UFC 130 Fight Card: Kid Yamamoto vs. Chris Cariaso and Demetrious Johnson vs. Renan Barao Added

Ufc130_mediumLost in the fold of all the talk about Zuffa's purchase of Strikeforce, are a few bantamweight additions to the UFC 130 fight card. The UFC has announced that Norifumi Yamamoto and Demetrious Johnson who fought each other on UFC 126, will return this May against separate opponents. Japanese star, 'Kid' will try to get his first UFC victory against Chris Cariaso, and Johnson will take on rising star Renan Barao.

UFC president Dana White comments on it:

"One of the fastest men in the sport, Demetrious Johnson, and Renan Barao, with an incredible 27 fight unbeaten streak, have both verbally agreed to fight at UFC 130 on May 28th in Las Vegas,"

Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto (18-4):
Loss Demetrious Johnson UFC 126: Silva vs Belfort Decision (Unanimous)
Win Federico Lopez Dream.14 KO (Punches)

Chris Cariaso (11-2):
Win Will Campuzano UFC: Fight For The Troops 2 Decision (Unanimous)
Loss Renan Barão WEC 53 Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Demetrious Johnson (9-1):
Win Norifumi Yamamoto Decision (Unanimous) UFC 126
Win Damacio Page Submission (Guillotine Choke) WEC 52

Renan Barao (25-1):
Win Chris Cariaso Submission (Rear Naked Choke) WEC 53
Win Anthony Leone Submission (Armbar) WEC 49

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May 28th, live on Pay-per-view from Las Vegas, Nevada:
Main card:
Frankie Edgar (13-1-1) -140 vs. Gray Maynard (10-0-1) +120 [LW title]

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (31-8) -275 vs. Matt Hamill (10-2) +220

Frank Mir (14-5) -105 vs. Roy Nelson (15-5) -125

Stefan Struve (21-4) vs. Travis Browne (10-0-1)
 
Brian Stann (10-3) -110 vs. Jorge Santiago (23-8) -120

Preliminary card:
Thiago Alves (18-7) -220 vs. Rick Story (12-3) +180

Miguel Torres (39-3) vs. Brad Pickett (20-5)
 
Demetrious Johnson (9-1) vs. Renan Barao (25-1)
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Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto (18-4) vs. Chris Cariaso (11-2)
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