On Saturday, Feb. 1, the UFC hosted UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

In the night’s main event, UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao faced off with former WEC champion Urijah Faber for a second time. Barao entered the cage having not tasted defeat in more than eight years, while Faber was riding a four-fight winning streak of his own. The pair met previously at UFC 149 with the Brazilian Barao claiming the promotion’s interim 135-pound title by unanimous decision. With former champion Dominick Cruz stripped off his title due to a lengthy absence from the Octagon, Barao looked to cement himself as the true champion with another win over the streaking Faber.

The night’s co-main event also featured UFC gold on the line as featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo defended his belt against Ricardo Lamas. Aldo, who also stepped into the cage riding an eight-year unbeaten streak, looked to remain the only fighter to wear the belt at 145 pounds in the UFC as he faced off with the Chicago native Lamas. The 31-year-old Lamas entered the title tilt having won seven of his last eight fights, including four straight in the Octagon.

Also on the main card, former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem battled former UFC champion Frank Mir, Brazilian flyweight John Lineker faced Russian Ali Bagautinov, and former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner met hard-hitting Abel Trujillo.

The 12-fight event kicked off at 6:30 p.m ET with three fights streaming on the promotion’s digital network, Fight Pass. Four additional bouts followed on Fox Sports 1 at 8 p.m. with the five-fight, pay-per-view main card starting at 10 p.m.

For a full recap and results of the event, click here.

Above are video highlights of the co-main event between Aldo and Lamas (courtesy of Fox Sports).

Pay-Per-View Main Card
Renan Barao vs. Urijah Faber – for bantamweight title
Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas – for featherweight title
Frank Mir vs. Alistair Overeem
Ali Bagautinov vs. John Lineker
Abel Trujillo vs. Jamie Varner
Fox Sports 1 Preliminary Card
John Makdessi vs. Alan Patrick
Chris Cariaso vs. Danny Martinez
Nick Catone vs. Tom Watson
Al Iaquinta vs. Kevin Lee
Fight Pass Preliminary Card
Andy Enz vs. Clint Hester
Rashid Magomedov vs. Tony Martin
Neil Magny vs. Gasan Umalatov

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