Former WEC featherweight king Urijah Faber (Pictured) has already been around the block and back, but UFC 149 marks a monstrous night for several other fighters looking to crack into the mixed martial arts spotlight.
What better way to get to know Renan Barao, Hector Lombard and Tim Boetsch than by watching a nine minute and 39 second video preview featuring the brawlers?
“The California Kid” headlines Saturday’s pay-per-view broadcast against Barao. The Brazilian has rattled off 28 consecutive victories, with his lone blemish coming in his professional debut in April of 2005.
Lombard makes his big league debut riding a 24-fight winning streak. The last time the former Bellator middleweight champ sniffed a loss was in November 2006.
Boetsch has rattled off victories in seven of his last eight scraps. “The Barbarian’s” only defeat during his current run came against Phil Davis.
UFC 149 takes place inside Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Canada.
Please click the media player below to watch the promo:
Here is Saturday’s official roster:
(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Mitch Clarke vs. Anton Kuivanen
Daniel Pineda vs. Antonio Carvalho
(FX: 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Bryan Caraway vs. Mitch Gagnon
Ryan Jimmo vs. Anthony Perosh
Roland Delorme vs. Francisco Rivera
Court McGee vs. Nick Ring
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Chris Clements vs Matt Riddle
Brian Ebersole vs. James Head
Shawn Jordan vs. Cheick Kongo
Hector Lombard vs. Tim Boetsch
Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao (For UFC interim bantamweight title)