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Chael Sonnen: You Can’t Totally Deny Henry Cejudo vs. Urijah Faber

Chael Sonnen believes the possibility of Henry Cejudo vs. Urijah Faber isn’t as far-fetched as people make it out to be. Faber stepped inside the Octagon earlier this month. He …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Sterling: “Irrational” Faber Doesn’t Deserve 5th Title Shot

When Aljamain Sterling defeated Pedro Munhoz to seemingly cement himself as next in line for a bantamweight title shot, he had absolutely no foresight of Urijah Faber hijacking the title …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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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 explains how Urijah Faber can get title shot against Henry Cejudo

After Henry Cejudo beat Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 to become the bantamweight champion he called out a bevy of names including Urijah Faber. Then, at UFC Sacramento, “The California …read more

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Michael Bisping says Urijah Faber vs. Henry Cejudo ‘would be awesome’

Michael Bisping wouldn’t be opposed to seeing Urijah Faber jump the line in the UFC bantamweight division.
Back in Dec. 2016, Faber ended his professional mixed martial arts career. He walked …read more

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Daily Debate results: Which recently retired UFC fighter do you most want to see back?

OK, OK – maybe Urijah Faber coming out of retirement this past Saturday wasn’t that big of a surprise to some of you.
After all, MMA fighters retire and come back …read more

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Nonsense! Madness! ‘Rocky’ KOs Masvidal Title Talk

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Crazy talk! Next thing you know they’ll be calling for a Urijah Faber title shot! Oh wait… You know that …read more

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UFC rankings update: Urijah Faber back on the bantamweight ladder

The latest UFC rankings update for July 16, 2019 is in.
In the wake of UFC Sacramento, Urijah Faber has returned to the bantamweight ladder. Faber hadn’t competed since Dec. 2016. …read more

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Dana White impressed by Urijah Faber, but wants Henry Cejudo to defend UFC flyweight title next

UFC president Dana White was impressed with UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber’s return from retirement over the weekend, but he’s falling short of slotting Faber into a title shot …read more

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Triple Take: Should UFC book Henry Cejudo vs. Urijah Faber for the title?

On Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 13, UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber returned from a multi-year retirement to defeat surging bantamweight prospect Ricky Simon by knockout in just 46 …read more

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UFC Sacramento Salaries: Urijah Faber ($340K) Tops Payroll in Comeback Fight

A return from retirement proved to quite lucrative for Urijah Faber. …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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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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Urijah Faber comes out of retirement and dwarfs the UFC on ESPN+ 13 fighter salaries

Germaine de Randamie may have solidified her status as the No. 1 contender in the UFC women’s bantamweight division, but returning UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber lorded over the …read more

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UFC Sacramento salaries: Urijah Faber leads payouts

Urijah Faber was well compensated for his return to the cage, which co-headlined the UFC Sacramento card over the weekend.
“The California Kid” pocketed $340,000 for first-round knockout of red hot …read more

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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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Sterling Shuts Down Faber’s ‘Bulls—t’ Title Talk

Skip the punk, get with the Funk! The combat sports community is abuzz with talk of Urijah Faber 2.0, who returned to mixed martial arts (MMA) last weekend in Sacramento …read more

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The Weekly Grind: Henry Cejudo, Urijah Faber trade shots, Diego Sanchez plays with tiger

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour.
As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters …read more

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Faber very interested in Cejudo, not scared to fight ‘cheat’ Dillashaw

Urijah Faber has discussed potential fights against champ-champ Henry Cejudo and rival T.J. Dillashaw After the quickest win of his career this past weekend, Urijah Faber said his chances of …read more

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Aljamain Sterling Reacts To Urijah Faber Title Shot Talks

Aljamain Sterling is not pleased with Urijah Faber and Henry Cejudo both calling each other out. The UFC Hall of Famer is coming off of a win over Ricky Simon …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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Urijah Faber swings back at Henry Cejudo, and 'deez nuts' make an appearance

Urijah Faber is swinging back at Henry Cejudo, and dare we say it, but “The California Kid” might be up 1-0 in the social media battle.
After Faber (35-10 MMA, 11-6 …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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MMA SQUARED: Urijah Faber cuts the line

In less than one minute on Saturday night, veterans Urijah Faber and Germaine de Randamie upset prospects and people are talking title shots.
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Urijah Faber and Henry Cejudo continue to trade barbs on social media

Urijah Faber called our current UFC ‘champ champ’ Henry Cejudo following his sensational victory at last night’s event in Sacramento.
The former WEC champion, Faber, needed only 40-seconds to put away …read more

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Urijah Faber Breaks Down Potential Henry Cejudo Matchup

There was perhaps only one person who envisioned that we would be talking about a potential Henry Cejudo vs. Urijah Faber matchup two months ago, and that person is not …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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Urijah Faber to Stick Around After Win in Comeback Fight: ‘I Want to Make the Most of My Time’

Urijah Faber apparently has found the fountain of youth because on Saturday night in the co-feature of UFC Fight Night 155, “The California Kid” looked like he was 25. …read more

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Henry Cejudo responds to Urijah Faber’s callout: ‘Careful what you wish for’

Henry Cejudo says Urijah Faber should be careful what he wishes for. After a three-year hiatus, UFC fan favorite Urijah Faber returned to the Octagon this Saturday to take on …read more

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Are de Randamie and Faber in line for UFC title shots?

Is Germaine de Randamie the rightful next challenger for Amanda Nunes’ bantamweight belt? Could a title shot be next for Urijah Faber? ESPN projects the next matchups. …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 13, from Urijah Faber's fifth title shot to Ryan Hall's riddle

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 13 in Sacramento, Calif.? Here are a few post-fight musings …
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1. Germaine de Randamie can’t win with fans, but …read more

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Urijah Faber is no one’s cautionary tale

You could be excused if your reaction to the May announcement that Urijah Faber would be returning to mixed martial arts after a three-year hiatus was to bang your head …read more

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Watch Michael Bisping and Co. react to Urijah Faber’s win at UFC Sacramento

Though no longer an active fighter, Michael Bisping is still a big part of the sport as he serves as an analyst for the UFC on ESPN color commentary team.
On …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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Faber reveals shoulder injury that kept him out for almost two weeks in camp

It was not a smooth-sailing training camp for Urijah Faber in preparation for his return at UFC Sacramento. At 40 years of age, UFC Hall-of-Famer decided to come 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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Henry Cejudo Reacts to Callout From ‘Corn-Rolled Princess’ Urijah Faber

UFC bantamweight and flyweight champion Henry Cejudo has responded to the latest callout by pro-MMA legend Urijah Faber for a fight. With Faber returning to competition, Cejudo started the …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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Henry Cejudo calls out ‘corn-rolled princess’ Urijah Faber for a potential fight

Reigning two-division UFC champion Henry Cejudo took to Twitter late yesterday evening where he sent a bold message to ‘The California Kid’ Urijah Faber.
Faber showed fans he’s still got what …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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Cejudo Responds To Callout From ‘Corn-Rolled Princess’ Faber

Henry Cejudo called out Urijah Faber. And now Faber’s calling out Cejudo. Does he have enough trooper points to get that fight? Urijah Faber returned to action on Saturday night …read more

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Henry Cejudo puts 'corn-rolled princess' Urijah Faber on notice after UFC on ESPN+ 13

Henry Cejudo had a response to Urijah Faber after the UFC Hall of Famer suggested a fight with the UFC bantamweight champion following his win at UFC on ESPN+ 13.
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Urijah Faber ready to 'mix it up' with champ Henry Cejudo after UFC on ESPN+ 13

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – 10 years after a lighthearted callout was issued, Urijah Faber is ready to throw down with UFC champ Henry Cejudo for real.
After two-and-a-half years away from the …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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Urijah Faber believes he matches up well with UFC champ-champ Henry Cejudo

Though UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber’s return to the Octagon seemed to come out of left field for most of us, the former WEC featherweight champion isn’t just dipping …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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UFC Sacramento bonuses: Four fighters walk away with Performance of the Night

It was a night of violence in California’s capital.
At UFC Sacramento, Jonathan Martínez. Andre Fili, Josh Emmett and Urijah Faber waked away with Performance of the Night bonuses for their …read more

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UFC Sacramento bonuses: Urijah Faber banks an extra $50,000 with hometown win

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was in Sacramento, California on Saturday and the crowd inside Golden 1 Center witnessed the return of a legend and some quick finishes.
Former WEC featherweight champion …read more

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UFC Sacramento bonuses: Team Alpha Male fighters take home three of four awards

Six Team Alpha Male fighters stepped into the cage on Saturday night, and three of them took home $50,000 bonuses.
Urijah Faber, Josh Emmett and Andre Fili all took home “Performance …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 Sacramento bonuses: Urijah Faber blasts Simon in POTN win

Check out which fighters won performance bonuses from UFC Fight Night: De Randamie vs. Ladd. The Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California was home to an solid night of fights …read more

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UFC Sacramento in Tweets: Pros react to Germaine de Randamie controversial stoppage win, Urijah Faber’s successful return

Germaine de Randamie scored the fastest finish in UFC women’s bantamweight history, but with some controversy.
The former UFC featherweight champion stopped Aspen Ladd just 16 seconds into their main …read more

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Urijah Faber scores quick finish in octagon return at UFC Sacramento

In October 2016, in his home town of Sacramento, Calif., Urijah Faber announced his retirement from fighting.after defeating Brad Pickett at UFC on FOX 22. On Saturday, “The California Kid” …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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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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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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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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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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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 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 Results and Highlights

The octagon returns to California tonight for UFC Sacramento, a 12-bout fight card that features the returns of both Urijah Faber and Germaine de Randamie.
UFC Sacramento is headlined by a …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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Simon ‘Pumped’ To Fight Faber, But Says UFC Hall Of Famer Is ‘Getting Old’

Ricky Simon will try to spoil the return of Urijah Faber later tonight (Sat., July 13, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 13 live on ESPN+ from inside Golden 1 Center …read more

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Urijah Faber looking to match ‘self-belief’ with ‘reality’ in return at UFC Sacramento

‘The California Kid’ is back.
Former WEC featherweight champion and long-time UFC contender Urijah Faber is returning to professional fighting this Saturday after having retired from the sport in late 2016. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 13's Liu Pingyuan ready to receive the torch from mentor Urijah Faber

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – UFC bantamweight Liu Pingyuan grew up watching Urijah Faber.
Two years ago, the Chinese fighter had the opportunity to move to America and train shoulder-to-shoulder with one of …read more

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Watch Faber’s Top 5 Best UFC Submission Finishes!

It has been nearly three years since Urijah Faber has stepped inside of the Octagon so it’s understandable why fight fans are excited to see “California Kid” once more later …read more

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Ricky Simon ‘pumped’ to face Urijah Faber in UFC on ESPN+ 13 co-main event

Looking back on his victory over Rani Yahya at UFC 234 in February, bantamweight Ricky Simon couldn’t be happier.
Not only was Simon happy to pick up a unanimous decision win …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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Josh Emmett confident Urijah Faber more than ready after coming out of retirement 

No one ever seems to stay retired in the sport of mixed martial arts but UFC veteran Urijah Faber seemed to be one fighter who could comfortably walk away when …read more

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Urijah Faber Was Interested In Fighting Kron Gracie In Return

UFC Hall of Famer, Urijah Faber is back. After retiring in 2016, “The California Kid” is set to return to the Octagon on Saturday. There, he will take on Ricky …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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Urijah Faber was interested in Kron Gracie as return opponent, hasn't 'skipped a beat' in retirement

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber doesn’t think he’s “skipped a beat” as he prepares to return from retirement Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 13.
After walking away …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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UFC on ESPN+ 13 pre-event facts: Urijah Faber returns – and still owns records

The UFC is back in California on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 13, which takes place at Golden1 Center in Sacramento and streams entirely on ESPN+.
A potential title eliminator 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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Urijah Faber not ruling out potential clash with champ-champ Henry Cejudo: ‘That’s an enticing fight for me’

Urijah Faber sees a scenario where he ends up challenging UFC champ-champ Henry Cejudo in his return to professional fighting.
The former WEC featherweight champion resumes his historic MMA career on …read more

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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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Simon: Win over Faber will ‘catapult’ me

Ricky Simon believes a win over Urijah Faber, despite his age and the fact he hasn’t fought since 2016, would “catapult” him to the next level in the UFC’s bantamweight …read more

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Josh Emmett Was Surprised Urijah Faber Retired, And ‘Had A Feeling’ He Would Return (Interview)

UFC Hall of Famer, Urijah Faber is back. “The California Kid” announced his retirement in 2016 after he beat Brad Pickett by decision. When he hung up his gloves, the …read more

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Retired? Urijah Faber is busier than ever -- and back to fighting at age 40

Urijah Faber, a UFC Hall of Famer and partial owner of 10 different businesses, will come out of retirement on Saturday in Sacramento. Here’s why. …read more

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VIDEO: Song Yadong says Urijah Faber is always calling him ‘the next champion’

LAS VEGAS – Song Yadong speaks to the media at UFC 239 about fighting in the U.S. for the first time, dealing with lingering injuries, what Urijah Faber said to …read more

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Ricky Simon: It’s a ‘bad idea’ for Urijah Faber to return against me

Ricky Simon did not expect to get the offer to fight UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber. Simon believed the UFC would give Urijah Faber a winnable fight in his …read more

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TJ Dillashaw Open to Fighting Urijah Faber Upon Return

TJ Dillashaw has weighed in on Urijah Faber’s decision to come out of retirement, and as has frequently been the case between the two former friends, they have a difference …read more

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UFC Sacramento poster released

A kid from California and “The California Kid” are the faces of the UFC’s upcoming trip to Sacramento.
Unbeaten 24-year-old bantamweight Aspen Ladd and the returning Urijah Faber are featured on …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2019, 12:16 am By
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TJ Dillashaw Hopes Urijah Faber Isn’t ‘Hurting For Money’

Four-time UFC title challenger Urijah Faber is back. The former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) champion recently revealed his plans to come out of retirement. He’s scheduled to face rising prospect …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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T.J. Dillashaw says Urijah Faber “probably should’ve stayed retired”

Former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is currently serving a two-year suspension from USADA for his use of EPO, and recently spoke on his decision to take the banned-substance, but …read more

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Dillashaw: Faber ‘probably should have stayed retired’

Former UFC bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw isn’t surprised that his former training partner Urijah Faber is returning to MMA. T.J. Dillashaw isn’t surprised to see Urijah Faber back, but believes …read more

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Urijah Faber would ‘love to do a matchup’ with Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo’s UFC 238 post-fight callout(s) of Urijah Faber, Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt caught just about everybody by surprise, but ‘The California Kid’ thinks he could be a great …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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Posted on June 13, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Urijah Faber discusses appeal of fight with ‘incredible’ Henry Cejudo

Shortly after Henry Cejudo defeated Marlon Moraes to claim the UFC bantamweight title, he set his sights on three of the division’s best established stars: Dominick Cruz, Cody Garbrandt and …read more

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Unfiltered Episode 298: Urijah Faber

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Dominick Cruz, Urijah Faber, Cody Garbrandt respond to Henry Cejudo's post-UFC 238 callout

Henry Cejudo issued his hit list after defeating Marlon Moraes to become a simultaneous two-division champion at UFC 238.
Following his third-round TKO of Moraes (22-6-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) to capture …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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Michael Bisping Surprised By Urijah Faber’s UFC Return

Michael Bisping wasn’t exactly expecting Urijah Faber to make his return to the Octagon. Faber last competed back in Dec. 2016, taking a unanimous decision victory over Brad Pickett. “The …read more

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Posted on June 6, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Urijah Faber interested in big fight with former teammate T.J. Dillashaw

“There is no history like the T.J. Dillashaw history that’s for sure.” Last week, it was announced that MMA veteran Urijah Faber would be coming out of retirement to face …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2019, 10:17 pm By
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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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Trading Shots: As Alexander Gustafsson says goodbye, Urijah Faber says he's back

Is Alexander Gustafsson’s retirement going to stick? What factors give us the best hope of predicting that, and which reasons make the most sense for coming back? Retired UFC and …read more

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