Found April 15, 2013 on MMA Manifesto:
PLAYERS: Urijah Faber
(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) Not only did Urijah Faber show that he is still one of the elite fighters in the world on Saturday night, he also walked away with an elite paycheck.  The California Kid was the top earner of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs Team Sonnen Finale, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Read more ...
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