Renan “Barao” Pegado will defend his UFC interim bantamweight title against rising star Michael McDonald in 2013. read news >>
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. read news >>
Renan Barao can work wonders with the smallest windows of opportunity. read news >>
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. read news >>
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 Condit to unify the belts
in the 170-pound division, bantamweight Renan Barao was left as the company's lone interim champ.
Barao recently said he was happy to wait for champion Dominick Cruz to
return to action, but Dana White
isn't so sure. Instead, he said Barao will soon defend his interim belt,
and Mic read news >>
In his loss to interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao, Michael McDonald feels he fought like a one-dimensional fighter. read news >>
Renan Barao will defend his interim bantamweight title against Eddie Wineland in the main event of UFC 161. read news >>
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. read news >>
Renan Barao defends his interim bantamweight title against Michael McDonald in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 7 and is expecting a great fight. read news >>
A date is now set for Renan “Barao” Pegado’s first interim bantamweight title defense, as the hard-hitting Brazilian will face No. 1 contender Michael McDonald on Feb. 16 in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 7. read news >>
It appears T.J. Dillashaw will defend his UFC title on home turf.
Recently crowned UFC bantamweight champion after a dominant victory over Renan Barao, Dillashaw will likely have to do it again on August 30, as MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 that the UFC is close to giving Barao an immediate at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California.
UFC 177 was tentatively planned for Las Vegas, Nevada, but appears to be moving to the new champion's hom read news >>