Former champion Renan Barao is out of the rematch again T. J. Dillashaw, Barao was reported feeling ill during his weight cut this friday before the UFC 177 that is going down tonight (Saturday). Barao will be replaces by Bantaweight Joe Soto. Soto has won his last 6 fights and got an early call from UFC this friday “Barao is out because of a sickness, are you in?”, where he answered “Yeah I’ll fight Dillashaw”.
Barao was up for this major event to reclaim his title from Dillashaw but will have to do it later next year cause of his sickness. Barao lost his defending title match agains Dillashaw earlier this year in UFC 173 held in May.