Found December 05, 2012 on Fight Hub TV:
With the news coming yesterday that Dominick Cruz would be out of action for an additional 9 months to a year with his body rejecting a cadaver graft to his knee, all eyes turned to UFC bantamweight interim champion Renan Barao, who has been vocal about waiting for his title unification shot. All of that [...]

Renan Barao Defends Belt Against Michael McDonald at ‘UFC on FUEL TV 7′

Early Thursday morning, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion announced interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao (Pictured) will make his first title defense when he faces Michael McDonald at “UFC on FUEL TV 7.” The event take place February 16th inside Wembley Arena in London, England. Barao was hoping to ride the pine until reigning 135-pound champion Dominick Cruz...

Several Fights Announced for ‘UFC on FUEL TV: Baroa vs. McDonald’

Shortly after confirming a bantamweight title affair between interim champ Renan Barao and Michael McDonald would headline their return trip across the pond, the UFC added a slew of scraps to the February 16th lineup. Welterweight Matt Riddle (Pictured) meets Che Mills, Andy Ogle fights Josh Grispi, Phil Harris gets Ulysses Gomez, Vaughan Lee battles Motonobu Tezuka, Terry Etim faces...

UFC Champ Dominick Cruz Sidelined Most of 2013 After Second Knee Surgery

It appears UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao will in fact be defending his manufactured crown before reigning 135-pound king Dominick Cruz (Pictured) returns from injury. Cruz initially went under the knife to repair the torn ACL in his left knee this past June. The 27-year-old was expected to be back in action in six to nine months. However, MMAJunkie confirmed Monday...

Michael McDonald Could Become Youngest UFC Champ in Early 2013

As we all know full well, the Octagon show waits for no man. With reigning UFC bantamweight king Dominick Cruz expected to be sidelined for much of 2013 recovering from his second knee operation in five months, interim 135-pound champ Renan Barao (Pictured) will be forced to defend his manufactured belt prior to Cruz’s return. UFC president Dana White confirmed Barao will put his...

UFC on FUEL TV 7 Fight Card Filling Fast

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to London on February 16th for their seventh event on FUEL TV. The event will be held at the historic Wembley Arena. Promotion officials confirmed that UFC on FUEL TV 7 will be headlined by interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao defending his title against Michael McDonald. In addition, the following bouts have also been announced for...

Dominick Cruz Following in Georges St-Pierre’s Footsteps Following Knee Surgery

An emotional Dominick Cruz (Pictured) appeared on this week’s edition of FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight to address his second knee operation in six months. While many question whether “The Dominator” will ever be the same following his extended hiatus, Cruz will use the experience and successes of Georges St-Pierre’s ACL surgery as a blueprint for his return to glory. “I’ve...
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