Dominick Cruz says Urijah Faber fight was not his most gratifying win

Dominick Cruz is coming off a unanimous decision victory over his most heated UFC rival, Urijah Faber, in a fight that finally settled a near 10-year feud between the two bantamweights.But despite almost a decade of trash talk and back and forth with Faber, Cruz says that while the win felt great, it wasn't his most gratifying. No, that distinction is saved for a fight that was much...
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UFC 199: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III (Video Highlights)

Poor, Urijah Faber. Despite an illustrious MMA career, a UFC title simply isn’t in the cards for “The California Kid.” UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz dominated Faber on Saturday at UFC 199 to retain his title. Faber is the only man to ever post a win over Cruz, but that was nine years ago. Cruz was simply too fast for Faber in their rubber match. He constantly beat...
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Dominick Cruz breaks tie with Urijah Faber, defends UFC title

LOS ANGELES --- Dominick Cruz successfully defended his bantamweight world title and broke his tie with nemesis Urijah Faber, Saturday, earning a unanimous decision. Scores were 50-45 (twice), and 49-46 for Cruz.The two-time champion used unpredictable movement, a great sense of distance, takedowns, and well-timed power punches to get the best of his rival. Cruz lead with takedowns...
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UFC 199 Predictions: Rockhold Vs. Bisping, Cruz Vs. Faber Picks And More

That’s right boys and girls, it’s time for another double title shot edition of The Downes Side. There won’t be any need for a double shot of espresso, because the fight card of UFC 199 has enough excitement to keep your great uncle awake past his bed time. In the main event of the evening, Luke Rockhold defends his middleweight title for the first time against Michael Bisping...
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Dominick Cruz, Urijah Faber hurl verbal haymakers at UFC 199 press conference

Bantamweight rivals Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber were forced to do interview after interview together during UFC 199 fight week and things finally came to a head at Thursday's pre-fight press conference, where both fighters did their best to embarrass the other before Saturday's event.While headliners Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold were certainly masterful, the bantamweight...
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Dominick Cruz plans to outclass and expose Urijah Faber at UFC 199

It was almost four years ago that Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber were supposed to meet in the co-main event at UFC 148 after coaching against each other on "The Ultimate Fighter". Each fighter had a victory over the other, and this third fight was supposed to settle things. Then disaster struck. Cruz suffered a torn ACL just weeks away from their fight, and that set off a chain reaction...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC fighter had woman break into house, defile his bathroom

UFC fighter Urijah Faber had a way more eventful weekend than you — unless, of course, you also had a random woman break into your house and leave a disgusting mess behind in your bathroom. That’s right, Faber was hanging out with some friends on Saturday when a woman apparently knocked on his door and let herself in. She then proceeded straight to the bathroom and locked herself...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber; A series of odd events

If it’s not one crazy thing, it’s another. Things just don’t seem to be going in favor of UFC superstar Urijah Faber as of late. This past week, we have seen quite a few things happen to Faber. Some of them were anticipated, some of them don’t even seem real. American Chris Gruetzemacher and Urijah Faber are able to continue the momentum going 2-0. However, following Gruetzemacher’s...
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Finally Details Reasons For His Rift With Duane Ludwig

The exact reasons why ex-fighter turned coach Duane Ludwig left Urijah Faber’s ‘Team Alpha Male’ camp have never been made public, though it was clear that there was some kind of animosity between the two men. However, after trying to take the high road and stay silent on the matter, Faber finally snapped and gave his version of events in a lengthy interview with Ariel Helwani...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Vs Alex Caceras Goes Down At UFC 175

Perennial title challenger Urijah Faber will begin his next campaign against Alex ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Caceras at UFC 175 in Las Vegas on July 5th. Faber was last seen in the Octagon at UFC 169 back in February where he suffered a disappointing first round TKO loss to Renan Barao in his third unsuccessful attempt to get his hands on the UFC bantamweight title. Despite coming up short...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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