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Mar 8, 2015 11:13 am

‘Faber’s The Greatest Eye For Talent That The Sport Has Ever Seen’

Miss the latest episode of Stud Show Radio? Shame on you. During Thursday’s episode of the popular MMA video podcast hosts Justin Buchholz and Chirs Carlino aka Sir Studboy broke down the latest in MMA news. The colorful commentary of Buchholz and Sir Studboy is always entertaining and sometimes you might even learn a few...

Feb 16, 2015 5:00 pm

Faber Turned Down Dillashaw Fight, Wants McGregor

Since TJ Dillashaw won the bantamweight strap from Renan Barao at UFC 173 in May of 2014, there has been much talk of a potential teammate vs. teammate fight between Dillashaw and longtime friend, and mentor, Urijah Faber. UFC President Dana White has tried on several occasions to try and make the bout happen, but...

Feb 15, 2015 4:15 pm

Bisping Responds To Faber: “Hey, I Respect You”

Recently it was announced that Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber would be fighting in Manilla, in a highly anticipated matchup. Fox Sports analysts Daniel Cormier, and Michael Bisping were asked who they think would win the bout, and they both chose Frankie Edgar. This sparked a bit of frustration from Urijah Faber, who had some...

Feb 12, 2015 4:17 am

WATCH! — Team Alpha Male Radio Ep #041, With Faber — Live At 8PM PT

Heads up Fight Fans! Team Alpha Male Radio is back Thursday with another ‘can’t miss’ episode featuring the MMA World’s Team of The Year, Team Alpha Male. Team Alpha Male Founder Urijah Faber will be in attendance tonight for his first interview regarding his recently announced mega-fight against Frankie Edgar. This is MMA’s best Video Podcast,...

Feb 11, 2015 5:22 pm

Faber on Edgar Fight: “This is one for the history books”

The UFC makes its much anticipated live event debut in Manila when it brings the Octagon to the Mall of Arena Asia on Saturday, May 16. The main event will see former lightweight champion and current No. 1 ranked featherweight mixed martial artist Frankie “The Answer” Edgar face fellow American Urijah “The California Kid” Faber...

Feb 11, 2015 5:17 pm

Faber Moves Up, Takes On Edgar In UFC Headliner

    Team Alpha Male founder, Urijah “The California Kid” Faber is set to return to the featherweight division he once ruled over. UFC officials took to Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight and confirmed BJPENN.COM’s earlier report that Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar had been booked. The two will meet in the UFC Fight Night...

Feb 6, 2015 1:37 pm

TJ Dillashaw: ‘I’d like to see Faber fight someone like McGregor or Edgar’

The guys over at Team Alpha Male Radio gave their thoughts on who Urijah Faber should fight next. Faber was scheduled to fight Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night 62 but due to injury Assuncao pulled out. So what’s next for the California Kid? TAM members T.J. Dillashaw and Justin Buchholz gave their thoughts on...

Feb 3, 2015 4:57 pm

Here’s Why Faber vs. Assuncao Was Cancelled

Top UFC bantamweight fighter Raphael Assuncao has withdrawn from his scheduled contest against Urijah Faber. The two were originally set to face-off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 62, however a fight cancelling injury has halted the bout, leaving Faber opponentless. Assuncao, who already holds a win over the current champ T.J. Dillashaw,...

Jan 26, 2015 9:24 pm

Faber Praises McGregor, Disagrees With Muhammad Ali Comparison

Conor McGregor has been the subject on nearly every fighter’s mind recently, with some criticizing the Irish star, and others, like Urijah Faber, praising him. With McGregor’s recent win over Dennis Siver, there has been much talk regarding his upcoming title match against Jose Aldo, with some even going as far as to compare McGregor...

Jan 25, 2015 4:36 pm

Dillashaw: ‘It Would Be Tough For Me To Have To Beat Faber’

Since UFC bantamweight TJ Dillashaw defeated Renan Barao to win the bantamweight title back in April of 2014, there has been much talk of a potential matchup between Dillashaw, and his friend, and mentor, Urijah Faber. Several weeks ago, UFC President Dana White revealed that the pair had already agreed to fight each other, however...

Jan 22, 2015 4:49 pm

Faber vs. Assuncao Set To Headline Brazil Fight Card

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Globo, a key bantamweight fight between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline March’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. UFC officials have yet to confirm the news but are expected to do so in the very near future. Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber has...

Jan 11, 2015 11:40 am

Faber: ‘I Wouldn’t Fight TJ’

Recently, UFC President Dana White stated that UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and training partner & friend Urijah Faber would be open to fighting each other. Faber however, paints a very different picture, saying that he hasn’t spoke to White about the matchup, and White hasn’t mentioned it to him. He spoke to MMAFighting about...

Jan 2, 2015 11:07 am

Faber Not Ruled Out, But Barao Likely Next For Dillashaw

  Who’s next for UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw? “Probably Renan Barao,” said UFC President Dana White. “Renan just fought and won. They would have fought before if he made weight.” The UFC boss also discussed a potential teammate vs. teammate title tilt between Dillashaw and Urijah Faber. “They’re definitely open to it,” he said....

Dec 22, 2014 4:29 pm

Team Alpha Male Rep: Dillashaw vs. Faber “Highly Unlikely”

With the recent announcement of #1 contender Dominick Cruz out with a torn ACL and no timetable for his return, and then Raphael Assuncao announcing a broken ankle, many fans have been discussing the possibility of a Dillashaw vs. Faber superfight. Dillashaw has previously stated that he would fight his teammate and mentor Faber if...

Dec 10, 2014 5:05 am

Report: Faber Draws Big On Fox Sports 1

Team Alpha Male founder Urijah “The California Kid” Faber has made a career out of setting trends, and staying ahead of the pack. Which is it’s no surprise that his decision to fight for free on TV is paying off in the numbers. Ratings guru, Dave Meltzer breaks it down: (via MMAFighting.com) The UFC 181 prelims,...

Dec 8, 2014 3:35 pm

Faber on Rivera rematch: “I don’t really make those decisions”

In the main event of the preliminary card for UFC 181, Urijah Faber scored a submission win over Francisco Rivera. The choke came after an unintentional eye poke, that many are unfairly calling intentional. After the bout Rivera revealed that he is planning to appeal the loss, and had already asked for a rematch. Faber...

Dec 8, 2014 11:27 am

BREAK THE INTERNET! Faber Responds To Kim Kardashian (NSFW)

Last month, Kim Kardashian ‘broke the internet’ when she did a magazine photoshoot featuring her rear-end. Urijah Faber and Team Alpha Male have responded with this legendary photo. Post by Team Alpha Male. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 6, 2014 11:03 pm

Faber discusses eye poke

Urijah Faber has never been known to be a dirty fighter and tonight’s bout does not make him one. However, it is unfortunate that an eye poke from Faber favored him to the point where he used it to set up and trap Francisco Rivera in a rear naked choke. During the post fight press...

Dec 6, 2014 10:23 pm

REPLAY! Faber submits Rivera in the 2nd

In the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 181, Urijah Faber submitted Francisco Rivera via rear naked choke. Catch the highlights below:

Dec 6, 2014 6:47 pm

UFC 181 Results: Eye Poke Aids Faber In Submission Win Over Rivera

Well, that was unfortunate. Francisco Rivera did an amazing job at standing his ground and not giving Urijah Faber much to work with. Faber’s head and foot movement keeps his opponents backing up and guessing when Faber is going to shoot, but Rivera did not fall for it today and actually got the best of...

Nov 30, 2014 3:34 pm

REPLAY! Faber submits Caceres at UFC 175

Ahead of Urijah Faber’s UFC 181 bout against Francisco Rivera this Saturday, check out Faber’s dominant UFC 175 win over Alex Caceres coutesy of the UFC.

Nov 24, 2014 2:49 pm

Faber talks Dillashaw-Aldo superfight: ‘TJ has a great style for Aldo’

Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber has been a mentor to TJ Dillashaw, the current bantamweight champion. It’s no secret that Team Alpha Male and Nova Uniao have a rivalry. Prior to TJ Dillashaw’s upset over Renan Barao, Team Alpha Male was winless against Nova Uniao. Jose Aldo, who has defeated both Urijah Faber and...

Nov 22, 2014 7:46 am

Faber: ‘Dillashaw is “bad news” for Cruz’

Former bantamweight title challenger Urijah Faber discussed the upcoming matchup, which doesn’t have a date set, between his teammate TJ Dillashaw, and former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Faber spoke to MMAMania about the bout, and why he believe Dillashaw, as well as himself, is a bad matchup for Cruz, and why Cruz last fight against...

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 am

Faber Exudes Confidence While Breaking Down Aldo vs. Mendes

“We are expecting some great fight and some big wins. This is a rematch for Chad and Aldo. To see Chad improve to get to where he is at and win his fights, it is big for me. I think we are going to see a whole different fight.” “Just be prepared for a battle....

Oct 19, 2014 4:41 pm

UFC Confirms Faber vs. Rivera Set To Headline UFC 181 Prelims

The UFC has confirmed that Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera will headline the FOX Sports 1 prelims for UFC 181 on December 6th. The event will be headlined by Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler as the pair will face off for the second time, and Lawler will attempt to avenge his loss to Hendricks and...

Oct 13, 2014 3:38 pm

Faber Not Thrilled With Idea Of Assuncao Bout

Urijah Faber is arguably the best UFC fighter to never win a championship. Throughout his career, Faber has never lost a non-title fight, and with his teammate and close friend, TJ Dillashaw as the UFC’s bantamweight champion, it is unlikely that Faber will get another crack that the bantamweight strap anytime soon. With Raphael Assuncao...