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Dec 7, 2016 9:23 am

TJ Dillashaw weighs-in on Urijah Faber’s upcoming retirement

In just over a week, MMA veteran Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon for the final time as he squares off against Brad ‘One Punch’ Pickett in front of his hometown crowd in Sacramento, California. For Faber, the fight will mark the end of a historic 13 year professional MMA career that saw ‘The...

Oct 26, 2016 11:43 am

Urijah Faber leaves door open to future fights following retirement

MMA veteran Urijah Faber recently announced that his upcoming bantamweight fight with Brad Pickett at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ would be his final fight before stepping away from the Octagon and retiring from MMA after nearly 15 years competing as a professional in the sport. Faber, a veteran of the sport, is certainly one of...

Oct 24, 2016 12:53 pm

Urijah Faber says Pickett fight will be his last

Urijah Faber says his upcoming fight with Brad “One Punch” Pickett will be his last. Faber broke the news on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, where “The California Kid” announced that his next fight will be his last one, after a long and storied career. “To be honest with you, I’m super excited to...


Oct 18, 2016 7:07 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Brad “One Punch” Pickett targeted for UFC on FOX 22

Longtime UFC stand-out Urijah Faber still has plenty of fight left in him, and will be locking horns with Brad “One Punch” Pickett at UFC on FOX 22 in Sacramento on December 17. Faber will look to avoid his first three-fight losing streak in his entire career. “The California Kid” has dropped his last two...

Sep 17, 2016 1:02 pm

Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig recalls Master Thong betting against Urijah Faber

‘Master Thong’ has been a staple of Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male gym for quite some time. In addition to being one of the best striking coaches on the planet, Master Thong has caught the eye of several MMA fans with his hilarious and over-the-top fight night outfits when he’s cornering fighters. Unfortunately however, several...

Sep 11, 2016 11:10 am

Ouch: Jimmie Rivera Sustains Crack Behind Retina After Urijah Faber Eye-Poke

On the main card of UFC 203, Jimmie Rivera earned a unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber, becoming the first bantamweight to defeat the long-time contender in a three-round, non-title fight. The decision win goes down as the biggest of the 27-year-old prospect’s career, and is likely to have earned him a spot deep inside...

Sep 10, 2016 8:01 pm

UFC 203 Results: Jimmie Rivera defeats Urijah Faber

A bantamweight scrap between Urijah Faber (33-10 MMA) and Jimmie Rivera (20-1 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 203 main card in Cleveland, Ohio. Round one begins and Faber starts things off with a leg kick. He comes in with another but Rivera catches it. Urijah shoots in but Jimmie defends the takedown attempt. Rivera...

Sep 8, 2016 5:42 pm

PHOTO | Urijah Faber posts comical tribute to Nick Diaz on social media

The Diaz brothers and Urijah Faber both hail from Northern California and have been veterans in the sport of mixed martial arts for quite some time. While the California natives train at different gyms, they have been supportive of each other and it shows with Faber’s recent Instagram post of him wearing a Nick Diaz...

Sep 8, 2016 9:12 am

Urijah Faber reacts being underdog at UFC 203

This Saturday, MMA veteran Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon to fight Jimmie Rivera on the main card of UFC 203 in Cleveland. The fight will be Faber’s first since his lopsided unanimous decision loss at the hands of bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz earlier this year at UFC 199. Following the loss, Faber was...

Aug 11, 2016 8:59 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber randomly drug tested at 6am

USADA has been known to appear on fighter’s doorsteps bright and early at 6am for random drug testing. The latest fight to be woken up by the U.S. Anti-Doping agency is none other than former UFC bantamweight title challenger Urijah Faber, who returns to the Octagon to fight Jimmie Rivera at UFC 203 on September...

Jul 25, 2016 10:54 am

Urijah Faber questions if PED use could end up leading to ‘attempted murder’ charges

UFC bantamweight contender Urijah Faber prides himself on being a clean fighter. With all the buzz of UFC stars Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar being flagged for Anti-Doping Policy violations, Faber questioned what it could lead to if something devastating were to happen in a fight. For instance, Michael Page recently crushed Evangelista Santos with...

Jul 19, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber predicts Nate Diaz defeats Conor McGregor once again

In almost exactly one month, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The fight will go down on August 20th, and will headline UFC 202. Ahead of the fight, many are wondering how the featherweight champ will bounce back from the first loss of his UFC career. While...

Jul 19, 2016 8:29 am

Urijah Faber confident he’ll get another title shot

After Urijah Faber recently dropped a one sided decision to Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 199, ‘The California Kid’ was noncommittal about his future in the Octagon. Less than a month after the bout however, it was announced that Faber would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 203 on September 10th...

Jul 12, 2016 3:30 pm

Urijah Faber returns to the Octagon at UFC 203

Following Urijah Faber’s UFC 199 unanimous decision loss to Dominick Cruz in June, the bantamweight veteran was noncommittal about his future in the sport. This week, Fox Sports broke news that Faber would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th to fight Jimmie Rivera. Rivera is 19-1 in his...

Jun 28, 2016 8:58 am

TJ Dillashaw fires back: Urijah Faber “crossed the line”

The feud between Urijah Faber and his former protege TJ Dillashaw has continued, despite the fact that they won’t be fighting any time soon. On the heels of Faber’s trilogy fight with nemesis Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 199, TJ Dillashaw was asked about his thoughts on that scrap, as well as...

Jun 26, 2016 8:51 pm

Urijah Faber: ‘The best things were the memes with my chin and my butt matching’

Reebok has faced a ton of issues since trying to establish their brand as a legitimate athletic clothing company in the sport of mixed martial arts. From their countless design issues to now facing problems with their products not functioning well while being used in competition, Urijah Faber spoke about his recent wardrobe malfunction that...

Jun 24, 2016 8:54 am

Urijah Faber: “I’m not gonna retire”

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had their highly anticipated trilogy fight for the UFC bantamweight championship. Cruz dominated the fight from the first bell, scoring numerous takedowns, and rocking Faber several times throughout the course of the fight. Following the fight, Faber was noncommittal about his fighting future,...

Jun 17, 2016 11:25 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz reflects on win over Urijah Faber

Earlier this month, Dominick Cruz had his highly anticipated trilogy fight with Urijah Faber nearly a decade after the pair’s original meeting under the WEC banner. The fight lasted the full 5 rounds as Cruz showed why he is the best bantamweight on the planet by scoring numerous takedowns, and rocking Faber several times throughout...

Jun 15, 2016 10:26 am

Urijah Faber reflects on fight with Dominick Cruz after watching it

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber stepped into the Octagon to put an end to their nearly 10-year long feud. While Faber submitted Cruz in the pair’s first meeting, Cruz came out on top in their second bout, and at UFC 199, where he convincingly defeated Faber. Now that...

Jun 15, 2016 9:23 am

Dominick Cruz reflects on Urijah Faber rivalry post-UFC 199

Going into UFC 199, there was certainly no love lost between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. For nearly 10 years the pair had engaged in a bitter rivalry after Faber submitted Cruz back in 2007 under the WEC banner. Cruz avenged the loss in the UFC, defeating Faber via unanimous decision, however that wasn’t enough...

Jun 5, 2016 11:36 am

Video | Watch Dominick Cruz drop Urijah Faber

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz picked up a dominant decision victory over bitter rival Urijah Faber at last night’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. In the fights second round Cruz was able to drop Faber with a big left hand, check it out: Down goes Faber! The champ trying to finish this fight! #UFC199...

Jun 4, 2016 10:52 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber (Highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber finally had their trilogy fight nearly a decade after the pair’s first bout under the WEC banner. In the pair’s rubber match at UFC 199, Cruz showed why he is the best bantamweight on the planet as he dominated Faber over the course...

Jun 4, 2016 9:18 pm

UFC 199 Results: Dominick Cruz defeats Urijah Faber via decision

The UFC bantamweight title was on the line in the co-main event of UFC 199 in Los Angeles as current champ Dominick Cruz (22-1 MMA) took on bitter rival Urijah Faber (33-9 MMA). Round one begins and Dominick scores an early takedown. He begins working from full guard. Cruz with some good punches from the...

Jun 4, 2016 9:34 am

Urijah Faber “blacked out” at UFC 199 weigh-ins

While there is a new weigh-in procedure in California that gives fighters the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the morning in order to have more time to rehydrate prior to their fights Saturday night, they still have staredowns at the official weigh-ins. During the heated staredown before their UFC 199 fight tonight., Cruz and Faber talked...

Jun 3, 2016 1:41 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber UFC 199 presser faceoff with audio

FABER vs CRUZ!!!! A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:03pm PDT UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had a lot of back-and-forth banter between one another at Thursday’s UFC 199 press conference. The two were paired up for a faceoff, but the UFC’s video did not capture...

Jun 2, 2016 8:20 pm

VIDEO | Urijah Faber & Dominik Cruz go at it during UFC 199 press conference

On Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have a chance to finally put an end to their rivalry nearly 10 years after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner in 2007. With Cruz’s UFC bantamweight championship on the line, and many believing that this could be...