Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber says he understands the UFC’s choice to showcase him on the prelims for this weekends UFC 175 event in Las Vegas.
“You know, for me it actually makes a little more sense,” Faber told Submission Radio. “It’s the main event on the free card, the Fox Sports 1 card, so you know I think as far as exposure goes, I’ll probably get a wider view for more viewers that don’t have to pay. I think the PPV numbers haven’t necessarily been as high as they used to be, so for me it makes more sense. I’m the featured fight on the free card right before the PPV, and I don’t get piece of that PPV anyway, so I’d rather more people watched the fights.”
UFC 175 takes place this Saturday night (July 5) live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Urijah Faber (30-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) vs. Alex Caceres (10-5 MMA, 5-3 UFC) will headline the events prelims, which air on FOX Sports 1.
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