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UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao vs TJ Dillashaw To Main Event UFC 173

It was announced earlier in the week that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman’s main event fight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173 was getting moved to UFC 175 in July. The movement was due to the fact that Weidman was having minor surgery on both of his knees. We now have a new main event for UFC 173. It was first reported by MMAJunkie.com that Renan Barao will defend his UFC...
Via Between The Ropes
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Renan Barao vs. T.J. Dillashaw Now Headlines UFC 173

UFC 173 officially has a new featured attraction. Bantamweight champion Renan Barao (pictured) will defend his crown against T.J. Dillashaw in the May 24 event. USAToday reported the matchup late Thursday night. The 135-pound affair replaces the middleweight title tilt between champ Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida. Weidman was forced to withdraw earlier this week to undergo knee...
Via 5thRound.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Renan Barao TKO’s Eddie Wineland With Fancy Kick at UFC 165 (Video Highlight)

Like it or not, Eddie Wineland, and Eddie most certainly does not, you just became a part of Renan Barao’s highlight reel package after what took place at UFC 165. After a back-and-forth opening round, Barao unleashed a spinning back-kick in the second stanza that clocked Wineland right on the grill. A few punches on the canvas later and referee Yves Lavigne decided he had seen...
Via 5thRound.com
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Barao rips off highlight reel KO

Dominick Cruz, take notes. You're going to be facing Renan Barao very, very soon. Barao continued his unreal winning streak at UFC 165, but the way that he dispatched of Eddie Wineland was the talk of the town. In the blink of an eye, Barao vs. Wineland was finished by an absolutely unbelievable spinning back kick to the face that caught everyone by surprise. Wineland went...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones tested against Gustafsson, retains UFC title

On Saturday night in the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, UFC 165 kicked off possibly the greatest run of mixed martial arts events in history. Speaking of possibly the greatest in history, Jon Jones was the headlining attraction. Coming into the fight the size of his opponent, Alexander Gustafsson, was the main promotional catalyst. He was said to be the first opponent...
Via hov-mma
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Renan Barao KO’s Eddie Wineland With A Spinning Back Kick To Retain Interim Bantamweight Title At UFC 165 (GIFs)

What a knockout!  Renan Barao just KO’d Eddie Wineland in the second round with a spinning back kick to retain his interim Bantamweight title at UFC 165. The first round was a fast paced punch fest as expected. Both fighters exchanged lighting fast strikes.  But in the second round, Barao unleashed a spinning back kick in the center of the ring that caught Wineland right in the...
Via Total Sports Blog
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Barao talks about insane win streak

The UFC's media day is something of an impromptu popularity contest. Multiple fighters occupy the same room at the same time, and reporters are forced to choose their targets. Naturally, most microphones and cameras head straight towards the biggest name. So on Thursday, from the beginning, there was a sea of humanity around UFC 165 headliner Jon Jones, all angling to hear his...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Head 2 Head: Barao vs. Wineland

It's been over a year that Renan Barao has been lugging the UFC interim bantamweight title around, just waiting for Dominick Cruz to get healthy. He'll have to wait a bit longer but at least there's now light at the end of the tunnel. UFC president Dana White recently said that if Cruz isn't back by Jan. 2014, there will be a decision to make. In other words, the...
Via Fox Sports
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald Full Fight Video Highlights

The UFC has released the highlight video for the interim bantamweight title fight which took place earlier today at UFC on Fuel TV 7 in London, England. Interim champ Renan Barao had showed top form, finishing a very game Michael McDonald in the fourth round via arm-triangle choke to retain his title. Next for Barao should be a shot at recovering champ Domink Cruz if the champ is...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald full fight video highlights from UFC on FUEL TV 7

Renan Barao scores a fourth round arm-triangle submission victory over Michael McDonald in the main event of the UFC on FUEL TV 7: "Barao vs. McDonald" show earlier today (Sat., Feb. 16, 2013) at Wembley Arena in London, England, to retain his Interim bantamweight championship and set up a future showdown with current division kingpin, the injured Dominick Cruz. Barao once...
Via Juiced Sports Blog
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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