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Jun 28, 2012 11:49 am

Faber Thinks He's Faced Tougher Guys Than Barao | UFC NEWS

Urijah Faber (26-5) recently spoke to Inside MMA about his upcoming interim bantamweight title fight with Renan Barao (28-1, 1 NC). The two will fight in the main event of UFC 149 to determine who gets the next shot at the undisputed title when the winner goes on to face Dominick Cruz once the champ...

Jun 11, 2012 5:05 am

Faber Feels Barao Is A More Dangerous Opponent Than Cruz | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Urijah Faber in an interview with MMAweekly. Faber comments on how he felt when he found out Dominick Cruz was injured and the Bantamweight Title fight was put on hold. “I was very disappointed,” “I feel for the guy. As much as we get on each other’s nerves there is a mutual...

Jun 10, 2012 2:19 am

Jose Aldo Out of UFC 149, Faber vs. Barao Moved To Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is out of the UFC 149 main event due to injury. As UFC 149 is now without the main event the UFC 148 co-main event moves to UFC 149. Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao has been moved over as the new main event in Calgary. UFC officials...

May 31, 2012 1:58 pm

The Dangers Of Training | Faber Student Paralyzed | MMA NEWS

The sad news of a young athlete being paralyzed will never be softened by euphemisms or optimistic outlooks. Such is the case with 22-year-old Devin Johnson who was recently paralyzed during training session at Urijah Faber‘s Ultimate Fitness Gym in what sounds like a guillotine attempt during a takedown. Sacramento’s News 10 has the full...


May 19, 2012 8:00 am

Renan Barao In For Cruz Against Faber For Interim Title | UFC NEWS

On Friday evening’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter Live, UFC President Dana White officially announced Renan Barao, 26-1 with 1 no-contest, will face Urijah Faber for the UFC Interim Bantamweight Title at UFC 148. The fight card change comes on the heels of reigning UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz’s knee injury, and subsequent withdrawal, in...

May 17, 2012 7:26 am

Fabers Replacement Opponent To Be Announced On FX This Friday | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy Dana White is expected to announce Urijah Faber’s new opponent for UFC 148 on Friday during “The Ultimate Fighter Live” broadcast on FX. This highly anticipated announcement follows the recent ACL injury sustained by UFC bantamweight champion, and ‘TUF Live’ coach, Dominick Cruz. This Friday marks the 11th episode of this season,...

May 4, 2012 11:43 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live: Cruz vs. Faber Episode 9 Results, Recap And Post-Fight Quotes

The Ultimate Fighter Live episode 9 – ‘Become That Hero’ – aired Friday evening and saw Team Faber nab the final preliminary round win as Newcastle, England’s Andy Ogle submitted Miami’s Mike Rio at 4:19 of the second round. The season now shifts into the quarterfinals, with four of the final eight fighters squaring-off on...

Apr 6, 2012 3:26 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX: Cruz vs. Faber Episode 5 Discussion Thread

Tonight plays host to the latest installment of the UFC’s new season of “The Ultimate Fighter” series. With the new “Live” format on FX there will be much to watch and discuss about this evenings show. This week Team Faber will try to keep control of the house and win their second straight match. Last...

Mar 14, 2012 12:25 pm

They are 1-1 Against Each Other But Who Is The Betting Favorite, Cruz or Faber?

After the two best bantamweight fighters in the world get done with their “Ultimate Fighter Live on FX” coaching gig, they will be locked inside the Octagon once more to determine who is the better Mixed Martial Artist. Urijah Faber and Dominick Cruz have a history that spans the course of more than five years...

Mar 8, 2012 11:53 am

MMA NEWS | Faber Has No Issue With Coaching Dakota Cochrane | Warns Cast

“I’m interested to see where his head’s at with the whole thing. That will be a big deciding factor on how everyone else deals with it. It’s going to come up, there’s no doubt about that. It’s not a subject that just gets looked over. If these guys want to make fun of him or...

Mar 1, 2012 4:24 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter 15: Cruz vs. Faber” Preview Show Airs Tonight On FUEL TV.

Tonight on FUEL TV at 11:30pm ET (8:30 PT) a thirty-minute preview show hosted by UFC president Dana White will air in anticipation of next week’s “TUF season 15” debut on FX. During the 30-minute broadcast UFC president Dana White takes viewers through the history of The Ultimate Fighting Championship all the way back from...

Feb 28, 2012 8:45 am

Faber to Cruz | You’re Welcome For Letting You Live

“I mean, come on. Let’s be serious here. I don’t understand the way he’s fighting, so I’m frustrated and I’m saying bad stuff about it? The guy’s a good fighter. He’s good at what he does which is: scoring some points. He’s not dangerous. He’s not scary. I knocked him down three different times in...

Feb 17, 2012 5:21 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX Commercial | Cruz vs. Faber (Video)

http://youtu.be/1bQIz4V2OgU Watch The Ultimate Fighter Live. Special Premiere Event, Friday Mar. 9. Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz square off as coaches and fight for the UFC’s bantamweight title before it’s all said and done. Read More: Urijah Faber (News), Dominick Cruz (News), The Ultimate Fighter

Feb 10, 2012 11:25 am

Cruz vs. Faber III In The Works For UFC 148

The bantamweight division’s most heated rivalry will be at the forefront of the MMA world once again when Dominick Cruz attempts to defend his title against Urijah Faber in July. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta broke the news yesterday via a twitter Q&A session. The title fight will feature the world’s top two bantamweight fighters in...

Jan 12, 2012 2:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Chad Mendes: Urijah Is My Mentor, But We Are Different

[box_light] “Urijah is my mentor and he’s played a key role in helping me develop a strategy for this fight. He knows where Jose is strong and where he’s not. But Urijah’s style and my style are completely different. He shoots a lot of single legs and has incredible speed. For me, I have an...

Dec 21, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – Dominick Cruz Blames Faber For Less Than Perfect Public Image

“I think a lot of people have misconceptions about me. People usually believe what Faber’s been saying about me, that I’m a d-bag and all these negative things. Of course, he’s going to say negative things about me. I’ve beaten him and some of his teammates. What nice stuff will he have to say about...

Dec 6, 2011 7:22 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Announces Cruz and Faber As Coaches Of The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that The Ultimate Fighter, the longest-running sports reality show on television, is moving to FX this March with an exciting, new live format. The Ultimate Fighter LIVE debuts on Friday, March 9 as part of a two-hour season premiere beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The show will then air...

Nov 22, 2011 8:24 am

UFC NEWS – Cruz Ready To Face Faber To Complete Trilogy

“The way that he beat Bowles, I think it warrants a title fight for him. That’s fine with me. I’ve got no problem. It was going to be him or Bowles, I knew that coming into that fight, and I was ready to take on either one of them. He beat somebody in the Top...

Feb 23, 2017 11:18 pm

Fighters most tested by USADA in 2016

Throughout the course of 2016, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has continued to crack down on performance enhancing drugs used both in competition and out of competition by fighters. This has resulted in quite a bit of fighters being suspended for potential USADA violations, most notably former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and former UFC...

Feb 7, 2017 8:59 am

Frankie Edgar wants new UFC contract, fights with Lamas, Holloway

In November of 2016, on the main card of UFC 205, Frankie Edgar defeated Jeremy Stephens by unanimous decision. This victory marked the second last obligation on Edgar’s current UFC contract. With one fight now remaining on his current UFC deal, the former lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger is now looking to the future....

Jan 27, 2017 11:58 am

The 5 Best UFC on Fox Cards so far

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Denver with UFC on Fox 23. Headlined by a bantamweight number one contender fight between Julianna Peña and Valentina Shevchenko, co-headlined by a welterweight battle between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Jorge Masvidal, and featuring other big names like Andrei Arlovski, Francis Ngannou, Aljamain Sterling and Nate Marquardt,...

Jan 25, 2017 3:58 pm

Michael McDonald opens up on financial struggles preventing his return

At one point in time, UFC bantamweight Michael McDonald was one of the most highly touted bantamweight prospects on the UFC roster. An 8-fight win streak that ‘Mayday’ rode from the regional scene into the top 10 of the UFC’s bantamweight division had the young prospect fighting Renan Barao in 2013 for the interim UFC...