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Opinion: Why Booking A Garbrandt/Dillashaw Season Of The Ultimate Fighter Could Be Pure Genius

The UFC recently made the announcement that their upcoming 25th season of the Ultimate Fighter would feature both Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw in opposing coaching roles. The UFC’s bantamweight division has all of a sudden become one of the promotion’s most talked about weight classes. This has been a result in equal parts due to a huge influx of …

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Watch: Dominick Cruz Bestows Cool Retirement Gift Upon Urijah Faber

On a night when boxing legend Bernard Hopkins ended his storied career flat out on the floor of the Forum in Inglewood, California, MMA legend Urijah Faber’s tale came to a much more satisfying and fitting conclusion 600km or so up the road in Sacramento. ‘The California Kid’, who has often been credited with changing the way the masses thought …

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Opinion: Ranking The UFC’s Pound-for-Pound Elite

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings often come under much criticism and the title of ‘pound-for-pound king’ is one that – for the most part – will never be unanimously agreed upon. Of course, such things are subjective but there are three active UFC fighters who few could argue stand a distance above the rest; ones who have already established themselves as living …

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Urijah Faber Steps Back In The Octagon On December 17th To Face Brad Pickett

Former WEC featherweight champion and multiple-time UFC title challenger Urijah Faber will return to the octagon on December 17th when he faces England’s Brad Pickett at UFC on Fox 22. The event, which is headlined by strawweights Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson, takes place in Faber’s hometown of Sacramento, California. ‘The California Kid’ went 1-1 in 2015, losing a unanimous …

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Bizarre Elevator Accident Rules UFC Fighter Out Of UFC 203

In a strange turn of events UFC fighter CB Dollaway, who was scheduled to fight on tonight’s UFC 203 card, has had to withdraw from the event due to an injury he suffered when the elevator he was in went into freefall. The incident happened last night at a Cleveland hotel. Though it is unclear just how dramatic the fall was, it was significant enough for Dollaway to …

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Watch: UFC Releases ‘Top 5 Finishes’ Highlight Reel Of UFC 203’s Main Card Competitors

UFC 203 is only days away, September 10th to be exact, and following on from the biblical battles of it’s predecessor UFC 202, Saturday’s main card holds all the promised of another memorable night. The main event sees a titanic heavyweight title clash between Stipe Miocic and the marauding Englishman, Alistair Overeem. There is little expectation of a McGregor-Diaz style …

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Urijah Faber To Face Jimmie Rivera In September At UFC 203

The events of UFC 199 seemed to have been enough to push Urijah Faber into retirement. The former WEC featherweight champion entered his third unsuccessful bid at securing UFC gold, the fourth if you include an interim-title loss to Renan Barao back in 2012, and it was his oldest and bitterest rival, Dominick Cruz that denied him once again. The …

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UFC 199: Fight Predictions – Part 2

On Saturday night, two UFC titles will be contested in California, the Bantamweight Title between Champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Urijah Faber as well as the Middleweight Title between Champion Luke Rockhold and challenger Michael Bisping. UFC 199 has already made history, with new weigh-in procedures being introduced. Much of the talk around fight week has been about the new changes introduced …

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Watch: Urijah Faber Wants Conor McGregor ‘Superfight’, Warns Him To ‘Stay Away From Boxing’

Speaking at the UFC 199 pre-fight press conference, Urijah Faber outlined his plans for the future, with Conor McGregor at the helm of his scheme. At 37 years of age, this weekend arguably represents Urijah Faber’s last chance of claiming UFC gold. Leaving aside his bitter history with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, the bout is already the most important of the …

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