Cole Escovedo vs. Renan Barao at UFC 130 on May 28

Friday, April 22, 2011

A bantamweight bout between UFC newcomers Renan Barao and Cole Escovedo has been added to May’s UFC 130 event.

A source close to the negotiations today told MMAjunkie.com that verbal agreements are in place for the fight.

UFC 130 takes place May 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The night’s main card airs on pay-per-view.

Barao vs. Escovedo likely will be part of the preliminary card.

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