To drop $54.95 on “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II,” or not to drop 55 bones to watch an immediate rematch: that is the question.
There are plenty of MMA fans teetering on whether ordering Saturday’s pay-per-view broadcast is worth their hard-earned money. Actually, if you check our poll on the home page, they’ve already made up their minds that it’s not it.
In any case, TJ Dillashaw (pictured) served up an upset special over Renan Barao just three months ago to capture the bantamweight crown. Despite the lopsided win, Barao was granted an instant sequel because of his resume.
UFC president Dana White pumping Barao the game’s best pound-for-pound fighter prior to getting thrashed at UFC 173 could have had something to do with it, as well. Save face time!
Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California hosts the festivities.
Please click the media players below to watch the promo:
Barao vs. Dillashaw:
Ferguson vs. Castillo:
Here is UFC 177’s official agenda:
(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Joe Soto vs. Anthony Birchak
Anthony Hamilton vs. Ruan Potts
Henry Cejudo vs. Scott Jorgensen
Lorenz Larkin vs. Derek Brunson
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medeiros
Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Shayna Baszler vs. Bethe Correia
Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson
Renan Barao vs. TJ Dillashaw (UFC bantamweight champion)