The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Bw champion Renan Barao Pegado entered this fight with a professional record of 33-4-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.33 featherweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Mitch Gagnon (=Barao vs Gagnon). After this fight he was defeated by TJ Dillashaw (=Dillashaw vs Barao II) and Jeremy Stephens (=Barao vs Stephens).
His opponent, Phillipe Nover (black belt in Bjj as well), has a mma record of 11-6-1 (55% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.63 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Dan Cion and Yui Chul Nam (=Nam vs Nover) but then he lost to Zubaira Tukhugov. Barao vs Nover is on the undercard of Cris Cyborg Justino vs Lina Lansberg – UFC Fight Night 95. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs Lansberg
Where: Nilson Nelson Gymnasium, Brasilia, Brazil
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC Fight Night 95 fight card (main fights):
Cristiane Cyborg Justino vs Lina Lansberg
Renan Barao vs Phillipe Nover
Roy Nelson vs Antonio Bigfoot Silva
Francisco Trinaldo vs Paul Felder
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Dustin Ortiz
Barao’s previous fight: Renan Barao vs Jeremy Stephens
Barao’s next fight: Aljamain Sterling vs Renan Barao Pegado
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