Barao eager for showdown with Cruz

 

Renan Barao won the interim bantamweight title in 2012 when Dominick Cruz needed time off to deal with an injury, and now with Cruz set to return is anxious to face Cruz and determine the undisputed champion:

"I'm truly happy this fight is finally going to happen," he said.

"With all the media around it, it just really makes me happy to see that people recognize us."

Not that the Brazilian feels he still has to prove that he's the rightful bantamweight king, or anything.

"I personally feel like that I’ve been a champion, not just now, but for some time," Barao said.

"This is just a chance to unify the belts and show everybody what I can do, and keep these belts for a while."

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BrCutter site profile image  

11/23/13 9:47 AM by BrCutter

Did no groin-pulled George make it?

Chomas site profile image  

11/23/13 8:52 AM by Chomas

You don't really think that.

RJJH site profile image  

11/23/13 8:48 AM by RJJH

Barao is going to walk through Cruz. on Cruz's best day he doesnt beat Renan. how can he beat him after 3 years off?? thats right, he wont. Barao TKO rnd 2.

MexiCain AmeriCain site profile image  

11/23/13 8:24 AM by MexiCain AmeriCain

Can't wait to see this fight...

warez site profile image  

11/23/13 7:56 AM by warez

Cruz will beat him

UGCTT_GSP_Won_WOOHOO site profile image  

11/23/13 2:49 AM by UGCTT_GSP_Won_WOOHOO

This

Thacommish site profile image  

11/23/13 2:42 AM by Thacommish

he had a choice, even dana white has told him, and suggested he should.

TFK_SickEye site profile image  

11/23/13 1:01 AM by TFK_SickEye

Exactly. He's throwing himself in the fire with this one.  

captain falcon site profile image  

11/23/13 12:37 AM by captain falcon

Don't forget no blurry eyes GSP

Wasa-B site profile image  

11/23/13 12:17 AM by Wasa-B

Adding that name to the Full Wraps Hendricks thread.