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  • 10 days ago
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Not sure if this is Urijah Faber's training strategy for Frankie Edgar or what, but boxing in jeans certainly appears to be #NotGoodTraining. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC fighter Urijah Faber discusses his upcoming bout with Frankie Edgar and the idea of facing teammate and UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Just how wild is UFC Fight Night 66's mega-fight between Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber? Well, combined, the two lighter weight luminaries represent 22 years of mixed martial arts excellence forged over a pair of the sport's biggest titles, a ridiculous 20-1 record in WEC/UFC non-championship bouts, plus a side helping of footwork, speed, and wrestling aplenty. So since such an immense trophy case is involved, please excuse Faber if he still sounds like a kid basking in the glow of Christmas mor read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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One thing is certain, these two former champions never have, and never will, dabble with performance-enhancing drugs. The mixed martial arts (MMA) world -- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in particular -- is still reeling after a terrible start to the New Year that saw four stars fail pre- and post-fight drug tests, including light heavyweight champion Jon Jones testing positive for cocaine prior to his title fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, 2015. Also, Anderson Silva and read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 66 Edgar vs. Faber Date: May 16, 2015 Venue: Mall of Asia Arena Location: Pasay, Philippines Fight Card (on Fox Sports 1) Frankie Edgar (18-4-1) vs. Urijah Faber (32-7) Nolan Ticman (4-2) vs. Yao Zhikui (1-2) Zhang Lipeng (9-8-1) vs. Kajan Johnson (19-11-1) Tae Hyun Bang (17-8) vs. Jon Tuck (8-2) Li Jingliang (9-3) vs. Roger Zapata (4-1) Phillipe Nover (10-5-1) vs. Yui Chul Nam (18-4-1) Roldan Sangcha-An (4-1) vs. Jon Delos Reyes (7-4) UFC Fight Night 66 Start Times: Follow MMAWe read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber discuss their upcoming fight. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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MMA has plenty of white whale fights. Silva-GSP, Couture-Emelianenko, Jones-Velasquez; search through the sport's annuals and there's no shortage of hypothetical mega-dances that never quite sprang to life. Go ahead and throw Urijah Faber versus Frankie Edgar into that conversation as well. Two future Hall of Fame legends of the lighter weight classes whose combined résumés read like an encyclopedia of prominent stars -- of all the realistic options, theirs may have been among the most compellin read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Frankie Edgar has dropped down from the 155-pound division to compete at featherweight, while Urijah Faber will be abandoning the 135-pound weight class -- albeit temporarily -- to meet him there. The former champions have been paired off for a UFC Fight Night 66 main event, which takes place on May 15, 2015 at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines, airing stateside on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 (more on their five-round headliner here). In anticipation of their 145-pound showdown, "T read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Urijah Faber declined the 'strange' offer, while Frankie Edgar didn't exactly have enough time to answer. Before they got booked to face off as the headliner of UFC Fight Night: Manila, both Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar were apparently offered bantamweight title shots against T.J. Dillashaw. Back when he face penciled in to face Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night 63, The California Kid got a 'strange' offer from Dana White and he subsequently declined a title fight against his teammate. Faber read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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It's no secret that there are a current shortage of compelling contenders to challenge for T.J. Dillashaw's UFC bantamweight title. Injuries have sidelined the two most obvious choices, Dominick Cruz, the former champion, and Raphael Assuncao, the last man to beat Dillashaw. Their absences ultimately paved the way for another rematch against Renan Barao to booked for April 25 at UFC 186, but before that contract was inked, UFC officials tried their hand at a little creative matchmaking. In a joi read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1:00 p.m. ET -- Benson Henderson will look back at his thrilling win over Brandon Thatch on Saturday night. 1:25 p.m. -- UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta will discuss his recent winning streak and upcoming fight against Jorge Masvidal. 1:45 p.m. -- Surging heavyweight Matt Mitrione will discuss what's next for him. 2:05 p.m. -- Veteran heavyweight Josh Barnett will talk about his decision to resume his MMA career. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Super fight? Absolutely! "I feel like it's rare in this sport to have the ability, the opportunity and the fortune of having super fights at multiple weights. I started in this sport because I love it. I love the challenge and I love to perform. Fighting a guy like Frankie Edgar is exactly the reason I got into this sport. I'm a fan of the heart Frankie has as a fighter, something I'm known for as well. I was a 145 lb. champion and he was a 155 lb. champion so it's cool for me to be able to make read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Super fight or not, the match up between Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber in the main event of UFC Manila is a very intriguing one. And it's been a tough one to put together as well. Faber's Manager Mike Roberts says, for him no other fight has ever been harder to make. Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber - that's a fight between two former champions, the number-one ranked featherweight and the number-three ranked bantamweight of the world. And it's a fight that has been in the making for a very long t read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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On Tuesday evening, the mixed martial arts Internet exploded with the news that Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber would potentially, possibly, probably headline the UFC's first foray into the Philippines. On Wednesday, the promotion made it official (via Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com): The former UFC lightweight champ and the former WEC featherweight champ will do the five-round thing (at 145 pounds) against each other on May 16 in Manila. But even before the fight was made official, the debate began r read news >>

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