Urijah Faber News

Sep 15, 2017 6:46 am

Urijah Faber Defends ‘Gentleman’ UFC Commentator Snoop Dogg

There were mixed feelings when Snoop Dogg got a job commentating for the UFC. He was given his own ‘Snoop Cast’ audio option, along with Urijah Faber, for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The business decision was made even more polarizing, after Snoop went off on Conor McGregor after his loss to Floyd Mayweather....

Sep 6, 2017 12:04 pm

Urijah Faber Tells How Conor McGregor Heated Up His Rivalry With TJ Dillashaw

A stacked UFC 217 card is coming just around the corner in November, complete with (at least) two title fights. One of which will be Cody Garbrandt defending his bantamweight title against bitter rival and former champ, TJ Dillashaw. Behind one of the most skilled match-ups the UFC can make, lies the fire of a...

Jun 13, 2017 11:46 am

Urijah Faber announces revolutionary partnership with aviation company

Former UFC fighter Urijah Faber is continuing to change MMA despite his retirement earlier this year. The ‘Team Alpha Male’ founder recently revealed some pretty groundbreaking changes for Team Alpha Male. Among the changes were two that could very well revolutionize MMA for fighters, including scholarships for recruiting, and an aviation deal that helps fighters,...

May 2, 2017 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Urijah Faber loses bet, gets a mohawk

MMA veteran Urijah Faber recently retired from MMA following his unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett in December of 2016. While Faber competed in a grappling match following his retirement from MMA. More recently, the former WEC champion has been enjoying retirement following his stint coaching alongside his protege Cody Garbrandt on TUF Redemption. According...

Apr 13, 2017 8:10 am

Urijah Faber gives prediction for Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw bantamweight title fight

Urijah Faber, who recently retired from MMA and will soon be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame, is the mentor of reigning bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. He was also the mentor of former champion TJ Dillashaw, until Dillashaw left Faber’s Sacramento camp, creating one of MMA’s most visible feuds in the process. As such, Faber’s...

Mar 28, 2017 10:01 am

Urijah Faber responds to TJ Dillashaw accusing him of perpetuating beef

Given the animosity between Urijah Faber & the rest of Team Alpha Male, and former teammate TJ Dillashaw, fight fans have been anxious to see how the beef between coaches Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw plays out on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter. Interestingly enough, during a recent interview, TJ Dillashaw explained that...

Mar 23, 2017 12:05 pm

Urijah Faber to compete at Submission UnderGround

MMA veteran Urijah Faber may currently be retired from MMA, however the former top ranked bantamweight revealed recently that he will be competing once again, however it won’t be in MMA. Faber dropped 2 straight fights in 2016, the first being a trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz at UFC 199, where he dropped a unanimous...

Feb 17, 2017 1:15 pm

TJ Dillashaw accuses Urijah Faber of purposely continuing beef

It’s no secret that former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s split with Team Alpha Male was a very bitter one. After Dillashaw left TAM to join Elevation Fight Team in Colorado, Urijah Faber banned his former pupil from the gym in the midst of insinuations that Dillashaw was using PEDs during his time on the...

Jan 2, 2017 1:02 pm

VIDEO | BTS footage with Cody Garbrandt and Team Alpha Male following UFC 207 win

It was a night of celebration as Team Alpha Male’s Cody Garbrandt was crowned the new UFC bantamweight champion on Friday night. Garbrandt put on a brilliant performance against Dominick Cruz to take the title from “The Dominator” in their five-round championship bout. Garbrandt ended up winning a unanimous decision over Cruz, who suffered just...

Dec 27, 2016 1:50 pm

Urijah Faber: I’m 100% done with fighting

Earlier this month, MMA veteran Urijah Faber stepped into the Octagon for the final time on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ where he fought fellow MMA veteran Brad Pickett. The win was certainly a dominant one for Faber, as he dropped Pickett in the very first round, then proceeding to win the...

Dec 19, 2016 9:12 am

UFC on Fox 22 salaries: Urijah Faber gets $320K for final fight

The curtains have now closed on the hall of fame worthy career of Urijah Faber. The former World Extreme Cagefighting featherweight champ partook in the final fight of his career on the main card of Saturday’s UFC on Fox 22, where he defeated England’s Brad Pickett by unanimous decision. Though Faber has plenty on the...

Dec 18, 2016 11:50 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber gives his final backstage interview

Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber competed for the final time at last night`s UFC on FOX 22 event in his hometown of Sacramento, California, where he earned a dominant decision victory over Brad Pickett. Following his decisive victory over Pickett, Faber spoke to Megan Olivi backstage where he discussed his memorable mixed martial arts...

Dec 18, 2016 11:28 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber and Dominick Cruz squash the beef

Former WEC champion and multiple time UFC title challenger Urijah Faber competed inside the octagon for the final time at last night’s UFC on FOX 22 event in his hometown of Sacramento, California, where he earned a dominant decision victory over Brad Pickett. Following his decisive win over “One Punch”, “The California Kid” joined Fox...

Dec 18, 2016 5:53 am

Urijah Faber weighs in on his final fight

Last night, on the main card of UFC on Fox 22, MMA legend Urijah Faber competed in the final bout of his long and illustrious career. He did so in his hometown of Sacramento, California, against English bantamweight Brad Pickett. Faber was able to dominate his English foe to a unanimous decision win for a...

Dec 17, 2016 6:31 pm

MMA community reacts to Urijah Faber’s final fight

On the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ MMA veteran Urijah Faber stepped into the Octagon for the final time as he squared off against Brad Pickett. Faber dominated the fight from the beginning, dropping Pickett in the first round before proceeding to out-strike and out-grapple Pickett over the course of the remaining two...

Dec 17, 2016 10:03 am

Dominick Cruz praises rival Urijah Faber ahead of retirement

Tonight in Sacramento, California, MMA veteran Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon for the final time as he faces Brad Picket in front of his hometown fans in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community has continued to reflect on Faber’s iconic career, which dates back...

Dec 16, 2016 12:10 pm

Urijah Faber defends legacy ahead of retirement

This Saturday, MMA veteran Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon for the final time as he squares off against Brad Pickett in what Faber has stated will be his retirement fight. Over the course of his 13-year MMA career ‘The California Kid’ shared the cage with some of the biggest names in MMA including...

Dec 16, 2016 6:53 am

Urijah Faber content with upcoming retirement, but won’t rule out return

This Saturday, MMA legend Urijah Faber will compete in the last fight of his career. He will do so against England’s Brad Pickett on the main card of UFC on Fox 22, which will emanate from his hometown of Sacramento, California. With his fighting career in the rear-view, Faber will shift his focus to managing...

Dec 15, 2016 3:04 pm

Urijah Faber explains decision to retire

This Saturday, MMA veteran Urijah Fbaer will step into the Octagon for the final time as he fights Brad Pickett in front of his hometown fans in Sacramento, California. For Faber, the fight will mark the end of what has been a truly remarkable MMA career that has seen him compile a 33-10 record over...

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...

Nov 24, 2016 9:27 am

Dominick Cruz explains why Cody Garbrandt got title shot, not TJ Dillashaw

At UFC 207 on December 30th, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will put his bantamweight strap on the line in the co-main event of the New Years Eve card as he steps into the Octagon against streaking undefeated bantamweight Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt, who will be entering the bout on a 10-fight win streak that has...

Nov 9, 2016 9:57 am

MMA community reacts to Donald Trump being elected President

The 45th President of the United States of America was voted on by the people of the country on Tuesday. Late Tuesday, early Wednesday depending on where you were in the states, Trump gave his victory speech where he stated that Hillary Clinton called him to concede the race. Members of the MMA community have...

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...