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Renan Barao vs Urijah Faber Fight Video Highlights

Renan Barao vs Urijah Faber fight video highlights from UFC 149, Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

UFC 149: Renan Barao beats Urijah Faber with unanimous decision

Brazilian phenom Renan Barao extended his unbeaten streak tonight with a decisive unanimous decision victory over opponent Urijah Faber. Faber as always came out with a lot of motion and speed, but he was just unable to find an opening in the defense of Barao. Barao used a lot of kicks as expected, utilizing great Muay Thai leg kicks similar to Jose Aldo. The kicks seemed to cause Faber's leg to swell up as the fight wore on. Barao also attempted many headkicks and even high spinning back-kicks, showing a

Passing of the Guard: Why Renan Barao will defeat Urijah Faber at UFC 149

As we all know, this Saturday will mark the inauguration of the very first UFC Interim Bantamweight championship as popular former WEC champ Urijah Faber will face surging Brazilian fighter Renan Barao in the main event of UFC 149. The fight from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is one full of suspense as it presents an interesting dynamic not usually seen in MMA. Faber is the one that most casual fans and even most pros I've seen interviewed would pick to win wholeheartedly, without much thought. He has tons of

Thumbs Down: 5 fights that didn’t happen in 2012

It is midway through 2012, and it seems to be a bad year for injuries in the UFC. Five important fights have been cancelled or postponed this year due to injury, surgery, illness or suspension. These things are all part of the fight game and have been since day one. The nature of the sport is brutal, but injuries are not isolated to fights. Most fighters suffer their injuries in training.  As well-rounded as a UFC fighter is expected to be, it is quite easy to "overtrain", that is, put the body

Big Nog is out of UFC 149, Shawn Jordan to step up as a...

UFC 149 has undergone yet another change to the card's lineup. First Jose Aldo was out, then it was Thiago Silva, followed by Michael Bisping, Mauricio Rua and now it looks like it is Big Nog's turn to bow out.The latest casualty affecting UFC 149 is none other than Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. "Big Nog" has not fully healed from his broken arm at the hands of Frank Mir from UFC 140 on December 10, 2011. He has been forced to drop out of his planned match-up against Cheick Kongo. According to Sherdog,

UFC Fan Expo in July to host more than 50 stars under one roof

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that more than 50 UFC and Strikeforce stars are scheduled to appear at the UFC Fan Expo on Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Fans will have the chance to meet their favorite stars during autograph sessions, Q&A sessions, meet and greets, training and development seminars and other special events. The UFC Fan Expo is coinciding with UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II. Fighters scheduled for the UFC Fan

Urijah Faber talks Interim title fight move to UFC 149

In this video courtesy of Bloodyelbow.com, Urijah Faber expresses his feelings concerning his UFC 149 Interim Bantamweight title bout with Renan Barao. Originally scheduled to be on arguably the year's biggest card, UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Faber is visibly disappointed in the geographical switch. After all, The California Kid did have many friends and family hoping to make the trip to Vegas to see him fight. He does show respect for the Canadian fans in light of the situation. He goes on to talk of the mixup

Jose Aldo forced out of UFC 149 headliner with undisclosed injury

With injuries affecting UFC cards at an all-time high, huge news comes today as Featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 149 headlining bout versus Erik Koch. The exact specifics of Aldo's injury remain a mystery, but with the announcement, the Interim Bantamweight title bout of Urijah Faber versus Renan Barao has now been moved to UFC 149 as the main event. Taking place in Cargary, Alberta, Canada, the Bantamweight Interim championship will now occur two weeks later. The

UFC on FX 3: Johnson vs. McCall LowKick.com Staff Predictions

Six LowKick.com staff members predict the outcome of tonight's main event between Ian McCall and Demetrious Johnson.

Going Live: The Ultimate Fighter 15 Season Review

Another season of the flagship program for mixed martial arts, The Ultimate Fighter, will be in the books after tomorrow night. Number 15 was a lot like past years of TUF. The prospects on the show were not as celebrated entering the house. It looked as if a few guys on the show could conceivably be competing at a lower weight class. Some of the competitors have some potential to be contenders one day. There were some good fights, and there were some boring/ugly fights too. However, season 15 also held many