Urijah Faber Ready To Return To Featherweight To Face Frankie Edgar

With word of Jose Aldo’s exit from a planned UFC featherweight title fight with Frankie Edgar being released Tuesday, a new challenger for Edgar has already come forward.

Urijah Faber, the former WEC featherweight champion, has been competing in the bantamweight ranks since entering the UFC. However, if the promotion came asking for him to provide his services for an Edgar bout, “The California Kid” would answer.

  • http://twitter.com/Warriordave927 warriordave927

    I can’t see urijah deserving to go into a number 1 contender fifgt at 145 so fast but you’ve gotta admit the dude knows how to make it happen for himself,the fact that hes marketable makes me think this will probably rnd up happening

    • Brooklyn

      Coming from someone who has Chael as their profile pic lol All that guy does is talk his way into #1 contender fights lol

      The fact that Frankie is coming down a division and Urijah would be coming up a division makes it a feasible fight, for many reasons. 1, it’s highly marketable. Especially with Urijah Faber. 2. Urijah isn’t asking for a #1 contender fight, persay, he is just showing that he is a company man unlike Jon Jones in recent weeks. I think we will see more and more fighters showing their willingness to fight on short notice or in different divisions because of the Jon Jones debacle.

      Also, lets be real. Even though Frankies my boy and all, coming off of back to back losses, he isn’t reaaallly deserving of a number 1 contender spot either.

      • Frankie Deserves it.

        Since Koch is hurt and both Henderson fights were disputable I think he deserves it but of course 2 losses doesn’t look good on paper.

      • http://twitter.com/Warriordave927 warriordave927

        Don’t you dare speak of chael like that,that is blastphemy,i never said it was wrong,I actually praised urijah for being on his feet as soon as the news broke,you’ve gotta admire these guys that’ll step up unlike cowards like Jon jones,even if they’re not contenders

  • ignacio

    faber steps in with frankie for the co-main event and pull tex off the card and move flyweight belt as main event!!! stann vs bisping is still good co-main at 152

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