Renan Barao made a successful defense of his interim bantamweight belt tonight at the UFC on FUEL TV 7, while also extending his winning streak to 20. As the bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz heals from injuries, the interim champ took the opportunity to make a rare interim title defense while furthering his legacy
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The UFC returns to the UK this weekend as Renan Barao defends his interim bantamweight title in the UFC on FUEL TV 7 main event. While bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz continues to heal, Barao will take on Michael McDonald in his first title defense.
The UFC takes to England once again, and while there are no hometown heroes in the UFC on FUEL TV 7 main event, I doubt you’ll find anyone complaining in the ticket line. With Dominick Cruz sidelined for an extended period of time, Renan Barao is forced to defend the interim title, taking on the young and ultra-talented Michael McDonald. Also, we have a possible number one contender stop in the Featherweight division, as Cub Swanson faces Dustin Poirier in another explosive contest.
The Athletic Commission in Minnesota released the medical suspensions for this past Friday’s UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot fight card. All 20 fighters on the card were issued a commission mandatory seven-day suspension, but seven of those fighters were also given a longer medical suspension.
Get settled in for an exciting MMA filled Friday night that begins with the UFC on FX 5 from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The free card begins with one fight on Facebook before the rest of the preliminary and entire main card are televised. The UFC on FX 5 main event features undefeated heavyweight Travis Browne taking on the man known as “big foot”, Antonio Silva.
Everyone loves Fridays because it’s the end of the work week but add a solid free UFC on FX 5 fight card to the mix and its darn near perfect. This will be the third weekend in a row with a UFC card and after last week’s Fuel TV card, its back to back free cards. Like last week, UFC on FX 5 will be headlined by two heavyweights trying to climb up the ladder towards Junior Dos Santos.
The UFC is in Minneapolis, Minnesota this weekend for Tomorrow’s UFC on FX 5 event and today all but two of the fighters stepped onto the scale. Yes I said two fighters did not weigh-in today and that is because Dennis Hallman was so far over the limits that his fight with Thiago Tavares was scrapped.
After a bit of a drought with UFC action, we’re right in the middle of a flood with this Friday’s UFC on FX 5. Coming hot on the heels of a great card in England, FX will air a night of interesting mid-card bouts with some highly competitive match-ups. Our main event features a rising Heavyweight star in Travis Browne, as he takes a huge step up against the well-traveled Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. We’ve got a lot of tight matches to cover, so let’s dig in and see how this little shindig will play out.