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  • 5 days ago
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It has been a crazy week for the bantamweight division and its champion T.J. Dillashaw. Where the reigning 135-pound king was slated to face former long-standing title holder Dominick Cruz in a highly anticipated bout sometime in 2015, those plans were scrapped in a big way when "The Dominator" announced he'd suffered yet another knee injury. It was undoubtedly a crushing blow for Cruz—who had recently ended a three-year layoff with a triumphant return at UFC 178 back in September—and the shake- read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The injuries of two top-tier bantamweight doesn’t necessarily open the door to a teammate vs. teammate title fight, according to the manager of Team Alpha Male’s T.J. Dillashaw and Urijah Faber.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days 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 >>

  • 18 days 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 >>

  • 18 days 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 >>

  • 19 days ago
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Urijah Faber appearing on FOX Sports 1 instead of the pay-per-view lead to the show on Saturday night did 840,000 viewers, slightly above the 809,000 viewer average for such shows. The UFC 181 prelims, which featured Urijah Faber, did slightly above the usual average, with 840,000 viewers.The figure was up from the 624,000 viewers for the UFC 180 prelims, which was the Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt show. That prelims show had head-to-head competition from Bellator in the second hour. The prelims read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Stream or download Friday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Urijah Faber, Todd Duffee and Josh Samman.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 20 days 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 >>

  • 20 days 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 >>

  • 20 days 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 >>

  • 20 days 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 >>

  • 20 days 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 >>

  • 21 days ago
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Top bantamweight contender and longtime keeper of the 135-pound gate, Urijah Faber, was able to rack up yet another submission win inside the Octagon, this time over Francisco Rivera, who was poked and choked into surrender by "The California Kid" on the FOX Sports 1 "Prelims" of the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Dec. 6, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Intentional? No. Unfortunate? Yep. Maybe it's time to revisit this "revolutionary" idea? For more results and highlights from UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Francisco Rivera will appeal his submission loss to Urijah Faber on Saturday night at UFC 181 in Las Vegas with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), Rivera told MMA Fighting. Rivera said after discussing the situation with his manager Jason House, it was something he felt like he needed to do. In the second round, Faber clearly poked Rivera in the eye, sending Rivera up against the cage, covering his face clearly in pain. Faber swarmed, landed punches and eventually cinched in a bulldog choke f read news >>

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