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Dillashaw Ready for Showdown with Barao

T.J. Dillashaw was training for champ Renan Barao even before UFC 173 call
By: Mike Bohn, MMAjunkie
"While T.J. Dillashaw never likes to look past the task directly ahead of him, he has no problem admitting he was preparing for Renan Barao well before he received the call to step in to challenge the reigning bantamweight champion in a substitute UFC 173 headliner.

"Even though Dillashaw was originally scheduled to fight Takeya Mizugaki at the May event in Las Vegas, he and Team Alpha Male head coach Duane Ludwig were also strategizing for what they viewed as an inevitable showdown with the champ."


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