TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao II to headline UFC on FOX 16 in July

renan barao vs tj dillashawThe upcoming UFC on FOX 16 event will take place in Chicago on July 25, and will be headlined by the UFC bantamweight title fight between champion TJ Dillashaw and former champion Renan Barao. The event will take place at the United Center and air on FOX.

The rematch was originally set to take place at UFC 186, but Dillashaw suffered an injury in training and had to withdraw from the bout. Dillashaw dethroned the long time bantamweight champion with a huge upset TKO win at UFC 173.

The co-main event will feature former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis taking on Myles Jury. It will be the first bout for Pettis since losing his title to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185.

Also, a highly anticipated women’s bantamweight fight between Miesha Tate and Jessica Eye will take place on the fight card.

Stay tuned to ProMMAnow.com for more UFC on FOX 16 fight announcements.

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