Despite an initial plan to wait for UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz to return from a torn ACL, interim titleholder Renan Barão is now most likely to defend his belt.
Renan Barao can work wonders with the smallest windows of opportunity.
With UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz on the shelf for several more months, interim champ Renan Barao will next defend his belt against Michael McDonald in early 2013.
Renan “Barao” Pegado will defend his UFC interim bantamweight title against rising star Michael McDonald in 2013.
MONTREAL - And then there was one.
Prior to Saturday night's UFC 154 event in Montreal, the UFC roster
boasted two interim title holders. But after Georges
St-Pierre downed Carlos Condi...
"The California Kid" could do very little against the length of the Brazilian in their showdown.
With a UFC-first spinning back kick to Eddie Wineland's face, Barao showed he's the boss in the bantamweight division.
UFC Canadian officials on Tuesday confirmed that UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barão is injured and out of his scheduled title defense against Eddie Wineland.
Renan Barao and Michael McDonald will soon stroll into the history books together as participants in the first Ultimate Fighting Championship title bout on Fuel TV.
Newly crowned UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao sat down with Sherdog.com this week.