- 2 years ago
- 196 views
While there's not a fighter in the world that ever dreams of becoming an
interim champion, Renan Barao has no problem with
wearing that exact title.
After defeating Urijah Faber at this past weekend's UFC 149 event in
Calgary, Barao said the opportunity to wear a UFC belt is a symbol of
the hard work he's put in during seven years as a professional fighter.
"My life changed a lot, thanks to God," Barao told MMAjunkie.com. "My hard work is being
acknowledged. I worked very hard to get read news >>
- 11 months ago
- 175 views
TORONTO – If UFC interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao is tiring of the temporary label attached to his belt, he's not publicly complaining. For the even-keeled Brazilian, it seems whatever is meant to be will be. read news >>
Renan Barao will defend his interim bantamweight title against Eddie Wineland in the main event of UFC 161. read news >>
Renan “Barao” Pegado will defend his UFC interim bantamweight title against rising star Michael McDonald in 2013. read news >>
Barao coach Pederneiras would prefer title shot, but doesn't want fighter to wait
Nova Uniao leader and coach Andre Pederneiras on Wednesday told MMAjunkie.com he's waiting on UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby's call to tell him when and where UFC interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao is fighting next.
"If I had a choice, I would rather Renan fight Dominick (Cruz), but I don't want to wait too long," Pederneiras said.
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- 2 months ago
- 39 views
From Yahoo Sports: UFC bantamweight champ Renan Barao puts his belt on the line against TJ Dillashaw at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Follow along live as Yahoo MMA expert Kevin Iole breaks down all the action from ringside. read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 36 views
In the final defense of his UFC interim bantamweight title, Renan Barao put on one of his best performances yet. Check out the full fight.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 40 views
The UFC 135-pound champion agreed with the remarks of his training partner and fellow UFC champ Jose Aldo who said that finishes will be harder and harder to get as the title reign continues.
Renan Barao commented at a UFC media day in Sao Paolo Wednesday on the recent statement of Jose Aldo, who said that his training partner will finish less fights the longer he holds the title. The UFC bantamweight champion agreed with his friend, knowing that the level of competition will only rise and he wi read news >>
- 6 months ago
- 54 views
NEWARK, N.J. – UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao never wanted to be handed a title belt. He wanted to earn it in the cage.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Renan Barao, UFC 169 read news >>
- 10 months ago
- 1143 views
If Renan Barao is missing out on sponsorship money, it's not because he's the UFC's interim bantamweight champion, UFC President Dana White said. read news >>
- 10 months ago
- 202 views
UFC interim champion Renan Barao may indeed move up from bantamweight to featherweight one day, but he's in no rush to do so. read news >>