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UFC Cuts Once-Dominant Bantamweight Renan Barao

The rise and rapid fall of Renan Barao won't soon be forgotten. Barao went from going on an incredible run with a 32-1, 1 NC record to going 2-8 in his last 10 outings. After dropping his fifth loss in a row last month, the UFC has decided to release...

Luke Sanders Could Barely Walk Before UFC on ESPN 1 Victory

Luke Sanders just picked up one of the biggest victories of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Over the weekend (Sun. February 17, 2019) "Cool Hand" knocked out former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao at UFC Phoenix. Sanders was getting outclassed in the first round but followed his corner's...

Paul Felder: I Think It’s Do or Die For Renan Barao at UFC Sao Paulo

Paul Felder believes Renan Barao must emerge victorious tonight (Sept. 22). Barao will go one-on-one with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) newcomer Andre Ewell. The bout will take place on the main card of UFC Sao Paulo. While the bout was scheduled to be a bantamweight tilt, Barao missed weight at...

UFC Sao Paulo Weigh-in Results: Renan Barao Misses Weight

The UFC Sao Paulo weigh-in results are in and Renan Barao is the lone fighter to have missed weight. All 28 fighters on the main card tipped the scales earlier today. Headliners Thiago Santos and Eryk Anders made weight. Santos clocked in at 203.7 pounds, while Anders weighed in at...

Report: Renan Barao vs Andre Ewell Set For UFC Sao Paulo

It looks like former bantamweight king Renan Barao has his next foe lined up. Renan Barao vs Andre Ewell Set Barao will go one-on-one with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) newcomer Andre Ewell. The bout is set to take place inside the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil for UFC Sao Paulo on...

Is T.J. Dillashaw Bantamweight GOAT if he Beats Cody Garbrandt Again?

The main event of this Saturday's UFC 227 card, which goes down this Saturday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, sees UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw take on his arch rival Cody Garbrandt for a second time. The two previously met last November at UFC 217, with...
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Renan Barao-Brian Kelleher Scheduled for UFC on FOX 28 From Orlando

Former interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will take on Brian Kelleher at UFC on FOX 28 this February. Barao (34-5) has posted a 9-4 record inside the Octagon, including a recent decision loss to Aljamain Sterling. He is just 2-4 over his last six fights. Kelleher (18-8) is an ex-Ring...

UFC 214 Highlights: Aljamain Sterling Tops Renan Barao

Aljamain Sterling earned perhaps the biggest win of his professional mixed martial arts career. Last night (July 29), Sterling took on Renan Barao on the FXX portion of the UFC 214 prelims. Coming into the fight, Sterling and Barao had snapped two-fight skids. It was "The Funk Master" who earned the...

Renan Barao Says he Ignores Social Media Before His Fights

Renan Barao is blocking out any negativity before fight night. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title holder will meet Aljamain Sterling on the preliminary portion of UFC 214. "The Baron" is looking to win his second straight bout. Combate recently reached out to Barao before his pivotal match-up. He...

Renan Barao on UFC 214 Bout: ‘I’m Coming With Everything’

Renan Barao plans to make a statement tomorrow night (July 29). The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title holder is going against Aljamain Sterling on the FXX preliminary portion of UFC 214. It'll be "The Baron's" chance to win his second straight bout. Sterling will be no easy task. Speaking...

Renan Barao vs. Aljamain Sterling Likely Changing to Catchweight Bout

Renan Barao will not be meeting Aljamain Sterling at bantamweight. Barao has had weight cutting issues in the past, but he wants to return to the division where he won a championship. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has other ideas. Flo Combat has reported that Barao will not be granted...

Renan Barao’s Coach Feels His Fighter is More Prepared Training in United States

Renan Barao's coach Jair Rodrigues is supportive of his fighter's decision to train outside of Brazil. Barao, who is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title holder, now trains full-time in the United States. "The Baron" has been a guest at Power MMA in Arizona. Speaking with Flo Combat, Rodrigues said he...
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UFC 214: Renan Barao Meets Aljamain Sterling, Ricardo Lamas Faces Chan Sung Jung

Two more bouts have been added to the July UFC 214 card, with both a former champion and a pair of ex-title contenders set for action. Renan Barao will move back to bantamweight to face Aljamain Sterling, while "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung takes on Ricardo Lamas at featherweight. Barao...

Report: Doo Ho Choi Pulled Out of April 15 Bout With Renan Barao

Doo Ho Choi and Renan Barao won't be trading leather on April 15 after all. Yesterday, the official website of the Sprint Center claimed that Choi and Barao would headline the April 15 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) card in Kansas City. News of the match-up was debunked when a UFC...

Doo-ho Choi vs. Renan Barao to Headline UFC on Fox 24 in Kansas City

According to the official website for Kansas City, MO's Sprint Center, the headliner for the upcoming UFC on Fox 24 will be a featherweight bout between "The Korean Superboy" Doo-ho Choi and former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao. The event was officially announced Saturday night during UFC 208. However,...