Dillashaw vs. Barao rematch ‘probably’ next

Friday, June 13, 2014

Despite losing convincingly to TJ Dillashaw, Renan Barao is likely to receive an immediate rematch and shot to regain his bantamweight championship:

“[Dillashaw's next fight] probably will be the Barao rematch,” White told MMAjunkie prior to Friday’s weigh-ins for UFC 174 in Vancouver. “Tell me if I’m wrong. I think we sat there and we started looking through the list of guys to fight T.J., and there is a list of guys, which is a great thing, but how do you not give it to Barao, the guy who was undefeated all those years? I agree he got a five-round a– whooping and got finished, but how does it make sense to not give him the rematch? And who doesn’t want to see it?”

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