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‘UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II’ Bout Order Set, Urijah Faber on Prelims Again

Good news, Urijah Faber (pictured) fans! “The California Kid” is headlining UFC 181 … the preliminary card, that is. For the second time in as many outings, despite being one of the UFC’s more popular and recognizable athletes, Faber will not appear on the live pay-per-view portion of a UFC event. According to Faber, he requested to headline UFC 175‘s prelims against Alex...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Vs Francisco Rivera Lined Up For UFC 181

Earlier this week we reported that potential opponents for Urijah Faber were running low, but the UFC have managed to rustle him up a new one in the shape of Francisco Rivera who he’ll now fight at UFC 181 in December. Faber is coming off a third round submission victory over Alex Caceras at UFC 175 in July, his first fight since losing out for a second time to Renan Barao in his...
Via Fight Of The Night
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber meets Francisco Rivera at loaded UFC 181 in Las Vegas

UFC 181 just added another big name and former champion. Urijah Faber, one of the most popular lighter weight fighters in the history of MMA, will meet Francisco Rivera at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Wednesday night via its Latin American Twitter account. Faber (31-7) is coming off a third-round submission victory over Alex Caceres at UFC 175 in July. He has...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Fights Francisco Rivera at UFC 181

On Wednesday, a bantamweight brawl between Urijah Faber (pictured) and Francisco Rivera was added to the UFC 181 roster. The UFC announced the scrap via Twitter. December 6 event takes place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Faber is victorious in five of his last six scraps. His lone blemish during his current came against then-bantamweight champion Renan Barao...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC's Urijah Faber to become part owner of potential MLS team

This is kicking that Urijah Faber isn't necessarily used to. The UFC bantamweight star has bought a stake in a minor-league soccer franchise trying to make the jump to Major League Soccer, it was announced this week (h/t Faber has joined the ownership group of the Sacramento Republic FC and his investment is contingent on it becoming an MLS expansion team. Faber, 35...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominick Cruz takes shot at Urijah Faber on Inside MMA (Video)

Dominick Cruz wants his Bantamweight title back, and he will get his chance to take it from current undisputed champion TJ Dillashaw sometime in early 2015. After a successful return from a three-year long injury layoff that saw Cruz knockout Takeya Mizugaki in just over a minute at UFC 178, Dana White noted that Cruz would be next in line to fight for the belt he was stripped of...
Via Fight Hub TV
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hilarious old California radio advert featuring Urijah Faber surfaces

The internet is a wonderful place that supplies a wealth of information in multiple different styles of media for people of all ages. The internet has been compiling said media for years, and sometimes a long journey through YouTube or Google whips up some shocking results from years past. Today, the Underground has uncovered a rarely seen California radio advert featuring none...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Vs Masanori Kanehara Lined Up For UFC Fight Night 52

Urijah Faber is heading to Japan for his next fight as he’s just been scheduled to welcome Masanori Kanehara to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 52 on September 20th. Kanehara is a 31 year-old veteran of promotions like DEEP, Pancrase and Sengoku where he was once there featherweight tournament champion, and has amassed a 23-11-5 record over the course of his 11 year MMA career....
Via Fight Of The Night
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Discusses Crazy Female Fans, His Hair, & UFC 175 (Video)

UFC Veteran Urijah Faber is back in the octagon at UFC 175 in Las Vegas, but before he tells us all about his fight preparation we decided to ask him some of the things our readers wanted to know about him. Ever want to know what the laid back Cali fighter does in his spare time? Want to know exactly why Urijah cornrows his hair for every fight? What about the craziest thing a female...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber charging towards the gold following fourth straight win

There was a palpable buzz in the arena on Saturday night when Urijah Faber hit the cage. A hometown favorite that grew up and called Sacramento home for years, Faber was greeted with the loudest ovation of the night as he hit the cage. Some fighters will discount what it means to have the crowd on their side, but 'The California Kid' fed off the energy and turned it into...
Via Fox Sports
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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