Jeremy Stephens entered this fight with a record of 25-13-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jose Aldo). He fought twice last year beating Renan Barao (=Barao Pegado vs Stephens) and losing to Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Stephens).
His opponent, the undefeated Renato Moicano Carneiro, has an official record of 10-0-1 (50% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.48 in the same weight class. He fought just once last year winning over Zubaira Tukhugov. Jeremy Stephens vs Renato Carneiro is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis – UFC on Fox 24. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 24: Johnson vs Reis
Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC on Fox 24 fight card (main fights):
Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis
Rose Namajunas vs Michelle Waterson
Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Robert Whittaker
Jeremy Stephens vs Renato Carneiro
Roy Nelson vs Alexander Volkov
Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka
Stephens’ previous fight: Frankie Edgar vs Jeremy Stephens
Stephens vs Carneiro Fight Video:
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