UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald

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UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald
A poster or logo for UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald.
Information
Date February 16, 2013
Venue Wembley Arena
City London, United Kingdom
Attendance 10,349[1]
Total gate $1,300,000[1]
Event chronology
UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche

UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald (also known as UFC on Fuel TV 7) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on February 16, 2013 at Wembley Arena in London, United Kingdom.

Background[edit]

Dennis Siver was expected to face Cub Swanson at the event; however, Siver was forced out of the bout, and was replaced by Dustin Poirier.[2]

Justin Edwards was expected to face Gunnar Nelson at the event; however, Edwards was forced to pull out of the bout citing an injury, and was replaced by returning veteran Jorge Santiago.[3]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bantamweight Renan Barão (ic) def. Michael McDonald Submission (arm-triangle choke) 4 3:57 [a]
Featherweight Cub Swanson def. Dustin Poirier Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Jimi Manuwa def. Cyrille Diabaté TKO (calf injury) 1 5:00
Welterweight Gunnar Nelson def. Jorge Santiago Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight James Te Huna def. Ryan Jimmo Decision (unanimous) (29-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Matthew Riddle vs. Che Mills No Contest 3 5:00 [b]
Preliminary Card (Facebook and YouTube)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Renee Forte def. Terry Etim Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Danny Castillo def. Paul Sass Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Andy Ogle def. Josh Grispi Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Tom Watson def. Stanislav Nedkov TKO (knees & punches) 2 4:42
Bantamweight Vaughan Lee def. Motonobu Tezuka Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Flyweight Phil Harris def. Ulysses Gomez Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00
  1. ^ For the Interim UFC Bantamweight Championship.
  2. ^ Overturned due to positive drug test; Riddle originally won by split decision.

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Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[5]

  • Fight of the Night: Tom Watson vs. Stanislav Nedkov
  • Knockout of the Night: Tom Watson
  • Submission of the Night: Renan Barão

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (2012-02-16). "UFC on FUEL TV 7 draws a reported 10,349 attendance for $1.3 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  2. ^ Staff (2013-01-17). "Dustin Poirier replaces Dennis Siver, meets Cub Swanson at UFC on FUEL TV 7". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-01-17. 
  3. ^ Staff (2013-01-23). "Justin Edwards out, Jorge Santiago in against Gunnar Nelson at UFC on FUEL TV 7". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-01-23. 
  4. ^ "UFC® on FUEL TV: Barao vs. McDonald". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  5. ^ Staff. "UFC ON FUEL TV 7 BONUSES: BARAO, NEDKOV EARN $50K, WATSON DOUBLES UP WITH $100K each". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved February 16, 2013.