Dillashaw-Barao rematch set

A rematch between newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao, the man he took the title from, will headline UFC 177 on Aug. 30.

UFC president Dana White announced the fight on UFC Tonight. The pay-per-view event, which previously was expected to take place in Las Vegas, has moved to Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento.

Dillashaw (10-2) claimed the 135-pound title in shocking fashion at UFC 173 in May. The 28-year-old knocked Barao down in the first round and eventually went on to finish the fight via TKO in the fifth.

A member of Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, Dillashaw is 6-2 in the UFC. His most recent loss came via split decision to Raphael Assuncao in October. That fight took place in Brazil.

Prior to UFC 173, Barao (32-2) had not suffered a professional loss since April 2005. The Brazilian bantamweight is 7-1 in the UFC, including finishes over Urijah Faber, Eddie Wineland and Michael McDonald.