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Scott Jorgensen-Renan Barao Added To UFC 143 Card

The UFC has added a bantamweight showdown between Scott Jorgensen and Renan Barao to UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit, which will go down February 4. The main event features Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit battling for the UFC interim welterweight championships.

Jorgensen (13-4) has won two straight since dropping his WEC finale to current bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz. He owns victories inside the Octagon over Ken Stone and Jeff Curran, and has won seven of his last eight fights.

Barao (27-1) submitted Brad Pickett back at UFC 138, improving his UFC mark to 2-0 and his overall win streak to 27 straight with one no-contest during that time. It is possible the winner of Jorgensen-Barao moves to the top of the list to face either Cruz or Urijah Faber, who will meet for a third time after coaching on The Ultimate Fighter in 2012.