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Potential No. 1 Contender Match With Barao vs. Menjivar Headlines Trio of UFC Announcements

An injury to Mike Easton has reshaped the fight cards of UFC 148 and UFC on FUEL 3. Most significantly, surging bantamweight contender Renan Barao (28-1) is now slated to fight Ivan Menjivar (24-8) in a potential number-one contender’s bout at UFC 148, according to reports from Sportsnet’s Joe Ferraro. Barao later confirmed the switch via Twitter. UFC 148 will be held July 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV, and is expected to feature a bantamweight championship clash between TUF…

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