Found December 04, 2012 on
It appears “The California Kid” will make his return to action in, you guessed it, Cali. According to MMAWeekly, Urijah Faber (Pictured) will meet Ivan Menjivar at UFC 157.
Faber is one of the most accomplished competitors in mixed martial arts history. However, the 33-year-old has dropped two of his past three scraps. Furthermore, Faber’s last four defeats have come when gold was on the line.
Menjivar, meanwhile, is victorious in four of his last five big league bouts. The lone blemish during his current streak came against Mike Easton.
The bantamweight battle will appear in the event’s pay-per-view broadcast.
Honda Center in Anaheim, California hosts the festivities.
Here are the fighters rumored to be performing in The OC:
Urijah Faber vs. Ivan Menjivar
Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
UFC/WEC legend Urijah Faber aka Urijah Chamberlin can’t go anywhere without the ladies throwing themselves at him…I wanna ask him what he does and who he does it foooooooooor.
Urijah Faber Is A Good Samaritan
Urijah Faber: Ladies Man
The UFC is returning to Anaheim, California in the new year and the first bout has been made official.
As previously reported by MMASucka.com, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will square off against Ivan Menjivar. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday.
“The California Kid” will get to fight in front of his hometown crowd of California for the first...
Just over a week ago it was announced that Urijah Faber was slated to take on Vaughan Lee at UFC 156. However, both Lee and Faber later announced that it was just a rumor and there was nothing true about it.
The good folks at Tatame.com have now reported that Faber will be squaring off against Ivan Menjivar. They stated that it would be going down at UFC 156, however MMAWeekly...
Tatame recently broke the news that British mixed martial artist Vaughan Lee was schedule to meet the former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber at UFC 156, however, according to Lee, its just...
A bantamweight battle between Urijah Faber and Ivan Menjivar has been confirmed for UFC 157 on February 23rd. The bout was confirmed on Tuesday evenings episode of UFC Tonight.
UFC 157 will take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Faber and Menjivar previously meet in 2006 in a bout which Faber won by disqualification.
Faber (26-6) has fought for the UFC bantamweight...
UFC bantamweight Dominic Cruz had to pull out of his TUF finale fight with opposing coach Urijah Faber due to a torn ACL and recently underwent a second surgery. According to Steven Morrocco of MMAJunkie.com, Cruz’s body rejected the donor ACL and could be sidelined for another six to possibly nine months. For the full [...]