Found February 14, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
This Saturday the UFC returns to London England for UFC on Fuel TV 7 where Renen Barao defends his interim bantamweight title against the young standout, Michael “Mayday” McDonald. However, before those two square off, I personally wanted to take a deeper look at the co-main event of the evening, a featherweight scrap between the surging Cub Swanson and the young and talented Dustin Poirier. Poirier is replacing an injured Dennis Siver on the card, and will be looking to build up his winning streak again in his quest for a shot at featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Swanson is on a three fight win streak, all of which have come by KO or TKO. Chael Sonnen described this fight as “razor-thin” with big implications on the increasingly complicated featherweight division. Lets see how they stack up. Striking-wise this match is pretty interesting. Poirier is the distance fighter, with a two-inch height advantage and five-inch reach advantage over Swanson. He has a really good straight left, ...

UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald

Main Card (Fuel TV) Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Bantamweight Renan Barão (ic) vs. Michael McDonald Note 1 Featherweight Cub Swanson vs. Dustin Poirier Light Heavyweight Jimi Manuwa vs. Cyrille Diabaté Welterweight Gunnar Nelson vs. Jorge Santiago Light Heavyweight James Te-Huna vs. Ryan Jimmo Welterweight Che Mills vs. Matthew Riddle Preliminary Card (Facebook) Lightweight Terry [...]

Video: Watch the UFC on Fuel TV 7 Weigh-Ins Live At 11:00am EST

Wembley Stadium will host the UFC on Fuel TV 7 weigh-ins and will feature all the fighters on the card attempting to fulfill their final contractual obligation prior to stepping into the cage. The event takes place Saturday night and will feature a interim bantamweight title fight between champ Renan Barao and top prospect Michael mcDonald. Also on the card is a featherweight co...

Time to make a name for yourself son, UFC on FUEL 7

If you’re looking for big names from this weekend’s UFC event on Fuel TV, don’t.  Renan Barao and Mike McDonald is the main event.  And other than Cub Swanson, there’s not a lot of big names on the card. That’s not to say this card is devoid of talent.  There’s some exciting match-ups to watch [...]
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