1. T.J. Dillashaw: How the New 135-Pound Champ Dethroned Renan Barao at UFC 173

    The handful of pundits who believed T.J. Dillashaw would dethrone Renan Barao at UFC 173 certainly didn't forecast a brutal TKO win from the Team Alpha Male standout Saturday in Las Vegas...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 2 months ago 5,861 reads 31 comments

  2. UFC 173 Results: 5 Fights for Renan Barao to Take Next

    Renan Barao may not have his UFC bantamweight title, but he does have a few avenues to go back to getting it...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 2 months ago 17,923 reads 19 comments

  3. UFC 173 Results: Final Review of Scorecards and Top Performers

    MGM Grand Garden Arena played host to UFC 173 on Saturday night in Las Vegas, and the exciting main card proved to be as compelling as expected. The main event was stellar...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 2 months ago 736 reads 0 comments

  4. T.J. Dillashaw and the Biggest Title Fight Upsets in Recent Memory

    In a sport of upsets, Team Alpha Male stalwart T.J. Dillashaw secured his place in MMA upset history at UFC 173 on Saturday at the MGM's Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 2 months ago 10,639 reads 14 comments

  5. TJ Dillashaw: New Bantamweight Champ Is Best Team Alpha Male Fighter Ever

    Behold TJ Dillashaw , the true alpha male on a team of betas. Okay, so that's not entirely true, the rest of Team Alpha Male are all excellent fighters in their own right...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 2 months ago 1,702 reads 6 comments

  6. Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson: Fights for Henderson to Take at Middleweight

    Dan Henderson 's UFC 173 fight looked exactly like what it really was; a middleweight fighting a heavyweight. The only problem was that it was being contested at light heavyweight, a weight class where Henderson shouldn't be fighting...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 2 months ago 6,297 reads 18 comments

  7. UFC 173 Results: What Happened to Jake Ellenberger?

    Remember the days when Jake Ellenberger was one of the more feared fighters at 170 pounds? It appears Mr. Ellenberger himself has forgotten that as well. The Nebraska native was thoroughly outclassed by his UFC 173 opponent, Robbie Lawler ...

    Kyle Symes Written by Kyle Symes about 2 months ago 14,828 reads 25 comments

  8. UFC 173 Results: Fighters Who Faltered Under PPV Pressure

    Several top stars thrived on Saturday’s UFC 173 card, but two of the mainstream names faltered under the pressure of the pay-per-view main card...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 2 months ago 887 reads 0 comments

  9. UFC 173: TJ Dillashaw and Fighters Who Stole the Show Saturday

    Saturday night’s UFC 173 pay-per-view was a wild showcase of the unpredictability of mixed martial arts, and several fighters such as new bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw stole the show...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 2 months ago 7,168 reads 11 comments

  10. UFC 173 Fight Video: Watch TJ Dillashaw Upend Renan Barao for Bantamweight Belt

    We have a new champion. Heavy underdog T.J. Dillashaw battered and upended Brazilian dynamo Renan Barao at UFC 173 Saturday night to capture the UFC bantamweight belt...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 31,678 reads 6 comments

  11. TJ Dillashaw Re-Legitimizes 'The Ultimate Fighter' as Talent Source at UFC 173

    The Ultimate Fighter has never been 100 percent embraced by MMA fans. You can't downplay its importance, of course, because The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 and the bout between ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 10,046 reads 32 comments

  12. UFC 173: TJ Dillashaw and the Knockdown That Changed Everything

    TJ Dillashaw shocked the world at UFC 173 . The No. 4-ranked contender was written off before the fight. The confident Team Alpha Male fighter knew something the majority of the world did not...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 13,210 reads 16 comments

  13. UFC 173: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses

    UFC 173 was an exciting event. There were quality performances throughout the card, but only two would earn some extra money. And only one fight could earn the title of Fight of the Night...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 13,104 reads 15 comments

  14. Renan Barao Vs.TJ Dillashaw: What We Learned from UFC 173 Main Event

    As you probably saw or heard, Renan Barao was defeated by TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173 . Not just defeated, either. "Manhandled" is an appropriate word. "Outclassed" works, too...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 8,456 reads 20 comments

  15. UFC 173: The Real Winners and Losers from Barao vs. Dillashaw

    In MMA circles, Renan Barao was like Kim Kardashian, only exactly the opposite. He was famous for not being famous. Exacerbating the polarity, Barao was also demonstrably, massively talented...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 66,710 reads 70 comments

  16. UFC 173 Results: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

    UFC 173 lit up Memorial Day weekend on Saturday night, offering a solid night of fights for MMA fans looking for their fix...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 2 months ago 53,817 reads 28 comments

  17. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 173

    For the past two years, the UFC bantamweight division has been a weight class in flux. When former WEC titleholder-turned-UFC champion Dominick Cruz went down with a knee ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 months ago 36,081 reads 34 comments

  18. Daniel Cormier vs. Dan Henderson: What We Learned from UFC 173 Co-Main Event

    Daniel Cormier dominated Dan Henderson at UFC 173 to earn a shot at the championship. The fight was never close...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 2 months ago 31,507 reads 180 comments

  19. Jake Ellenberger vs. Robbie Lawler: What We Learned from UFC 173 Tilt

    Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler have delighted fans in the past and are legitimate title threats...but both needed a win entering UFC 173 ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 20,120 reads 64 comments

  20. UFC 173 Results: Full Winners, Scorecards and Analysis for Main Fight Card

    Only appropriate for the bright lights of Las Vegas, UFC 173 features a stacked main card at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Renan Barao, arguably the best fighter in the world, defends his bantamweight title against TJ Dillashaw in the headliner...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 2 months ago 40,326 reads 15 comments

  21. Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 Targeted for UFC 177 on August 30

    News broke during UFC 173 on Saturday that the highly anticipated rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Swedish contender Alexander Gustafsson was almost a done deal...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 30,124 reads 164 comments

  22. UFC 173: Last-Minute Questions to Ponder Before Saturday Night's Card

    Just hours before the beginning of UFC 173 , anticipation is mounting for some potentially huge fights on the main card...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 months ago 1,441 reads 9 comments

  23. UFC 173: Predictions for Fight Night Bonuses

    Someone's going to walk away richer after UFC 173 —and we don't mean from their normal fight salary. We're talking about Fight Night bonuses...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 months ago 309 reads 0 comments

  24. UFC 173 Fight Card: A Sneaky-Good Night Ahead in Vegas

    Remember Vitor Belfort ? That half-man, half-synthetic headkicking machine that was terrorizing any man who weighed 185 pounds and dared to meet him in combat? Yeah, that guy was really something...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 2 months ago 2,650 reads 1 comments

  25. Cormier vs. Henderson: Hendo Is a Very Justified Dog Against DC

    People like Dan Henderson . There's an uncontroversial statement if ever you saw one. The guy is well into his 40s and fighting the best of the best in the most grueling sport ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 2 months ago 2,031 reads 18 comments