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Urijah Faber: Dillashaw a Bigger Fight than Cejudo

Urijah Faber has been on the campaign trail for a bantamweight title fight against Henry Cejudo ever since defeating Ricky Simon in the UFC Sacramento co-main event. But there is …read more

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Aljamain Sterling questions ‘irrational’ Urijah Faber’s call for title shot

After stopping Ricky Simon in his comeback fight, Urijah Faber called for a title shot against UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo. While Faber is a big star, however, it’s inarguable …read more

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Morning Report: Aljamain Sterling says ‘irrational’ Urijah Faber does not deserve a fifth title shot

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Last weekend, UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber came out of retirement in spectacular fashion, knocking out Ricky Simon in just 46 seconds. It was a tremendous …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz Gives Urijah Faber A Proposal On How To Get Title Shot

Following Urijah Faber’s big win over Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento, he called for a title shot against Henry Cejudo. After all, Cejudo called him out following his UFC 238. …read more

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Dana White details his plans for current ‘champ champ’ Henry Cejudo

After Urijah Faber knocked out Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento, he called for a fight against UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo and that potential matchup is the talk of the …read more

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Urijah Faber Rates 'Confusing' Dominick Cruz a Tougher Challenge Than Henry Cejudo

Urijah Faber made a spectacular return in his first fight in nearly three years, knocking out the surging Ricky Simon in under a minute at UFC Sacramento on Saturday, and …read more

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Faber: Dillashaw Fight Bigger Than Cejudo Matchup

After making a triumphant return last Saturday (July 13, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 155 in Sacramento, California by scoring a knockout win over Ricky Simon in under a minute …read more

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Urijah Faber: Dominick Cruz Is Tougher Fight Than Henry Cejudo

Over the weekend, MMA great Urijah Faber came out of retirement in quite the impressive fashion. The 40-year-old ‘California Kid’ starched formerly rising star Ricky Simon (watch it) in just …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 13 salaries: Urijah Faber ($340k) banks biggest payday

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For marquee placement on a hometown card, Urijah Faber was paid handsomely.
The native of Sacramento, Calif., took …read more

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Urijah Faber Says He Suffered A Shoulder Injury Before UFC Sacramento

Urijah Faber returned to the Octagon to take on Ricky Simon on Saturday. There, he was making his first walk to the Octagon since his retirement fight back in 2016. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Tells Urijah Faber to ‘Stop the Bulls—t’ Regarding Title Shot Talk

Aljamain Sterling is not happy that Urijah Faber is already talking about a title shot after his win over Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento this past weekend. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling reacts to Urijah Faber title chatter: ‘Stop the bullsh*t’

Aljamain Sterling was impressed with Urijah Faber’s quick finish over Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento on Saturday night, but that doesn’t mean he’s open to letting “The California Kid” take …read more

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20 MMA thoughts, including why doubting Faber was a major mistake

Urijah Faber, at 40, showed in his win against Ricky Simon that he still has a lot left. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on that performance, as well as what …read more

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Urijah Faber discusses matchup with ‘little cheat’ TJ Dillashaw

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of UFC Sacramento, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber made a triumphant return to the cage, stopping Ricky Simon in the first round …read more

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Morning Report: Cody Garbrandt gives update on return, discusses drug testing in the UFC

Over the weekend, Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber returned to the octagon in sensational fashion, knocking out Ricky Simon in 46 seconds. Afterwards, Faber called out double champ Henry Cejudo, …read more

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Faber Suffered Shoulder Injury Leading Up To UFC Sacramento Fight

“The California Kid” is back and looking better than ever … Well, based on the 46 seconds his fight with Ricky Simon lasted. Urijah Faber thrilled his hometown crowd of …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Henry Cejudo Cautions Urijah Faber ‘Be Careful What You Wish For’ After Post-Fight Callout

Urijah Faber’s spectacular comeback victory over Ricky Simon isn’t likely to be a one-off appearance. Instead, “The California Kid” is already eyeing the top of the mountain in the Ultimate …read more

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Urijah Faber believes chances of Henry Cejudo title fight are ‘very good’

Urijah Faber was just moments removed from a knockout win over Ricky Simon in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 155 when he took the microphone to call out …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 13: Urijah Faber vs Ricky Simon recap video

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Check out the recap and highlights from UFC on ESPN+ 13’s Urijah Faber vs Ricky Simon. Already a UFC Hall of Famer, Faber came out of …read more

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UFC Sacramento Bonuses: Urijah Faber wins bonus for Ricky Simon TKO

UFC Sacramento proved to be a very good night for Urijah Faber. Not only did he defeat Ricky Simon by first-round TKO in the co-main event of the evening, he …read more

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Michael Bisping and Brendan Fitzgerald's reaction to Urijah Faber's win is all of us

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Urijah Faber’s spectacular return at UFC on ESPN+ 13 didn’t just catch opponent Ricky Simon by surprise. …read more

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Urijah Faber loves Henry Cejudo matchup, addresses ‘little cheat’ T.J. Dillashaw

Urijah Faber needed just 46-seconds to put himself into title contention on Saturday night after he dispatched Ricky Simon in his first fight back from retirement.
The jaw-dropping finish couldn’t have …read more

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Urijah Faber issues statement following triumphant UFC return

Urijah Faber has released a statement on his social media in the wake of his first-round TKO win over Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento.
The UFC Hall of Famer needed just …read more

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Five Rounds: How far can Urijah Faber take this second act?

Urijah Faber’s TKO win against Ricky Simon on Saturday proves he can still contend in the UFC’s bantamweight division. Is a title shot next? Answers to that and more from …read more

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Ricky Simon reacts after being finished by Urijah Faber in less than a minute

Following a near three year hiatus, Urijah Faber returned in sensational fashion against Ricky Simon at tonight’s UFC Sacramento event.
‘The California Kid’ was able to drop Simon with a right …read more

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Dana White pokes fun at Urijah Faber following sensational win at UFC Sacramento

Dana White decided to have some fun on social media after Urijah Faber needed only 40-seconds to defeat Ricky Simon in his backyard at UFC Sacramento.
Faber was able to connect …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 13 results: Urijah Faber scores electrifying finish of Ricky Simon

For one night, at least, Urijah Faber turned the clock back to the WEC days.
The fighter nicknamed “The California Kid,” whose popularity and charisma as the WEC featherweight champion more …read more

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UFC Sacramento results: Urijah Faber calls out Henry Cejudo following 46-second KO win

Urijah Faber is back.
“The California Kid” returned from retirement on Saturday night and needed just 46 seconds to knock out Ricky Simon in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Pros react to Faber’s 46-second TKO of Ricky Simon

Urijah Faber scored a 46-second TKO win against Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. Urijah Faber came back from retirement with a bang, …read more

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UFC Sacramento highlights: Watch Faber TKO Simon in 46 seconds

Check out the full fight video highlights of Urijah Faber making quick work of ranked bantamweight Ricky Simon in the UFC Sacramento co-main event. The recently un-retired UFC Hall of …read more

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Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon full fight video highlights

Watch Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon full fight video highlights from UFS Sacramento’s co-main event above, courtesy of UFC.
UFC Sacramento: De Randamie vs. Ladd took place July 13 at the …read more

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UFC Sacramento results: Faber returns to MMA with 46-second TKO of Simon

UFC HOFer Urijah Faber just un-retired to run right through Ricky Simon in the UFC Sacramento co-main event. The UFC Sacramento co-main event saw UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber …read more

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UFC Sacramento Highlights: Urijah Faber Smashes Ricky Simon in His Return

Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon delivered as advertised for their co-main event spot. The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout at the UFC Sacramento event from the Golden 1 …read more

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UFC Sacramento Results: Urijah Faber KO’s Ricky Simon (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Sacramento event is co-headlined by a men’s bantamweight fight featuring hometown favorite Urijah Faber taking on Ricky Simon.
‘The California Kid’ returns to the octagon for the first time …read more

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UFC Sacramento: Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon live blog

This is the UFC Sacramento live blog for Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon, a bantamweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Cali.
Faber, former WEC …read more

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Twitter reacts to Urijah Faber's KO of Ricky Simon, callout of Henry Cejudo at UFC on ESPN+ 13

UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber made a successful return to the octagon on Saturday when he defeated Ricky Simon in the co-main event at UFC on ESPN+ 13.
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Pros react after Urijah Faber stops Ricky Simon in 40 seconds

Former WEC champion Urijah Faber returned to the octagon at tonight’s UFC Sacramento event for a bantamweight bout with Ricky Simon.
Faber had not competed in mixed martial arts since December …read more

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Ricky Simon plans to show returning Urijah Faber that sport is ‘a different animal’ now

It is a dream for Ricky Simon to be fighting Urijah Faber, a pioneer of the lighter weight classes.
But when the Octagon door shuts on Saturday, Simon may have to …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Sacramento - Main card preview

Get the dirt on the main card action of UFC Sacramento, featuring the return of UFC Hall of Famer, Urijah Faber, looking to turn away upstart Ricky Simon in the …read more

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Faber on Cejudo fight: He called me out, so I’ll never rule it out

Assuming he gets past Ricky Simon this weekend, Urijah Faber isn’t ruling out a potential fight with “Triple C” Henry Cejudo. Ahead of his return to the UFC this weekend, …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Ricky Simon rescheduled honeymoon for 'dream' fight vs. UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In just his fourth UFC appearance, Ricky Simon will get an opportunity of a lifetime.
On Saturday, Simon has a chance to add a win over a legend …read more

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Urijah Faber on Henry Cejudo fight: ‘I could do it after this one’

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC Sacramento, Urijah Faber returns to the cage opposite rising bantamweight contender Ricky Simon. If he wins, he’ll take a big step in …read more

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Cali Kid Returns! Urijah Faber Vs. Ricky Simon Full Fight Preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight bruisers Urijah Faber and Ricky Simon will throw down this Saturday (July 13, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 155 from inside Golden 1 Center in …read more

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Ricky Simon: It Will be Bittersweet KOing Urijah Faber

Like many others, Ricky Simon grew up admiring Urijah Faber. And whenever you receive an opportunity to compete against your hero, even if the sport is professional face-punching, it is …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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UFC Sacramento | Pro fighters make their picks for Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon

UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber is set to return to the Octagon this Saturday when he takes on Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento. This bout will be Faber’s first …read more

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Family first, fighters second: Cousins Vince Morales, Ricky Simon live out dream at UFC Sacramento

Vince Morales and Ricky Simon don’t just share the same job title. Yes, they’re competing with the same goals and dreams in mind. And, yeah, they do train with each …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw Hopes Urijah Faber Isn't Returning Because He's 'Hurting For Money'

Urijah Faber will come out of retirement to face off against Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento next month, a move which has former teammate T.J. Dillashaw questioning the motivation behind …read more

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Urijah Faber on Henry Cejudo's Callout: 'I Would Love to Do a Matchup'

40-year-old Urijah Faber will suspend his almost two-year retirement when he returns to the Octagon on July 13 to face bantamweight prospect Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento. …read more

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Michael Bisping ‘surprised’ Urijah Faber is returning

UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber is set to return to the Octagon at UFC Sacramento to take on Ricky Simon. “The California Kid” last fought back in December of …read more

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Urijah Faber: There’s No Bigger Fight For Me Than T.J. Dillashaw

Urijah Faber is set to fight Ricky Simon in his July return, but he’s still thinking about bigger matchups on the horizon. Urijah Faber is returning to action on July …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Urijah Faber discusses fighting T.J. Dillashaw in the future

At UFC Sacramento, Urijah Faber will return to the Octagon for a bantamweight tilt against Ricky Simon. It will be nearly three years since ‘The California Kid” last fought, but …read more

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Urijah Faber’s Instincts Compelled Return, Along With a Nudge From Conor McGregor

After two-and-a-half years away from the sport, Urijah Faber is set to return to the Octagon to face rising prospect Ricky Simon. …read more

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Posted on May 31, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Urijah Faber’s Business and Fighter Instincts Compelled Him to Return to MMA, Along With a Nudge From Conor McGregor

After two-and-a-half years away from the sport, Urijah Faber is set to return to the Octagon to face rising prospect Ricky Simon. …read more

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Ariel & The Bad Guy: Is a Ricky Simon matchup the right one for Urijah Faber?

Instead of taking on lower-level competition in his UFC return, 40-year-old Urijah Faber will challenge rising prospect Ricky Simon on July 13. Is this a wise matchup for Faber? …read more

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Faber returns against Simon at UFC Sacramento

Urijah Faber will return to the Octagon in his hometown of Sacramento opposite Ricky Simon. Urijah Faber has an opponent booked for his return to the Octagon at UFC Sacramento.
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Urijah Faber returns for UFC Sacramento fight with Ricky Simon

A member of the UFC Hall of Fame will soon enter the Octagon.
Urijah Faber, who retired from the sport following a decision victory over Brad Pickett in Sacramento in Dec. …read more

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Sources: Faber set to make UFC return July 13

Urijah Faber, who has not fought since December of 2016, will return to the Octagon at UFC Sacramento on July 13 against Ricky Simon. …read more

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Urijah Faber gets opponent for comeback fight

Urijah Faber has long been teasing a return to the Octagon, and now it’s official. The former WEC featherweight champion and long-time UFC bantamweight contender will battle Ricky Simon at …read more

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UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber agrees to end retirement vs. Ricky Simon at UFC on ESPN+ 13

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UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber is ending his retirement after more than two-and-a-half years, and he’ll do it in front of his hometown fans.
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