Brian Kelleher entered this fight with a record of 18-8-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 bantamweight in the world. He fought three times in 2017 beating Iuri Alcantara (Iuri Alcantara vs Brian Kelleher) and Damian Stasiak but between these two fights he lost to Marlon Vera.
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former Ufc Bw champion Renan Barao Pegado, has an official record of 34-5-0 (68% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.32 featherweight but he lost four out of his last six fights, the last one with Aljamain Sterling (Aljamain Sterling vs Renan Barao). Kelleher vs Barao is on the undercard of Josh Emmett vs Jeremy Stephens – UFC on Fox 28. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 28: Emmett vs Stephens
Where: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Barao’s previous fight: Aljamain Sterling vs Renan Barao
Kelleher’s next fight: John Lineker vs Brian Kelleher
Barao’s next fight: Renan Barao Pegado vs Andre Ewell
Kelleher vs Barao Fight Video:
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