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  • 19 days ago
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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera will have to wait at least one more month before he finds out whether the NSAC will overturn his December loss to Urijah Faber.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Urijah Faber is willing to admit that a fight between himself and the first UFC champion at his Team Alpha Male gym, T.J. Dillashaw, would be an interesting matchup. "It is a tremendous matchup," the founder of the famed Sacramento camp said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. Faber even got a taste of such a matchup when the two went a round in practice Monday. "We actually fought each other one round today," Faber said. "We were working situations. I would say he got the better of me today in read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera will get his day in court, so to speak, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission next week in Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Well, that sucks. Francisco Rivera is set to hit the surgery table to repair a cracked retina and bruise in his left eye after Uriah Faber accidentally poked it during their bantamweight bout at UFC 181 (video highlights here), which went down last weekend (Dec. 6, 2014) at UFC 181 in Las Vegas, Nevada. His text to Sherdog: "I have a crack in my retina and a bruise in my eye -- need to get laser eye surgery to stop it from spreading." Rivera suffered the injury in the second round of his tussle read news >>

  • a month ago
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Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Robbie Lawler, Francisco Rivera and Lance Palmer.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The bad news for UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera continues. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The result of last Saturday’s UFC 181 clash between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera was not particularly satisfying to either party involved. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera was taken back to his days on the football field while fighting Urijah Faber at this past Saturday’s UFC 181.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC 181 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC 181, which took place last Saturday night (Dec. 6, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. And there are a few hefty sentences. Chief among them read news >>

  • a month ago
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Francisco Rivera was executing his game plan, landing strikes and, despite entering his UFC 181 bout with Urijah Faber as a heavy underdog, appeared to have won the opening round. Then, a finger to the eye ruined his night. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Francisco Rivera will appeal his submission loss to Urijah Faber on Saturday night at UFC 181 to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. MMA Fighting spoke with Rivera and confirmed the news on Sunday. Faber, a perennial top contender, had his hands full as Rivera began to gain momentum in the stand-up exchanges early in the second round. Unfortunately, the competitive bantamweight matchup would be marred by a clear, inadvertent eye poke by Faber. Immediately after the poke, Rivera quickly backed read news >>

  • a month ago
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When it comes to a potential rematch of their controversial fight this past weekend at UFC 181, Urijah Faber told MMAjunkie Radio it’s not up to him to determine if he’ll meet Francisco Rivera for a second time.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bantamweight Francisco Rivera plans on appealing his submission loss to Urijah Faber due to an eye poke sustained moments before the finish. UFC 181 featured a second controversial conclusion to a bout outside of the main event when Referee Mario Yamasaki failed to notice a blatant eye poke that brought about the end of the preliminary fight between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera. It was an unfortunate ending to an entertaining fight - one that will force Rivera to appeal the result. "When I read news >>

  • a month ago
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After a controversial ending to their UFC 181 bout, Francisco Rivera wants a rematch with fellow bantamweight Urijah Faber.Filed under: News read news >>

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