UFC 165 took place September 21, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada. UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao (31-1, 1 NC) locked horns with former WEC titleholder Eddie Wineland (20-9-1) in the night's co-main event. Catch the video highlights above.
For more on Barao's thunderous victory, check out the play-by-play by Luke Thomas.
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.
UFC 165 results: Renan Barao def. Eddie Wineland via TKO (spinning back kick) at :35 of round 2