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Vivisection: UFC 177 - Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 predictions, analysis, betting odds

Three BE analysts weigh in on each match up ahead of this Saturday's UFC 177 pay-per-view event, which is topped off by a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the UFC bantamweight title.

In this week's iteration of the MMA Vivisection, Dallas Winston, Zane Simon and Connor Ruebusch discuss the ins and outs of the entire UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao lineup, presenting analysis, predictions and betting odds for every bout on the card.

The headliner is a rematch that pits newly christened bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw against Renan Barao, the man he dethroned in quite thrilling fashion to to snare the title. Lightweight wrestle-boxers Danny Castillo and Tony Ferguson compete in the penultimate match while a pair of Brazilian fighters look to protect their perfect records in Team Pitbull's Bethe Correia, who draws veteran submissionist Shayna Baszler, and Carlos Diego Ferreira, who meets John Hackleman product Ramsey Nijem. Kicking off the pay-per-view card is intriguing prospect Damon Jackson taking on Hawaiian scrapper Yancy Madeiros.

Remember to subscribe to the MMA Nation channel on Youtube and to watch this video o'er yonder if the embedded player isn't up to par. The complete UFC 177 card follows.

UFC 177 Main Card (PPV at 10:00 p.m. ET)

T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao
for bantamweight title
Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson
Shayna Baszler vs. Bethe Correia
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Ramsey Nijem
Damon Jackson vs. Yancy Medeiros

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET)

Derek Brunson vs. Lorenz Larkin
Henry Cejudo vs. Scott Jorgensen
Anthony Hamilton vs. Ruan Potts
Anthony Birchak vs. Joe Soto

Fight Pass Prelim (UFC Fight Pass at 7:30 p.m. ET)

Cain Carrizosa vs. Chris Wade