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TJ Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto full fight video preview: UFC 177

28 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

With Renan Barao dropping out just hours before weigh-ins, Joe Soto stepped up on roughly 24 hours notice to challenge TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight championship in the main event of tonight's (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.

Bellator MMA trolls UFC on Twitter, airs video of Joe Soto getting KTFO by Joe Warren

31 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

Bellator MMA with some next-level trolling. With Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in a pay-per-view (PPV) pickle -- because of this disaster -- it was forced to give unheralded bantamweight prospect Joe Soto an immediate 135-pound title shot against TJ Dillashaw in the UFC 177 main event, which takes place tonight (Sat., Aug. Show More Summary

UFC 177: Start Time, PPV Schedule and Preliminary Fights Live Stream Info

Aside from Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 was the most anticipated of all championship rematches. Because of apparent complications with Barao 's weight cut, that bout won't be happening. Former Bellator champion Joe Soto is stepping up to face Dillashaw. Show More Summary

Latest UFC 177 odds, betting lines peg Joe Soto as massive +825 underdog against TJ Dillashaw (-1000)

Latest UFC 177 odds and betting lines updated for tonight's (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) pay-per-view (PPV) event inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., have Joe Soto a whopping +825 underdog against TJ Dillashaw (-1000), after "One...Show More Summary

UFC 177 'Embedded' video blog, Ep. 4: Dana White slams 'disgusting, despicable' media for telling fans to not buy PPV

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with its "Embedded" pre-fight video blog series for UFC 177, featuring behind-the-scenes footage ahead of tonight's (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) "Dillashaw vs. Soto" pay-per-view (PPV) event at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Show More Summary

Alexander Gustafsson agrees to non-title fight after championship 'guarantee' from Lorenzo Fertitta

And the belt could be defended in Sweden, assuming "The Mauler" can rally the troops and prove to "the big boss" that Swedish fans will show up, starting with UFC Fight Night 53 on Oct. 4 in Stockholm (more on that card here). Ultimate...Show More Summary

UFC 177 fight card: TJ Dillashaw vs Joe Soto preview

After Renan Barao was forced off the card due to weight-cutting issues, Joe Warren received the opportunity of a lifetime, climbing from the preliminary card straight into the bantamweight championship main event against T.J. Dillashaw. Show More Summary

Demian Maia sidelined indefinitely following severe bone infection

Things went from bad to worse for the former No. 1 middleweight contender. Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Demian Maia, will be out of mixed martial arts (MMA) action for the foreseeable future as the submission...Show More Summary

UFC 177: Fight Card, Predictions and Dillashaw vs. Soto Preview

There is not much buzz surrounding the UFC 177 pay-per-view after several marquee fights were removed from the card, and the task of selling the event to casual fans got tougher with the removal of former champion Renan Barao from the main event, according to UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Show More Summary

Watch UFC 177 online stream tonight

The complete UFC 177 fight card will air later this evening (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) on two different stations -- FOX Sports 1 and pay-per-view (PPV) -- as well as online via "Fight Pass" digital network. In UFC 177's five-round main event, Bantamweight champion T.J. Show More Summary

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto Round-by-Round Recap and Analysis

UFC 177 was supposed to feature a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao, but Barao was forced out of the bout. In steps Joe Soto. Can he shock the MMA world? Dillashaw did earlier this year, and he is now at the other end of the spectrum. Bleacher Report will have complete coverage of the main event when it all goes down tonight. Show More Summary

Joe Soto, UFC 177's 'Fighter to Watch' tonight on PPV

Joe Soto steps up on extremely short notice following some odd circumstances at UFC 177. Making his UFC debut in a world title fight, how will the former Bellator champion fare against a heavily favored opponent in T.J. Dillashaw? UFC...Show More Summary

Dillashaw vs. Soto: Champion Won't Be Thrown by Last-Second Replacement

Sacramento, California, we have a problem. Sactown native T.J. Dillashaw took Renan "The Baron" Barao apart in their first meeting at UFC 173 in May. The rematch was set for Saturday at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. It could have been a homecoming of sorts for Dillashaw. Show More Summary

UFC 177 start time and schedule: Who is fighting tonight, when and why

Here is our full "Fight Day" preview for the impromptu UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Soto," which takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) from inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., featuring a bantamweight championship main event pitting T.J. Show More Summary

UFC 177: Full Predictions and Fight Card for T.J. Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto

Injuries have plagued the UFC 177 fight card during the build-up to the event, and now even former champion and No. 1 contender Renan Barao has pulled out of his rematch with bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, according to UFC’s official...Show More Summary

UFC 177: Joe Soto gets dream title shot on debut against TJ Dillashaw after Renan Barao withdrawal

Joe Soto, making his debut in the UFC in Sacramento, got the kind of call that most fighters dream of on Friday. He accepted a title shot without hesitation. Indeed, he lost the extra pound in weight he needed to drop to reach 135lbs "in 15 minutes". With Renan Barao is out of tonight's UFC [...]

Bonus Watch! Potential UFC 177 award winners tonight in Sacramento

UFC 177 is set to take place tonight (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) from Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., with a few fights and fighters who will hopefully get the crowd on their feet. Before the action begins, take a look at the special...Show More Summary

UFC 177 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

This Saturday, August 30, the Octagon heads to Sacramento to showcase what is left of UFC 177. The UFC 177 fight card underwent some alterations on Friday, with two fights being stricken from the agenda, while the main event lost challenger Renan Barao. Show More Summary

Dana White: I released Stephan Bonnar so he could beat the s--t out of Tito Ortiz in Bellator

It's not every day you see Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tearing up one of its contracts to allow a fighter to compete for the competition. Especially Bellator MMA. Then again, how often does the opportunity come along to "beat...Show More Summary

Dana White explains why Tyron Woodley turned down Hector Lombard fight on Nov. 8 in Australia

Since it "doesn't work for his brand," White must now look elsewhere for "Showeather." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has been trying to convince Tyron Woodley to fight fellow welterweight contender Hector Lombard in the headliner of the promotion's upcoming "Fight Night" event on Nov. Show More Summary

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