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Renan Barao Back To Bantamweight, Gets Aljamain Sterling

ufc 214

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will return to the division at UFC 214, taking on Aljamain Sterling.

Set for July 29 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, the event features Jon Jones challenging Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title.

After losing a rematch with T.J. Dillashaw for the belt, Barao moved to featherweight and went 1-1. He’ll return to 135 pounds to face Sterling, who ended his own two-fight losing skid with a win earlier this year over Augusto Mendes.

Below is the current fight card:

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Jon Jones

Featherweight: Doo Ho Choi vs. Andre Fili

Flyweight: Jarred Brooks vs. Eric Shelton

Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Renan Barao

Featherweight: Ricardo Lamas vs. Chan Sung Jung