Faber battles Barao for bantamweight title

By: Staff Report
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Local mixed martial arts fighter Urijah Faber will battle Brazil?s Renan Barao for the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title in Calgary, Alberta, Canada July 21. Faber, also known as The California Kid, is a graduate of Lincoln High School. He now fights out of Sacramento. Faber, 33, takes a 26-5 record into the contest facing the 25-year-old Barao. The Brazilian has one loss against 28 wins and one no-decision. The fight is on Pay-Per-View Television scheduled for showing at 7 p.m. Saturday. Ultimate Fighting Championship Interim Bantamweight Championship Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao Pay-Per-View TV, 7 p.m. July 21