UFC 177: Barão out of main event; Joe Soto steps in to face Dillashaw

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Renan Barao will defend his interim bantamweight title against Michael McDonald on Saturday. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images.

Huge news emerging from Sacramento, California, 24 hours prior to UFC 177.

The UFC tweeted moments ago that bantamweight contender Renan Barão is out of the main event.

He reportedly fell ill during the weight loss this Friday.

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The tweet also mentions that Joe Soto has accepted to step in and face TJ Dillashaw for the belt.

Soto was previously scheduled to face Anthony Birchark in the same event.

The official weigh-in is set to take place at 4PM, pacific time, this Friday.

 

 

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