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Urijah Faber: If T.J. Dillashaw asked to fight me 'I would do it'

Former WEC champion Urijah Faber is at a very interesting point in his career as he approaches his coaching job on the latest season of 'The Ultimate Fighter'. He's fresh off a loss to top ranked featherweight contender Frankie Edgar in May after jumping back up to 145 pounds but has won his last two fights while competing at 135 pounds. Faber has fought for the bantamweight gold...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF 22; Why McGregor and Faber?

McGregor, White, and Faber at the fights on Friday. These fights were the first of TUF 22, where the men had to battle their way in for a bed at the house. It’s been a little over a week since the coaches for the newest season of The Ultimate Fighter were announced. At the season 21 finale of the show, Dana White’s news shocked the world. Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber would...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber And Conor McGregor Have Already Had Another Altercation At TUF 22

Filming for The Ultimate Fighter Season 22 is already underway and according to one of the season coaches Urijah Faber, there’s already been a physical confrontation with his opposite number, Conor McGregor. Unlike a similar altercation backstage at the UFC 189 weigh-ins recently, this time the incident happened off-camera, but according to ‘The California Kid’ it pretty much...
Via Fight Of The Night
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Urijah Faber explains what happened backstage with Conor McGregor

Longtime bantamweight contender Urijah Faber called in to the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani to talk about UFC 189 and his altercation with Conor McGregor.  After the UFC 189 weigh-ins, rumors began to spread that Faber and McGregor were engaged in a confrontation, before video emerged showing the two fighters jawing back and forth and shoving each other. But questions remained as...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor & Urijah Faber coaches for New Season of The Ultimate Fighter

Las Vegas NV: On Sunday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the season finale of the Ultimate fighter  took place and there was a lot of buzz going around the building after an amazing UFC 189 pay per view that took place on Saturday night also at the MGM Grand Garden arena. During the season […]
Via Philly Sports Live
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor And Urijah Faber To Coach TUF 22, But Won’t Fight

During tonight’s TUF 21 Finale broadcast from Las Vegas, Dana White revealed that Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber will serve as the coaches on The Ultimate Fighter Season 22. According to White they will oversee a season which will pit Europe Vs USA, but he stressed that in a break from tradition the two coaches won’t fight at the end of the show. There’s been something of...
Via Fight Of The Night
14 days ago  |  Discuss

McGregor, Faber to coach lightweights on TUF 22

During tonight’s TUF 21 finale on FOX Sports 1, Dana White revealed the two head coaches for the next season The Ultimate Fighter to UFC play-by-play man Jon Anik. White announced that new UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor and former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will coach the 22nd season of the decade long running reality series. The season will see...
Via Fight Booth
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor And Urijah Faber Serve As Coaches On ‘The Ultimate Fighter 22′

During Sunday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale” event, UFC president Dana White announced freshly-minted interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor (pictured) and Urijah Faver will serve as opposing coaches on season 22 of the long-running reality show. White said McGregor and Faber will not fight each other when filming wraps on the show. The season will feature 16 lightweights...
Via 5thRound.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber to coach new season of 'The Ultimate Fighter'

Following an emotionally charged performance at UFC 189, Irish superstar Conor McGregor is ready for his first stint as coach on 'The Ultimate Fighter' where he will go toe-to-toe with former WEC champion Urijah Faber on the new season of the show. The new season of the show will pit Team Europe, coached by McGregor against Team USA coached by Faber. The two fighters have a long...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber dance backstage at UFC 189

Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber push and shove backstage at UFC 189. Faber added, "Looks Connor's Jr high level wrestling hasn't learned the drag re-drag drill yet. I've seen crack heads roaming the streets that look healthier than McGregor right now."[h/t Zane Simon]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor And Urijah Faber Get Physical Prior To UFC 189 Weigh-Ins (Video)

You know those silly slap boxing fights when two drunk guys at a bar start out messing around, then for some unknown reason it all of a sudden turns serious? That’s pretty much what happened between Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber (pictured) on Friday. The incident occurred backstage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas roughly one hour before the UFC 189 weigh-ins. Faber...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 189 Embedded Episode 9

Episode 9 of UFC 189 Embedded is action packed, going from a pool party in Las Vegas through to a backstage altercation between Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber, plus footage from the weigh-ins. —
Via Fight Of The Night
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Conor McGregor And Urijah Faber’s Backstage Altercation

In the hour leading up to yesterday’s UFC 189 weigh-ins in Las Vegas, Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber were caught on camera backstage getting into a minor physical altercation. It appears to start as McGregor and Faber cross paths in a hallway behind the scenes at the arena. The footage starts with McGregor patting Faber on the head and calling him, “litte man.” McGregor starts...
Via Fight Of The Night
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Connor McGregor and Urijah Faber Get into a Little Scuffle Back Stage During the Weigh Ins

Few things can sell a fight better than hatred and animosity. As much as people like to see two guy beating on each other if those two hate each other they are going to be a little more eager to get it on. Connor McGregor is not fighting Urijah Faber, but Faber is part of Team Alpha Male which McGregor's opponent Chad Mendes is a part of. So maybe when MCGregor ran in to Faber prior...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber quarrel backstage ahead of UFC 189 weigh-in (video)

Social media was sent into a frenzy when UFC 189 headliner Conor McGregor exchanged pleasantries with his opponents teammate, MMA legend Urijah Faber, just over a half hour before weigh-in time earlier today inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. After mentally breaking down opponent after opponent during his UFC run, has McGregor finally met his match with Mendes...
Via Fight Booth
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber: A yappy dude from Ireland is not going to intimidate Chad Mendes

In the brief lead-up to UFC 189's new main event between Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor, the charismatic Dubliner has piled on the trash talk. McGregor has been loud, cutting, personal and downright nasty at times with his characterizations of Mendes and his predictions of how things will go during their interim featherweight title fight on Saturday. Despite the constancy and volume...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 189 Embedded: Episode 2 (Video)

Episode 2 of the “UFC 189 Embedded” series has been released. In the latest episode of the online video series, we get to see Conor McGregor going through some media obligations and Chad Mendes receiving some advice from his longtime teammate and mentor, Urijah Faber. Also in the video, McGregor and Mendes exchange verbal jabs on the UFC 189 media conference call. You can check...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hit List: The Top 5 moments from UFC Manila: Edgar vs. Faber

There was a big day of UFC action, Saturday, with prospects, future legends, and retiring favorites filling out a card from Manila. Frankie Edgar once again proved he had the answer, Mark Munoz gave every ounce of effort he had in his final fight, and much, much more took place. Read on to find out our top five moments of the weekend, and then let us know your favorites in the comments...
Via Fox Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Results: Frankie Edgar Bests Urijah Faber In Unanimous Decision

In a 145-pound SuperFight between two of MMA’s lighter weight pioneers on Saturday, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber just couldn’t catch up with the speed and activity level of former UFC lightweight king Frankie Edgar, who kept his spot at the top of the division intact with a shutout five-round unanimous decision win at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Beats Urijah Faber By Clear Unanimous Decision At UFC Fight Night 66

Frankie Edgar earned himself a clean sweep on the judges scorecards against Urijah Faber at UFC Fight Night 66 today in Manila to strengthen his claim for another shot at the featherweight title. Round One: The two circle each other to start the main event. Faber with a leg kick after thinking better of a knee. He tries an overhand but it misses. He fires of a punch to set...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Calling The Shots: Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber

The UFC makes its debut in the Philippines this Saturday as Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber will tango in the main event. While the card boasts what should be some fun fights, the five-round featherweight attraction between the two former WEC and UFC champions could very well be MMA’s version of the Thrilla in Manila. Fight night is a term that encapsulates the evening’s combative...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 66: Frankie Edgar And Urijah Faber Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find UFC Fight Night 66 pre-fight interviews with the undoubted stars of the show, headliners Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber. — Frankie Edgar: Urijah Faber:
Via Fight Of The Night
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Edgar vs. Faber: Crystal Ball Predictions

This Saturday brings another breakfast menu of UFC brawls as MMA hits Manila in a big way. In the main event, former world champions Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber lock up in a dream match up with title implications. In the co-main event, two top 15 middleweights clash when Gegard Mousasi and Costas Philippou meet to decide who moves up the 185 pound ladder. And, in a featured bout...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch: UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber

The UFC embarks on an ambitious first trip to the Philippines this weekend for UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber with a special morning show time for the card in the United States. Frankie Edgar meets Urijah Faber in the main event as two of the best fighters to ever compete in the lighter weight divisions meet in the Octagon for the first time. Edgar is gunning for a potential title...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber’ Complete Betting Odds

The long-awaited “super-fight” between Frankie Edgar (pictured) and Urijah Faber might not be so super after all, according to the Gambling Gods. Edgar is a heavy 4-1 odds-on favorite to beat Faber in their anticipated matchup. Faber, meanwhile, checks in as a 3-1 underdog. SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines hosts the festivities. Here are the wagering lines for Saturday’s...
Via 5thRound.com
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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