UFC 149 results recap: Urijah Faber vs Renan Barao event wrap up from Calgary

Jul 21, 2012; Calgary, AB, CANADA; Renan Barao celebrates defeating Urijah Faber (not pictured) in the interim bantamweight title bout of UFC 149 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-US PRESSWIRE

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to pay-per-view this past Saturday night (July 21, 2012) with UFC 149: "Faber vs. Barao," featuring Renan Barao capturing gold for the first time in his career taking a unanimous decision victory over Urijah Faber.

And now Dominick Cruz awaits.

Hector Lombard disappointed greatly in his Octagon debut, falling by way of split decision to Tim Boetsch. He can recover from this defeat, sure, but that title shot against Anderson Silva has gone up in smoke.

Other "action" on the card saw Cheick Kongo defeat Shawn Jordan, James Head squeak past Brian Ebersole, and Matt Riddle submit Chris Clements.

In cased you missed any or all of it -- or just want to keep the discussion alive -- below are links to all the major storylines borne from Saturday night's event in Calgary.

In we go.

UFC 149: "Faber vs. Barao"

Results and live fight coverage

Post-fight press conference video

Bonuses and awards

Event photos gallery

Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao fight video highlights

Hector Lombard vs. Tim Boetsch fight video highlights

"Prelims" results and recap

Fight recap: Matt Riddle submits Chris Clements

Fight recap: James Head ends Brian Ebersole's unbeaten UFC run

Fight recap: Cheick Kongo grapples past Shawn Jordan

Fight recap: Tim Boetsch halts Hector Lombard

Fight recap: Renan Barao outclasses Urijah Faber

Fight review and analysis: Matt Riddle vs. Chris Clements

Fight review and analysis: James Head vs. Brian Ebersole

Fight review and analysis: Tim Boetsch vs. Hector Lombard

Fight review and analysis: Renan Barao vs. Urijah Faber

UFC 149 post-fight fallout

Biggest winner and lowliest loser

Mania Matchmaker

What's next for Renan Barao?

Dana White admits the UFC 149 pay-per-view sucked and was an embarrassment

Will Urijah Faber be remembered as an elite fighter?

Check out a picture of Urijah Faber's broken rib x-ray

Are too many fight cards to blame for bad events like UFC 149?

Hector Lombard, Ryan Jimmo and managing expectations

Dana White's crazy middleweight plan goes out the window after Hector Lombard loss

Watch Ryan Jimmo destroy Anthony Perosh in just seven seconds

Ryan Jimmo sent a big F you to all the haters with seven second knockout

That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC 149?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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