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Urijah Faber targeting UFC 181 for his return following rib injury

Former WEC champion Urijah Faber won't be able to fight at UFC Fight Night in Japan due to a lingering rib injury that forced him to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Masanori Kanehara. According to Faber's manager, Mike Roberts of MMA Inc. who spoke to FOX Sports on Friday, the rib injury is nothing serious, but he's already competed twice with the same ailment...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber off Japan card, Alex Caceres steps in to face Masanori Kanehara

Maybe losing to Urijah Faber makes someone his understudy. Faber has had to pull out of his fight with Masanori Kanehara at UFC Fight Night in Japan on Sept. 20, according to the UFC's Japan website (h/t Sherdog). In his place will step Alex Caceres, the man who lost to Faber at UFC 175 on July 5. The exact injury to Faber is unknown at this time. Caceres (10-6, 1 NC) won five...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Meets Masenori Kanehara at UFC Fight Night 52

On Monday, a bantamweight battle between Urijah Faber (pictured) and Masenori Kanehara was added to the UFC Fight Night 52 roster. Fightsportasia.com first reported the bout, which was subsequently confirmed by multiple outlets. However, the UFC has yet to officially announce the fight. The September 21 event takes place inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Faber has rattled...
Via 5thRound.com
26 days ago  |  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 explains Full Contact Skydiving, which is basically MMA in the air

Watch Urijah Faber explaining Full Contact Skydiving in this video and try not to be terrified about the future of society that people would actually try this.
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Introduces The Questionable Sport Of Full Contact Skydiving

It’s almost certainly an elaborate hoax, but we live in hope that one day someone will invent a more foolish form of combat sport than X-ARM (a blend of arm wrestling and kickboxing), and Full Contact Skydiving would seem to fit the bill. Part MMA, part falling from the sky to the earth at terrifying speeds, you can check out the new sport in action below featuring the UFC’s...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Vs Alex Caceras Goes Down At UFC 175

Perennial title challenger Urijah Faber will begin his next campaign against Alex ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Caceras at UFC 175 in Las Vegas on July 5th. Faber was last seen in the Octagon at UFC 169 back in February where he suffered a disappointing first round TKO loss to Renan Barao in his third unsuccessful attempt to get his hands on the UFC bantamweight title. Despite coming up short...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 15, 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

Urijah Faber vs Michael McDonald Set For December 14th In Sacramento

  Urijah Faber (29-6) will take on Michael McDonald (16-2) at the upcoming UFC on Fox event on December 14th, with the UFC confirming this evening that the pair will battle it out in the co-main event slot of the Sacramento card, set to take place at the Sleep Train Arena.   December 14th #UFConFOX […]
Via MMAInsider
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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