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UFC Quick Quote: TJ Dillashaw had one title defense and thinks he's the best champion in the world

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

"TJ Dillashaw had one defense of the title and he thinks he's the best champion in the world. I looked in his eyes just to tell him, 'I will kick your ass.' I don't like him, because he talks a lot of shit. He's not a champion, he's a joker. He said I'm not fast. He said I have problems cutting weight. It's my personal life. I don't care about what TJ says. I'm only focused to beat TJ and the first focus is bring the belt back to Brazil."

I get the feeling former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Renan Barao (via MMA Fighting) is done hearing about how great TJ Dillashaw is, especially considering how "The Viper" is the one to strip him of the strap in early 2014. The Brazilian will have the chance to set things right -- or perhaps settle for second place -- when they rematch at the upcoming UFC on FOX 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on July 25, 2015 inside the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. This will be the third attempt to stage a do-over, after a botched weight cut torpedoed the first outing, followed by a bum rib to cancel the second. Third time's the charm? We'll find out in just over two months.

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