The lineup for the Octagon’s return to England has been finalized. “UFC on FUEL TV: Barao vs. McDonald” takes place February 16th and features a bantamweight title tilt between interim champ Renan Barao (Pictured) and Michael McDonald.
The Brazilian will defend his hardware for the first time since capturing the manufactured crown against Urijah Faber in July.
Wembley Arena in London, England hosts the festivities.
The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off bright and early stateside by streaming the night’s first six prelims starting at approximately 12PM ET/9AM PT. FUEL TV will then broadcast the six featured fights immediately after beginning at 3PM ET/12PM PT.
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(Facebook 12PM ET/9AM PT)
Phil Harris vs. Ulysses Gomez
Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka
Tom Watson vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi
Paul Sass vs. Danny Castillo
Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte
(FUEL TV 3PM ET/12PM PT)
Che Mills vs. Matt Riddle
Gunnar Nelson vs. Justin Edwards
James Te Huna vs. Ryan Jimmo
Jimi Manuwa vs. Cyrille Diabate
Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver
Michael McDonald vs. Renan Barao (UFC interim bantamweight champion)
(Picture provided by Steven Houchin of Shotgun Images)