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Renan Barao celebrates his winning the UFC interim (Credit: AP)

Renan Barao celebrates his winning the UFC interim bantamweight championship over Urijah Faber at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (July 21, 2012)

UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao

Photos from fight week in Calgary leading up to UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao.

Urijah Faber, left, fand Renan Barao battle during
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Urijah Faber, left, fand Renan Barao battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Barao won the interim bantamweight title by unanimous decision. (July 21, 2012)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Urijah Faber, left, from
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Urijah Faber, left, from Calif., and Renan Barao, from Brazil, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Urijah Faber, left, from
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Urijah Faber, left, from Calif., and Renan Barao, from Brazil, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Urijah Faber, right, from
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Urijah Faber, right, from Calif., and Renan Barao, from Brazil, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Urijah Faber, right, from
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Urijah Faber, right, from Calif., and Renan Barao, from Brazil, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Renan Barao, from Brazil,
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Renan Barao, from Brazil, celebrates his winning the Interim Bantamweight Championship over Urijah Faber of California during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Renan Barao, from Brazil,
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Renan Barao, from Brazil, celebrates his winning the Interim Bantamweight Championship over Urijah Faber of California during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Renan Barao, center, from
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Renan Barao, center, from Brazil, celebrates his winning the Interim Bantamweight Championship over Urijah Faber of California during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

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Renan Barao celebrates his winning the UFC interim
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Renan Barao celebrates his winning the UFC interim bantamweight championship over Urijah Faber at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (July 21, 2012)

Chris Clements, right, from Canada, and Matthew Riddle,
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Chris Clements, right, from Canada, and Matthew Riddle, of the United States, compete in a UFC 149 welterweight bout Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Chris Clements, left, from
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Chris Clements, left, from Chatham, Ont., and Matthew Riddle, from Nevada, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta., Sat., July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Brian Ebersole, left, from Australia, tries to avoid
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Brian Ebersole, left, from Australia, tries to avoid James Head, from the United States, during a UFC 149 welterweight bout Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Hector Lombard, right, from
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Hector Lombard, right, from Australia, and Tim Boetsch, from the United States, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta., Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Cheick Kongo, right, from
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Cheick Kongo, right, from Paris, France, and Shawn Jordan, from the El Paso, Texas, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Cheick Kongo, right, from
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Cheick Kongo, right, from Paris, France, and Shawn Jordan, from the El Paso, Texas, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alta., Sat., July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh, The Canadian Press)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Nick Ring, right, from
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Nick Ring, right, from Calgary, Alta., gets medical attention after fighting Court McGee, from Utah, during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta., Sat., July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Antonio Carvalho, from Oshawa, Ont., celebrates winning his
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Antonio Carvalho, from Oshawa, Ont., celebrates winning his fight against Daniel Pineda, of the United States, during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

Daniel Pineda, of the United States, hangs onto
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Daniel Pineda, of the United States, hangs onto the fence after losing on a technical knockout during UFC 149 fight against Antonio Carvalho, from Oshawa, in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

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Mitch Clarke, left, from Canada, and Anton Kuivanen,
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Mitch Clarke, left, from Canada, and Anton Kuivanen, from Finland, compete in a UFC 149 lightweight bout in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

Mitch Gagnon, right, from Sudbury, Ont., and Bryan
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Mitch Gagnon, right, from Sudbury, Ont., and Bryan Caraway, from the United States, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

Ryan Jimmo, left, from Canada, pounds on Anthony
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Ryan Jimmo, left, from Canada, pounds on Anthony Perosh, from Australia, during a UFC 149 light heavyweight bout in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

Ryan Jimmo, from Canada, celebrates knocking out Anthony
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Ryan Jimmo, from Canada, celebrates knocking out Anthony Perosh, from Australia, in the first round during a UFC 149 light heavyweight bout in Calgary, Alberta on July 21, 2012.

Roland Delorme, left, and Francisco Rivera do battle
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Roland Delorme, left, and Francisco Rivera do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

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Ryan Jimmo, left, from Edmonton, Alta., celebrates knocking
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Ryan Jimmo, left, from Edmonton, Alta., celebrates knocking out Anthony Perosh, from Australia, in the first round during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

Nick Ring, right, from Canada, looks at a
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Nick Ring, right, from Canada, looks at a bloodied Court McGee, from Utah, during a UFC 149 middleweight bout in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

Nick Ring, left, from Calgary, Alta., and Court
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Nick Ring, left, from Calgary, Alta., and Court McGee, from Utah, do battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

Nick Ring, left, from Calgary, Alta., and Court
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Nick Ring, left, from Calgary, Alta., and Court McGee, from Utah, battle during UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. (July 21, 2012)

Mitch Clarke, left, from Canada, and Anton Kuivanen,
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Mitch Clarke, left, from Canada, and Anton Kuivanen, from Finland, compete during a UFC 149 lightweight bout in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

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UFC bantamweight Renan Barao at the UFC 149
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UFC bantamweight Renan Barao at the UFC 149 weighs-in in Calgary, Alberta. (July 20, 2012)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Urijah Faber weighs in
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Urijah Faber weighs in in Calgary, Alberta, before UFC 149. (July 20, 2012)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Nick Ring attends a
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Nick Ring attends a weigh-in in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, July 20, 2012. UFC 149 is scheduled to take place in Calgary, Saturday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Renan Barao, from Brazil, weighs-in for UFC 149
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Renan Barao, from Brazil, weighs-in for UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. (July 20, 2012)

UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo attends a weigh-in in
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UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo attends a weigh-in in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, July 20, 2012.

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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Renan Barao, right, from
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Renan Barao, right, from Brazil, and Urijah Faber, from California, square off after weigh-ins in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, July 20, 2012. UFC 149 is scheduled to take place in Calgary, Saturday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

UFC middleweight Hector Lombard, from Australia, weighs-in in
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UFC middleweight Hector Lombard, from Australia, weighs-in in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, ahead of UFC 149. (July 20, 2012)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Chris Clements attends a
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Chris Clements attends a weigh-in in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, July 20, 2012. UFC 149 is scheduled to take place in Calgary, Saturday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Nick Ring, right, and
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Nick Ring, right, and Court McGee, left, from Utah, square off after weigh-ins as UFC president Dana White, center, looks on in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, July 20, 2012. UFC 149 is scheduled to take place in Calgary, Saturday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Mitch Clarke reacts after
(Credit: AP Photo Jeff McIntosh)

Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Mitch Clarke reacts after his weigh-in in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, July 20, 2012. UFC 149 is scheduled to take place in Calgary, Saturday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

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Renan Barao, right, and Urijah Faber, square off
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Renan Barao, right, and Urijah Faber, square off following a news conference in Calgary, Alberta. The two are scheduled to fight in UFC 149 in Calgary on Saturday. (July 19, 2012)

Renan Barao, right, and Urijah Faber, square off
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Renan Barao, right, and Urijah Faber, square off following a news conference in Calgary, Alberta. The two are scheduled to fight in UFC 149 in Calgary on Saturday. (July 19, 2012)

Renan Barao attends the pre-fight UFC 149 news
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Renan Barao attends the pre-fight UFC 149 news conference in Calgary, Alberta. Barao faces Urijah Faber on Saturday. (July 19, 2012)

Renan Barao, right, and Urijah Faber, shake hands
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Renan Barao, right, and Urijah Faber, shake hands following a news conference in Calgary, Alberta. The two are scheduled to fight in UFC 149 in Calgary on Saturday. (July 19, 2012)

Renan Barao, from Brazil, works out at a
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Renan Barao, from Brazil, works out at a gym in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, leading into his interim title fight at UFC 149. (July 18, 2012)

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Renan Barao, from Brazil, works out at a
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Renan Barao, from Brazil, works out at a gym in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, leading into his interim title fight at UFC 149. (July 18, 2012)

Chris Clements, top, from Canada, works out at
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Chris Clements, top, from Canada, works out at a gym in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, leading into his interim title fight at UFC 149. (July 18, 2012)

Renan Barao, from Brazil, works out at a
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Renan Barao, from Brazil, works out at a gym in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, leading into his interim title fight at UFC 149. (July 18, 2012)

Urijah Faber, from Sacramento, Calif., works out at
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Urijah Faber, from Sacramento, Calif., works out at a gym in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, leading into his interim title fight at UFC 149. (July 18, 2012)

Chris Clements, left, from Canada, works out at
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Chris Clements, left, from Canada, works out at a gym in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, leading into UFC 149. (July 18, 2012)

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Urijah Faber, from Sacramento, Calif., works out at
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Urijah Faber, from Sacramento, Calif., works out at a gym in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, leading into his interim title fight at UFC 149. (July 18, 2012)

Urijah Faber, from Sacramento, Calif., works out at
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Urijah Faber, from Sacramento, Calif., works out at a gym in Calgary, Alberta, Canada leading into UFC 149. (July 18, 2012)

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