Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Urijah Faber

Urijah Faber is an American mixed-martial artist fighting at the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is currently ranked no. 2 in the world in the bantamweight division. 

Faber, a Brazilian jujitsu brown-belt, won the WEC featherweight championship in 2006 and held the title for 2 years. He was a wrestler in college, playing for University of California at Davis. 

Born: May 14, 1979 in Isla Vista, California
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 135 lbs

Notable Achievements
  • Won the World Extreme Cagefighting Featherweight Championship in 2006
  • Win-Loss record: 26-5 (won 7 by knockout, 14 by submission)
  • Debuted at Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 19, 2011, defeating former WEC bantamweight champion Eddie Wineland

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