The Orlando Sentinal was the first to report that former UFC bantamweight champion, Renan Barao will face off against Brian Kelleher at UFC on Fox 28.
Background on Barao and Kelleher
Barao has been on an extreme harsh fall from grace. At one time, Barao was looking at as one of the best pound for pound fighters on the planet but has since lost four out of his last six fights. Barao lost his title to TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173 in one of the biggest upsets in UFC history. Barao lost to Aljamain Sterling via decision in his last fight.
Kelleher is a former Ring of Combat champion. Since joining the UFC, he has gone 2-1. He submitted Iuri Alcantara in his debut but fell by submission to Marlon Vera in his sophomore match. He defeated Damian Stasiak by 3rd round TKO in his last fight.
UFC on Fox 28 is scheduled for February 24th in Orlando, Florida.