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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 >>

  • 5 days ago
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Well this is something you don't see everyday. Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight contender Urijah Faber was among 10 professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters to step into a boxing ring last night (Sat., Feb. 21, 2015) at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas, Nevada to beat up MMA and radio personality Jason Ellis for Ellismania 10. Faber, who is scheduled to face off against former UFC lightweight champ Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 66 in Manila, was throwing some slopp read news >>

  • 6 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 9 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 >>

  • 9 days ago
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Poke and choke FTW! Urijah Faber earned his second straight victory in Dec. 2014, submitting Francisco Rivera in round two of their bantamweight bout at UFC 181. But, it wasn't without controversy. Moments before sinking in a fight-ending bulldog choke, "The California Kid" accidentally poked Rivera's right eye (see it), causing him to visibly wince in pain and discomfort. A few seconds later, the fight was over. During today's (Feb. 17, 2015) hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Francisco Rivera will remain with a loss on his record despite getting poked in the eye en route to defeat. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) ruled that it could not overturn the result of Rivera's fight with Urijah Faber from UFC 181 during its monthly meeting Tuesday in Las Vegas. Because referee Mario Yamasaki missed the eye-poke and didn't misinterpret a rule, the NAC could not change the bout to a no contest, per commission regulations. "I would phrase it that we're powerless to change t read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera's appeal to have his controversial loss to Urijah Faber overturned to a no contest was squashed by the Nevada Athletic Commission. The Nevada Athletic Commission, perhaps unsurprisingly, has denied Francisco Rivera's appeal to have his 2nd round submission loss to Urijah Faber at UFC 181 overturned to a no contest. Before Rivera was submitted, Faber stunned him with an eye poke, and the finishing sequence soon followed. Deputy attorney general Christopher Eccles read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The outcome of the UFC 181 fight between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera will not be changed, even though Faber admitted there was an accidental eye poke. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Sorry, Francisco Rivera: The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be changing the result of your UFC 181 submission loss to Urijah Faber.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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

  • 10 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 >>

  • 10 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 >>

  • 10 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 >>

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