UFC 165 Live Blog: Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland

Renan Barao will try to add to his lengthy win streak against Eddie Wineland at UFC 165. - Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC 165 live blog for Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland, a bantamweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Barao, who has won all five of his UFC fights, will face Wineland, who has won three of his past five fights, as he tries to defend his UFC interim bantamweigh title on the main card.

Check out the UFC 165 live blog below.


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Round 1: Yves Lavigne is the referee. Barao tries to time a left overhand, but it only grazes Wineland. And another, same thing happens. Barao clinches and Wineland forces him back to the fence. The referee separates them and they're back to circling. Barao tries to a head kick, but it fades and falls to the mat when Wineland pushes him off. Barao whiffs on a spinning back kick. Wineland scores an outside leg kick. Inside leg kick for Barao and partially lands a right hand. Crushing combo from Barao, but Wineland stands tall. Close round.

MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Barao

Round 2: After a little bit of feeling out, Barao DRILLS Wineland with a picture perfect turning side kick that actually land on the head on Wineland. The challenger crumples to the mat and Barao finishes him off before Lavigne is forced to stop the fight.

Renan Barao def. Eddie Wineland via TKO (spinning back kick) at :35 of round 2

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