Found July 15, 2012 on MMA Manifesto:
PLAYERS: Urijah Faber
Urijah FaberVitals5'6" 135 lbs (Bantamweight)69" reach, OrthodoxMay 14, 1979Record26-5 (UFC: 2-1)Current Streak1 straight winTrainingNCAA D1 wrestlerBrown belt in Brazilian Jiu-JitsuChampionships HeldKing of the Cage Bantamweight Champion: 2004-2006 (four successful title defenses)WEC Featherweight Champion: 2006-2008 (six successful title defenses) Strengths- as experienced as they come - 15 title fights- incredibly tough - fought with two broken hands one fight- excellent submission skill- finishes fights- great chin (no pun intended)- amazing cardio - always pushing the pace- strong wrestler- solid in the clinch- good at avoiding/defending strikes- has only lost once (in 2005) in a non-title fight in his careerWeaknesses- not much knockout power- horrible accuracy on his strikes- gets hit almost more often than he dishes out- poor takedown & takedown defense success- hasn't been able to get over the hump in championship fights lately- best years are prob...

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