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UFC Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson has suffered an injury that has forced him to pull out of what would have been his second title defense. The fight was scheduled to headline the TUF 17 Finale on April 13th against John Moraga. The new main event will be former WEC champ Urijah Faber vs Scott Jorgensen. Faber is just coming off a first round submission victory at UFC 157 and it is one of the few fights lately where he didn’t suffer any serious injuries, thus allowing him to take a quick turn around fight on six weeks notice. Jorgensen is only 3-3 in his last last six fights but has faced the best the division has to offer. This is a big opportunity for the Boise fighter and that is only going to make him more motivated. It would have been nice to have another title fight on free TV but Faber vs Jorgensen is still a very intriguing match up and one that should provide for an excellent fight.
Urijah Faber Post Fight Interview
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UFC officials announced that a bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen is now the headlining bout for the TUF 17 Finale card. With Demetrious Johnson’s injury forcing him to withdraw from the TUF 17 Finale card the UFC has found a solid replacement bout quickly. The TUF 17 Finale takes place April 13 [...]
Just hours after it was reported that the flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and John Moraga was off due to the champs untimely injury, a new main event has been announced.
Friends, and training partners Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen have answered the bell. The two men will serve as the main event of the evening, putting their friendship aside for 25 minutes or...
Nice peak into Urijah Faber’s fight day. Thanks to Metro PCS for the video and Intravid for the find.
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Just 15 days after announcing flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (Injured) would defend his throne against John Moraga at “The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale,” it was reported on this week’s edition of FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight that an undisclosed injury has forced Johnson out of the April 13th scrap.
Moraga’s fate was not specified, but it was reported the promotion is now...
UFC officials announced late last night that a featherweight bout between Sam Sicilia and Maximo Blanco has been added to the TUF 17 Finale. Officials also announced that the bout between Demetrious Johnson and John Moraga that was set to headline the TUF 17 Finale card has been put on hold because Johnson has suffered an [...]
Well, that didn’t take long. Just hours after reporting an injury had forced flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson out of his April 13th scrap against John Moraga, UFC President Dana White has announced the new bout that will headline “The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.”
Bantamweight buds Urijah Faber (Pictured) and Scott Jorgensen will now serve as the show’s featured attraction...
The injury bug has resurfaced. The first title fight of 2013 has officially been cancelled as flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson suffered an undisclosed injury and has been forced out of his TUF 17 Finale title fight against John Moraga. The news was announced on UFC.com.
The UFC also revealed that a new main event would be announced for the card in the next few days. It is unknown...
Less than 24 hours after announcing a bantamweight brawl between buddies Urijah Faber (Pictured) and Scott Jorgensen will now headline “The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale,” the UFC has confirmed Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada will host the April 13th festivities.
An arena of this size isn’t typically used for a TUF Finale show, but Def Leppard decided to extend...
Busy this week so I didn’t get to put up a preview of UFC 157. For those of you who knew it was coming on and did get to enjoy it, there was a lot of great action on the card. My personal villain Urijah Faber seems to have found his stride again, Lyoto Machida [...]
UFC 157 took place last night from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California and early gate figures are showing that Ronda Rousey and women’s MMA pulled over 15,500 people into the Honda Center and created a live gate of $1.4 million.