Eddie Wineland will get his title shot after all.
The Star Phoenix has reported that UFC Interim Bantamweight Renan Barao(30-1, 1 NC MMA, 5-0 UFC) will square off against former WEC bantamweight champion Eddie Wineland (20-8-1 MMA,2-2 UFC) at UFC 165 in September.
BetweenTheRopes.com has been able to confirm from a source in Wineland’s camp that the fight will be taking place.
The fight was originally supposed to main event UFC 161 last month, but Barao had to bow out of the fight due to a foot injury.
The fight will serve as the co-main event of the evening as the main event will UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be defending his light heavyweight championship against Alexander Gustafsson.
UFC 165 will be taking place on Saturday, September 21 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
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