T.J. Dillashaw ends Renan Barão's win streak to win bantamweight belt

Sunday May 25th, 2014
Renan Barão had not lost a bout since 2005 before meeting up with T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 173.
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Round after round, we waited to see how the champ was going to turn things around. But this fight did not play out like Jones vs. Gustafsson, when "Bones" heroically overcame a rugged start to seize the fight in the championship rounds. This time the championship rounds were for the crowning of a new champion. This time the evening's hero was a challenger who went for it and got it. Shockingly. Emphatically.

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