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Jun 24, 2013 9:37 am

Dominick Cruz: Faber Nothing More Than A Contender

“I’m one of two people to ever keep Faber from becoming a UFC champion. He will forever be known as the former WEC champion. He will always be a number one contender and never anything more.” Absentee UFC bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz, has apparently not let go of his longtime feud with Urijah Faber. In...

Jun 11, 2013 6:07 am

Faber: ‘Nothing to gain’ in Latest Fight Booking

“The hard part on my side is, nobody knows who the heck he is and there’s nothing really to gain. He’s ranked No. 13 in the (UFC) rankings, and I’m ranked No. 3. He’s a dangerous fight. There wasn’t much out there for me. So I can just be thankful I have a fight –...

Apr 15, 2013 8:53 am

Salary Report: Faber / Miller top TUF 17 Finale Payroll

Last Saturday the UFC returned to The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for ‘The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale’. The promotion spent a disclosed $508,500 in fighter salaries with Urijah Faber and Cole Miller leading the charge and taking home the lions share of that figure. Cole Miller rounded out the Facebook.com preliminary card...

Apr 15, 2013 7:12 am

VIDEO | Faber vs. Jorgensen Full Fight Highlights

In the main event of last Saturday’s TUF 17 Finale event, Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen squared off in a bantamweight bout. If you missed this fantastic fight, hit play above and catch all the highlights.

Apr 12, 2013 4:16 pm

TUF 17 Finale: Faber vs. Jorgensen Weigh-In Results

The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 is nearly over. With just one more tournament fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Urijah Hall to determine the winner of the reality shows latest installment. Today the UFC hit The Mandalay Bay Events center in Las Vegas for the TUF 17 Finale weigh-ins and all but one man made their...

Feb 28, 2013 9:32 am

Faber Game For A Fight Versus Frankie Edgar | UFC NEWS

“I wouldn’t mind taking a fight at 145. It would have to be the right fight. I’ve said this for a long time. I want to do the fights that are big, that people care about. That (Frankie Edgar) sounds like a huge fight to me. Frankie, as far as I’m concerned, if he gets...

Feb 23, 2013 8:26 pm

UFC 157 Results: Faber Chokes Out Menjivar With Beautiful Standing RNC | UFC NEWS

In the third pay-per-view bout Urijah Faber used a great transition as Ivan Menjivar attempted to stand from a bottom position to take his back, and secured a rear naked choke in the 1st round of their Bantamweight matchup Saturday night. Both men came out early swinging, with nothing really landing, Menjivar then hit an...

Jul 24, 2012 12:17 pm

Faber Thinks He Is Just A Smidgeon Off The Top Guys | UFC NEWS

“I feel pretty good, I watched the fight and after the fight, I didn’t feel like I had won the fight, but I didn’t know why exactly. I wasn’t really beat up, I know I broke my rib in the first round and my leg hurt a little bit. I watched it and I was...

Jul 23, 2012 5:43 am

Faber injured in UFC 149 main event | UFC NEWS

Urijah Faber came up short in his fight against Renan Barao on Saturday night. UFC 149 was his second attempt at the UFC Bantamweight Championship. His opponent Barao was quicker, cleaner, and smarter in their five round fight. At some point in the opening rounds Renan caught Urijah with a knee to the body that...

Jul 21, 2012 10:06 pm

UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao Results | UFC NEWS

UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao has concluded and in the main event it was the Brazilian who proved too much for “The California Kid”. After a five round fight Renan Barao secured a unanimous decision victory to earn the UFC’s interim bantamweight title. Your full results of tonights PPV event are as follows: Renan Barao...

Jul 20, 2012 5:11 pm


Top bantamweight contenders “The California Kid” Urijah Faber and Renan Barão each weighed in at 135 pounds this afternoon at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, making official tomorrow night’s UFC interim bantamweight championship bout. The title fight headlines the Pay-Per-View card which airs at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. UFC 149: FABER VS....

Jul 17, 2012 9:02 am

VIDEO | UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

Two of the most explosive fighters in the UFC collide for the interim bantamweight title, as Urijah Faber and Renan Barao headline the UFC’s first event in Calgary. Plus, Hector Lombard makes his UFC debut against Tim Boetsch.

Jul 10, 2012 1:55 pm

VIDEO | Faber vs. Barao Preview | UFC NEWS

Urijiah Faber takes on Renan Barao for the interim bantamweight title at UFC 149. Like such an explosive matchup needs any hyping, here is the video preview of this blockbuster main event. [youtube:b6AHu9EVvz0]   Here is the full fight card for the July 21st card. MAIN CARD (PPV): Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao (for interim...

Jun 28, 2012 11:49 am

Faber Thinks He's Faced Tougher Guys Than Barao | UFC NEWS

Urijah Faber (26-5) recently spoke to Inside MMA about his upcoming interim bantamweight title fight with Renan Barao (28-1, 1 NC). The two will fight in the main event of UFC 149 to determine who gets the next shot at the undisputed title when the winner goes on to face Dominick Cruz once the champ...

Jun 11, 2012 5:05 am

Faber Feels Barao Is A More Dangerous Opponent Than Cruz | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Urijah Faber in an interview with MMAweekly. Faber comments on how he felt when he found out Dominick Cruz was injured and the Bantamweight Title fight was put on hold. “I was very disappointed,” “I feel for the guy. As much as we get on each other’s nerves there is a mutual...

Jun 10, 2012 2:19 am

Jose Aldo Out of UFC 149, Faber vs. Barao Moved To Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is out of the UFC 149 main event due to injury. As UFC 149 is now without the main event the UFC 148 co-main event moves to UFC 149. Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao has been moved over as the new main event in Calgary. UFC officials...

May 31, 2012 1:58 pm

The Dangers Of Training | Faber Student Paralyzed | MMA NEWS

The sad news of a young athlete being paralyzed will never be softened by euphemisms or optimistic outlooks. Such is the case with 22-year-old Devin Johnson who was recently paralyzed during training session at Urijah Faber‘s Ultimate Fitness Gym in what sounds like a guillotine attempt during a takedown. Sacramento’s News 10 has the full...

May 19, 2012 8:00 am

Renan Barao In For Cruz Against Faber For Interim Title | UFC NEWS

On Friday evening’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter Live, UFC President Dana White officially announced Renan Barao, 26-1 with 1 no-contest, will face Urijah Faber for the UFC Interim Bantamweight Title at UFC 148. The fight card change comes on the heels of reigning UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz’s knee injury, and subsequent withdrawal, in...