New interim UFC champ Renan Barao says acknowledgment of effort as sweet as title belt


(This story first ran at PressConnects.com) BALTIMORE — At 26 years old, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits it is difficult even for him to realize he could soon be considered the best fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. But it’s a reality (…)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 21 days ago
  • 1 views

Renan Barao has received heat for his last-minute withdrawal from this past month’s UFC 177 main event with champ T.J. Dillashaw. WSOF champ Marlon Moraes is standing by the Brazilian’s side, though. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 8 views

Joe Soto makes a splash at bantamweight, Renan Barao loses ground in the pound-for-pound list, and a certain "Pitbull" gets a courtesy bump at women's bantamweight. The official Ultimate Fighting Cha read news >>

  • 7 days ago
  • 180 views

Mental warfare? It hasn't been the best couple of months for Camp Nova Uniao, home base for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo and former UFC bantamweight kingpi read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 333 views

Before Renan Barao had to be pulled from the title fight at UFC 177, a situation which left Dana pissed with Nova Uniao, Aldo said that he isn't concerned with the words of his boss. The recent criti read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Chris Cariaso underwent random blood and urine drug tests at the behest of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) last week ahead of their scheduled UFC 1 read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 52 views

With the deepest and most talent-rich divisions in the game today, the UFC is overrun with deserving title contenders. From former champions to undefeated phenoms, the nine weight classes that make u read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 3 views

Although Johny Hendricks is ready to defend his title, the UFC’s end-of-year pay-per-view schedule is pushing back his expected rematch with No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler.Filed under: Featured, MMA R read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 11 views

'Tis the reason for the season injury. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort, which was scheduled for read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 9 views

Retired two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen may be done inside the Octagon, but that doesn't mean his passion for combat sports has completely faded. On Thursday, The American Gangster tweeted read news >>