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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...

Oct 10, 2014 3:02 pm

Faber: ‘Cruz Upset my 3rd Grader’

“We’ve got a third-grader who trains with us, and he came up to me one day and he was like ‘did you hear what Dominick Cruz said? I told him we were going to put Cruz in timeout for hurting his feelings. My third-grader was upset over it.” “I mean, the impressive thing here was...

Oct 8, 2014 5:02 am

Assuncao Says No To Faber Bout, Wants Better Opportunity

“That would be a good fight, but I just feel that right now, I should be sitting back and waiting for a better opportunity, like say a championship fight. Urijah had his chance like four or five times in front of me, you know? But I can’t deny that it makes sense, so be it,...

Sep 2, 2014 11:56 am

White Believes Faber And Dillashaw Will Fight

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Aug 31, 2014 3:41 pm

.gif | FAIL! Faber Gets Left Hanging During UFC 177

During the UFC 177 PPV this past Saturday, Urijah Faber was looking on with his Team Alpha Male stablemates Chad Mendes and Joseph Benavidez. When Faber went for a fist bump, the other two left him hanging.

Aug 31, 2014 3:20 pm

Dana White Guarantees Faber And Dillashaw Would Fight Eachother

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Aug 26, 2014 5:02 am

UFC 177 Weigh Ins Set For Friday, Pettis And Faber To Host Q&A

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao takes place this Saturday August 30th from Sacramento California at the Sleep Train Arena. Weigh Ins for the event however will be held on Saturday. They will also be held at the Sleep Train Arena, and will be open to the public. The doors to the arena open at 1:30...

Aug 9, 2014 7:22 am

Faber replaced with with Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night 52

Due to an injury, Urijah Faber has been removed from the UFC Fight Night 52 card, and he has been replaced with “Bruce Leroy” Alex Caceres. Faber was set to face off against UFC newcomer, Masenori Kanehara (22-11-5). The UFCs Japanese website cited the change late this week. Kanehara is a 31-year-old Japanese native that...

Jul 14, 2014 3:56 pm

Faber Explains Injury That Could Sideline Him Until 2015

Urijah Faber joined MMAJunkie to talk about a potentially broken rib that he suffered during UFC 175, at the hands of Alex Caceras en route to a submission victory for Faber. “It was just a little knee,” Faber told MMAjunkie Radio soon after the event. “It hit me kind of in the side left, where...

Jul 12, 2014 1:39 pm

Edgar Open To Faber Super Fight

Following his recent victory over BJ Penn, Frankie Edgar has his eyes set on nothing but big fights. The former UFC lightweight champion recently told, Bloodyelbow.com’s Steph Daniels, that a super fight against Urijah Faber, isn’t off the table. Check it: Bloody Elbow: There is a lot of fan interest in a possible fight between you and...

Jul 9, 2014 5:51 pm

Faber: “Fighting Dillashaw not something I want to do, BUT…”

“You know, the only way that fight would happen is if TJ Dillashaw asked me to do it. The only reason it would happens is if it were something that Dana, Lorenzo, everybody thinks is a must-see and they want to make it worth our while. I don’t necessarily feel like it’s something I want...

Jul 8, 2014 2:30 pm

Faber Calls Out Yamamoto For Fight Night 52 In Japan

UFC Fight Night 52, which features a heavyweight tilt between Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt may also be getting a bout between Urijah Faber and Kid Yamamoto according to UFC President Dana White. Faber spoke to Fighters Only about the potential fight saying: “That (Yamamoto) fight would’ve really been awesome, sadly it kind of went...

Jul 5, 2014 6:53 pm

“UFC 175” Results: Faber Forces Caceres to Submit in Round 3

The bout was scrappy, but surprisingly even while standing. Both Faber and Caceres would get their share of shots in before the fight hit the ground where Faber began to shine. Even though he defended more than half of Faber’s takedown attempts, it seemed as if Caceres had no answer for Faber’s ground game. Caceres...