Round 1 - Referee Kim Winslow in the cage for this key bantamweight affair. Early Barao kick blocked. Leg kicks traded. Quick punches from Barao and a spining kick that comes up short. Traded leg kicks again, and Barao lands a crisp jab and a kick. Jorgensen stumbles back, and Barao tries to rush in. Jorgensen clinches up, and Barao defends and pulls away. Jorgensen's corner begging him to close the distance. Barao lands more crisp strikes on the outside and then defends a Jorgensen takedown. Halfway in. Barao working strong low kicks and crisp punching. Jorgensen answering but with less volume. Right hand does score well for Jorgensen. Jorgensen moves in again for a takedown, but Barao easily defends and backs his opponent to the cage. Barao lands a right hand as they break with less than a minute. Spinning heel kick for Barao lands. Jorgensen answers with a right hand. Round ends with traded punches, and MMAjunkie.com gives it to Barao, 10-9.
Round 2 - Barao opens again with kicks and defends a Jorgensen takedown. Jorgensen walking forward but eats a lead uppercut. Low kicks traded. Jorgensen does not look intimidated in the pocket, but Barao is fast and accurate. Another spinning kick comes in. Jorgensen shoots again and settles for guard when Barao defends. Jorgensen rolls to his left to seek a kimura. Not there, and he lets go. Halfway in. Jorgensen rolls and works to his feet, puling away when Barao tries to stay on his back. Jorgensen kicks the body. Final minute. Barao exhales. Might be slowing a bit, but he throws a spinning back kick to the body. Jorgensen with a leaping kick that's blocked. Jorgensen still pressing forward. He's taken several kicks to the lead leg, but he's trying. Round ends, and MMAjunkie.com gives it to Barao, 10-9.
Round 3 - Jorgensen aggressive early and fires a right hand. Barao still with spring in his step. Jorgensen pressing with his jab, but Barao comfortable retreating and countering, which he does well. Jorgensen's corner wants their man to press, but he's having trouble avoiding counters and keeping pressure on. Jorgensen fires a flying knee. He's trying to make something happen, but Barao with the higher output. Halfway mark. Jorgensen shoots in but gets nothing. Jorgensen is pressing, but he's not really stringing anything together. Barao fires a few heavy overhands that misses. Barao's nose is bloodied, and Jorgensen remains competitive, but he's not quite doing enough. Barao returns to the powerful leg kicks. Barao letting off the gas just a bit, but he's still countering well and will take the third on the MMAjunkie.com card, 10-9, earning a clean sweep, 30-27. Renan Barao def. Scott Jorgensen via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).