Aljamain Sterling entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-2-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 bantamweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Bryan Caraway and Raphael Assuncao (=Sterling vs Assuncao); after this bout he came back to win with Augusto Mendes.
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former Ufc Bw champion Renan Barao Pegado, has an official record of 34-4-0 (68% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 featherweight but he lost three out of his last five bouts, the last one with Jeremy Stephens (=Barao vs Stephens); after this fight he has beat Phillipe Nover (=Barao vs Nover). Aljamain Sterling vs Renan Barao is on the undercard of Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones 2 – UFC 214. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 214: Cormier vs Jones 2
Where: Honda Center, Anaheim, California, USA
Division: catchweight (140 lbs, 63.5 kg)
UFC 214 fight card (main fights):
Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones 2
Tyron Woodley vs Demian Maia
Cris Cyborg Justino vs Tonya Evinger
Robbie Lawler vs Donald Cerrone
Jimi Manuwa vs Volkan Oezdemir
Ricardo Lamas vs Jason Knight
Aljamain Sterling vs Renan Barao
Renato Moicano vs Brian Ortega
Barao’s previous fight: Renan Barao Pegado vs Phillipe Nover
Sterling’s next fight: Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes
Sterling vs Barao Fight Video:
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