A lot to Prove in Vegas (UFC 178 Review)

It has been the year of the upset in the UFC with some of the most dominant champions taking a back seat to the underdogs. Big names continue to fall and it seems that no matter who they face there is always a sense that their opponent can beat them. The biggest one so far was in the Bantamweight division where T.J. Dillashaw came out of seemingly nowhere to take on Renan Barao for the title. Dillashaw had been a good fighter but did not seem like he deserved a shot just yet but he walked into the octagon like he belonged against a champion that many were just assuming would beat him and wait for Dominick Cruz to get back

UFC 178 Preview

UFC 178 was going to be one of the biggest fights of the year for the promotion as it was the biggest rematch for the UFC. Jon Jones was going to put his title on the line against the one fighter who has taken him further in a fight than ever before. Alexander Gustafsson was set to fight Jones in a rematch of what many considered to be the best fight of 2013. Then Gustafsson was hurt training leaving Jones to take on another top challenger in Daniel Cormier.

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