Bantamweight: 126-135 lbs.


Dominick Cruz and Scott Jorgensen compete for the final WEC bantamweight championship and the inaugural UFC bantamweight championship following the UFC-WEC merger.

Dominick Cruz
def.
Scott Jorgensen
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
12.16.10

def.
Urijah Faber
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber 2
07.02.11
def.
Demetrious Johnson
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
10.01.11

Dominick Cruz is unable to defend the UFC bantamweight championship after sustaining an injury.

Urijah Faber and Renan Barao compete for the interim UFC bantamweight championship.

Renan Barao
def.
Urijah Faber
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao
07.21.12

def.
Michael McDonald
Submission (arm triangle) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC Fuel 7: Barao vs. McDonald
02.16.13
def.
Eddie Wineland
TKO (spin. back kick & punches) @ 0:35 of R2
UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson
09.21.13

Dominick Cruz vacates the UFC bantamweight championship after ongoing injuries prevent him from defending the title.

Renan Barao is promoted to undisputed UFC bantamweight champion.

Renan Barao
pro.
N/A
Promoted To Undisputed BW Champion
ESPN SportsCenter Broadcast
01.06.14

def.
Urijah Faber
TKO (punches) @ 3:42 of R1
UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber 2
02.01.14

T.J. Dillashaw
def.
Renan Barao
TKO (head kick & punches) @ 2:26 of R5
UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw
05.24.14

def.
Joe Soto
Knockout (head kick & punch) @ 2:20 of R5
UFC 177: Barao vs. Soto
08.30.14
def.
Renan Barao
TKO (punches) @ 0:35 of R4
UFC FOX 16: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2
07.27.15

Dominick Cruz
def.
T.J. Dillashaw
Decision (split) @ 5:00 of R5
UFN 81: Dillashaw vs. Cruz
01.17.16

def.
Urijah Faber
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2
06.04.16

Cody Garbrandt
def.
Dominick Cruz
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R5
UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey
12.30.16