Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao for the Interim Bantamweight Title on July 7th

It was announced during last nights episode of “The Ultimate Fighter Live” on FX that UFC bantamweight number one contender, Urijah Faber will now face Brazilian, Renan Barao for the UFC interim title at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 7th, 2012.

Faber is coming off an impressive second round submission win over former WEC champion, Brian Bowles, bouncing back from the close decision loss to Cruz last summer.

Barao defeated Brad Pickett via submission before out pointing Scott Jorgensen in his last fight. He was due to face Ivan Menjivar at UFC 148 but will now be bumped to the co-main event of the evening. The Brazilian’s original opponent, Ivan Menjivar, will now fight Mike Easton.

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