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Sep 24, 2016 9:33 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Renan Barao defeats Phillipe Nover

A featherweight bout between former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and Phillipe Nover served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil. Round one begins and Nover lands a jab to start. Barao replies with his own. A low kick from Barao lands low but the fight continues. The fighters...

Sep 24, 2016 1:42 pm

Renan Barao settling in at 145 pounds, isn’t scared of bigger opponents

Earlier this year, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao made his highly anticipated featherweight debut in the UFC as he squared off against Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens. Barao was going up in weight with the intentions of getting a fresh start after suffering two defeats at the hands of UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Unfortunately...

Aug 4, 2016 1:53 pm

Officials announce Cris Cyborg to headline her first UFC event, Renan Barao also added

The UFC announced on Thursday that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil on September 24. É OFICAIL! @criscyborg fará a luta principal do #UFCBrasília, 24 de setembro. Saiba mais > https://t.co/OWylweiUwq pic.twitter.com/6lCc8bfF8G — UFC BRASIL (@ufc_brasil) August 4, 2016 Cyborg will meet Lina Lansberg, who will be making...

May 30, 2016 8:22 am

VIDEO | Renan Barao vs. Jeremy Stephens (Highlights)

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, #9 ranked Jeremy Stephens stepped into the Octagon to welcome former bantamweight champion Renan Barao to the division. After a back-and-forth 3 round scrap, Stephens was awarded the unanimous decision win, with the score reading 29-28 across the board. Check out the highlights above! Video |...


May 29, 2016 8:52 pm

UFN 88 Results: Jeremy Stephens defeats Renan Barao

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 88 featured former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao making his 145-pound debut against featherweight slugger Jeremy Stephens. Round one begins and Barao opens up with an inside leg kick. Jeremy fires back with one of his own and another. More leg kicks from Stephens. Front kick and then...

May 29, 2016 10:31 am

Jeremy Stephens plans on going full ‘kill mode’ against Barao

UFC featherweight slugger Jeremy Stephens will square off with former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao in the co-headliner of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 88 event in Las Vegas. “Lil Heathen” spoke to MMAJunkie about his gameplan for the fight with Barao. Here is what Stephens had to say: “The mindset is ‘kill mode,’” Stephens said....

May 27, 2016 7:41 pm

Renan Barao approximately 15 pounds overweight at start of week

On Sunday, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will be making his UFC featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens. The fight is an extremely important one for Barao, who will be looking to make a splash in the stacked featherweight division. Ahead of the fight, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto is reporting that Barao went into fight week...

May 23, 2016 10:00 am

Renan Barao says ‘future will tell’ if he will ever fight with teammate Jose Aldo

Nova Uniao teammates and former champions Renan Barao and Jose Aldo used to run the bantamweight and featherweight divisions, respectively. Now with Barao going up to the featherweight division, chances are that the two Brazilian teammates will have to face one another in the Octagon if they are both on the same path of becoming...

Mar 17, 2016 2:07 pm

Jeremy Stephens bashes Renan Barao on Twitter

This week it was revealed that former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao would be going up to featherweight to fight Jeremy Stephens on May 29th. While the reports have yet to be officially confirmed by the UFC, Jeremy Stephens took to Twitter today to start a war of words with Barao, also revealing that the...

Mar 17, 2016 11:07 am

Report: Renan Barao will make his featherweight debut on May 29th

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Combate, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (33-3 MMA) will return to the octagon on May 29 to make his featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens (24-12 MMA). After putting together an amazing win streak that stretched from 2005-2014, Renan Barao has gone just 1-2 in his past...

Jan 21, 2016 2:06 pm

Coach: Dillashaw loss was good for Renan Barao

This past Sunday Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon for just his second fight in 4 years as he reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship after picking up a split decision win. Following Cruz’s win he found himself being called out by nemesis Urijah Faber, and there was much speculation as to whether or not Faber...

Jan 6, 2016 10:49 pm

WATCH! Nasty TKO! Fight Night Boston Free Fight: TJ Dillashaw vs Renan Barao

As the bantamweight championship fight between champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz approaches at UFC Fight Night 81, here is a free fight video as a little appetizer. Check out Dillashaw win the bantamweight championship title fight in a dominant performance over the former champion Renan Barao at UFC 173. UFC Fight Night 81 takes...

Oct 20, 2015 7:20 am

Andre Pederneiras discusses Renan Barao’s future

After losing to T.J. Dillashaw twice, there was much speculation as to whether or not former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao would stay at bantamweight or move up to featherweight. Many expected Barao to move up in weight given his weight-cutting issues, most notably the time he collapsed before weighing in at UFC 177. To...

Sep 27, 2015 1:57 am

WATCH! Faber and Team Alpha Male watch Dillashaw dominate Barao!

Conor McGregor is trying his best to start an in-camp rivalry between UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw and “The California Kid” Urijah Faber, but it looks like all is well in Team Alpha Male! The coaches from Team Faber show up to treat the guys in the house to a night watching FOX UFC Fight...

Sep 25, 2015 3:32 pm

Report: Former Bantamweight Champ Renan Barao Announces Move To 145

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao has decided to move up to featherweight (145lbs). That’s according to Matheus Aquina, (a fighter manager best known for representing Bellator’s Pitbull brothers) who made the announcement this morning on Twitter: “Renan Barao said on a local TV news that he’s moving up to Featherweight and looking to fight...

Sep 8, 2015 2:39 pm

Dillashaw: ‘I’ll Finish Dominick Cruz Faster Than I Finished Barao’

  Current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been tied to former champ Dominick Cruz for a while now. Cruz has had several fights with Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber, teammate of Dillashaw and has since been compared to Cruz for having similar styles. There is no question that currently, Dillashaw vs. Cruz is the...

Aug 12, 2015 4:54 am

Aldo Pushing for Barao Move To Featherweight

“We have to see what’s best for Barao. He suffers a lot to make weight. He’s kind of (big) for the division. I hope he moves up, yes. I will root for him no matter what, no matter where he is, at 145 of 135. I hope he can fight well at featherweight, that he...

Aug 11, 2015 12:02 am

Behind the scenes: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2, Part 2

‘Experience Chicago’s action-packed UFC Fight Night card from all new vantage points with exclusive never before seen moments from the night’s best fights and the bantamweight championship main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao.’ UFC Fighters Give Us Their Favorite BJ Penn Moment! What’s Yours? — Must Watch!

Aug 11, 2015 12:01 am

Behind the scenes: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2, Part 1

‘Experience Chicago’s action-packed UFC Fight Night card from all new vantage points with exclusive never before seen moments from the night’s best fights and the bantamweight championship main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao.’ UFC Fighters Give Us Their Favorite BJ Penn Moment! What’s Yours? — Must Watch!

Aug 10, 2015 1:59 am

WATCH! Behind the Scenes at “UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2”

Experience Chicago’s action-packed UFC Fight Night card from all new vantage points with exclusive never before seen moments from the night’s best fights and the bantamweight championship main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao. Who do you think should be next for TJ Dillashaw? Share your thoughts in the comment section below! ALL ACCESS...

Aug 4, 2015 12:51 pm

Jose Aldo Wants Renan Barao To Move Up To Featherweight

“We have to see what’s best for Barao. He suffers a lot to make weight. He’s kind of strong for the division. I hope me moves up, yes. I will root for him no matter what, no matter where he is, at 145 of 135. I hope he can fight well at featherweight, that he...

Jul 31, 2015 1:42 pm

Pederneiras Talks Barao Moving To Featherweight And Aldo’s Return

  “For now, we haven’t talked about whether he stays at this weight, or goes up. We’ll have that talk next week.” “I feel Barao fought at a level way below his potential. He wasn’t able to perform in the way we saw during training. One positive would be that, even though Barao was very...

Jul 28, 2015 8:06 am

Reebok Money: Dillashaw And Barao Combine For $70k, Tate And Eye $7.5K

According to the UFC’s Reebok payment structure, here’s how much the fighters of UFC on FOX 16 made from the exclusive sponsor. The champion TJ Dillashaw of course banked the most with $40K and the challenger, Renan Barao, came in second with $30K. Below them, the next top earner was Danny Castillo, who’s tenure with...

Jul 26, 2015 3:00 pm

Dana White: Renan Barao ‘should probably move up’ in weight

Renan Barao suffered his second loss in three fights at the hands of TJ Dillashaw last night at “UFC on FOX 16”. While Barao will ultimately makes the decision, Dana White still thinks it would be a wise move for him to move up a weight class. “Yeah, it’s obviously his decision but I think...

Jul 26, 2015 7:00 am

UFC Fighters React To TJ Dillashaw’s TKO Finish Of Renan Barao

The UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw picked up right where he left off, picking Renan Barao apart on the feet and eventually finishing him in the fourth round with a barrage of punches. The MMA world reacted and let their opinions be known on social media! Check it out! Looks like Barao is fighting like...

Jul 26, 2015 6:01 am

WATCH! Dillashaw Talks About His TKO Win over Barao Backstage

TJ Dillashaw brought the gold back with him to Team Alpha Male after successfully defending it on Saturday night. Renan Barao tried to dethrone the champion, but was eventually knocked out in the fourth round after a beautiful combination of punches from Dillashaw. Megan Olivi caught up with the champ backstage after his fight with...