring the man himself tells us that we won’t have to wait very much longer. ...

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UFC 177 ‘Dillashaw vs. Soto’ weigh-in replay

Former Bellator and Tachi Palace champions Joe Soto will have the opportunity to make history tomorrow night. On just 24...