On a weekend that UFC icon B.J. Penn walked away from competing in MMA, and Pat Miletich was inducted into the UFC’s Hall of Fame, it was only fitting that Jens Pulver -- the pioneer of the lighter weight classes -- retired as well.Pulver was one of Penn’s biggest rivalries in the then newly created 155-pound division a decade ago. And Miletich was Pulver’s trainer, coach and mentor for all those glory years back in Bettendorf, Iowa, when Pulver was the UFC’s lightweight champion. They are all l more
Urijah Faber still has his eyes set on a fight against Norifumi Yamamoto. Interestingly enough, Dana White revealed during a recent UFC Fight Night 52 press conference that he would love to book it if "The California Kid" escaped UFC 175 unscathed; which he did. After T.J. Dillashaw dethroned Renan Barao as ruler of the bantamweight division at UFC 173, it didn't take long for fans to start foaming at the mouth for a potential teammate vs. teammate match up pitting T.J. against Urijah Faber.
Urijah Faber inexplicably ends up on the Fox Sports 1 undercard for UFC 175 at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas against 'Bruce Leeroy' Alex Caceres. Read on for an analysis of the only matchup worth watching. I hear your Dallas Stars won the NHL arms race yesterday. Congrats.
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UFC 175 Live Results Home Page Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres Round 1: UFC 175 Live Results Home Page more
The preliminary card of tonight's (Sat., July 5, 2014) UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, closed with former WEC kingpin Urijah Faber battling Alex Caceres in a sort of main event for the "free" portion of the card.
Faber claimed he wanted this position because it would give him more exposure.
Well, he got it, and he made the most of it.
"The California Kid" put the pressure on early, working for a quick takedown. Caceres avoided it for a more
On Saturday night, former WEC featherweight champion, Urijah Faber, faced off against a veteran of Season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter, Alex Caceres.
Faber controlled the majority of the fight with his pressure in the clinch and on the ground. He also scored many takedowns throughout the fight.
Then in the third round, he was able to take Caceres' back off one of those takedowns and lock in the rear-naked choke. Let's check out what we learned from the bantamweight fight. What We'll Remember About more
Urijah Faber bounced back from his crushing UFC 169 loss to Renan Barao in a big way Saturday as he defeated Alex Caceres in a UFC 175 bantamweight bout via submission in the third round.
MMA Junkie tweeted the result: Faber went right to work in the first round. The Team Alpha Male fighter wasted no time in dragging Caceres to the ground and holding him there for the duration of the round, setting the tone for a one-sided affair. The second round saw Caceres experience a little more success but more
Assuming "The California Kid" meets him halfway.
A lot of crazy things could start happening in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division, depending on whether or not current champion, Jose Aldo, can recover from his latest neck injury to meet the unofficial deadline handed down by Lorenzo Fertitta.
More on that here.
If he can't, the promotion would consider an interim title fight that pits division number one contender, Chad Mendes, against Cub Swans more
Urijah Faber will welcome onetime Sengoku champion Masanori Kanehara to the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Sept. 20. more