Originally written on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 12/27/12
The lineup for the Octagon’s return to England has been finalized. “UFC on FUEL TV: Barao vs. McDonald” takes place February 16th and features a bantamweight title tilt between interim champ Renan Barao (Pictured) and Michael McDonald. The Brazilian will defend his hardware for the first time since capturing the manufactured crown against Urijah Faber in July. Wembley Arena in London, England hosts the festivities. The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off bright and early stateside by streaming the night’s first six prelims starting at approximately 12PM ET/9AM PT. FUEL TV will then broadcast the six featured fights immediately after beginning at 3PM ET/12PM PT. Here is the show’s official agenda: Preliminary Card: (Facebook 12PM ET/9AM PT) Phil Harris vs. Ulysses Gomez Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka Tom Watson vs. Stanislav Nedkov Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi Paul Sass vs. Danny Castillo Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte Main Card: (FUEL TV 3PM ET/12PM PT) Che Mills vs. Matt Riddle Gunnar Nelson vs. Justin Edwards James Te Huna vs. Ryan Jimmo Jimi Manuwa vs. Cyrille Diabate Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver Michael McDonald vs. Renan Barao (UFC interim bantamweight champion) (Picture provided by Steven Houchin of Shotgun Images)
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