UFC 177 Embedded Episode 4: ‘S–t Happens!’ … UFC 177 Main Event Blows Apart

August 30, 2014
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On episode 4 of UFC 177 Embedded, the cursed fight card becomes a Cinderella story as the main event changes on weigh-in day. Title challenger and former champ Renan Barao bows out for medical reasons, creating a once-in-a-lifetime chance for Joe Soto, a former beltholder in other organizations about to make his UFC debut on the prelim card, until he got the call that would change his life. T.J. Dillashaw proves he’s a company man and true champion willing to fight anyone, anytime by accepting a new challenger on one day’s notice.

SEE ALSO: Renan Barao Out of UFC 177, UFC Newcomer Steps into Title Fight

UFC President Dana White lambastes the negative media and implores his fighters to seize the opportunity to prove all the doubters wrong.

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog series focusing on the days leading up to the UFC 177 bantamweight title rematch, Saturday, August 30th on Pay-Per-View.

UFC 177 Embedded, Episode 1:
TJ Dillashaw Endures Earthquake; Renan Barao Goes Low-Tech Training

UFC 177 Embedded, Episode 2:
Birthdays, Raiders, and Rematches

UFC 177 Embedded Episode 3:
Renan Barao and Tony Ferguson Arrive in Sac-Town

(Courtesy of UFC.com)

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  • snapdad

    sh*t happens? what happened when bellator lost their main event fighter? they cancelled the ppv and put It on spike for free. its things like this that make bellator look real good.

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    • Timothy Malone

      Big difference between one week notice and one day notice

  • Dana White is such a douche