Since TJ Dillashaw has made his way up the ranks of the UFC and became , there have been rumors of he and Urijah Faber fighting each other even if they are teamates. During an interview with FightersOnlyMag.com, Faber commented on the situation.
“I’m ranked number two. I fight because I love it. I don’t do it for the money. If someone had a billion dollars and wanted to make [a fight against Dillashaw] work for the both of us, I’d talk to him. But I don’t want to fight him. There are all sorts of tough guys I’d like to fight. Kid Yamamoto, I’ve been asking for that for a long time.”
Faber is coming off a win over Alex Caceres At UFC 175.
Urijah Faber (31-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) has seven knockouts, 18 submissions and 5 decision victories, he has been knocked out three times in his MMA career. In his last four fights he is 3-1. He beat Scott Jorgensen via rear naked choke at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale on Apr / 13 / 2013. He beat Iuri Alcantara via Unanimous Decision at UFC Fight Night – Shogun vs. Sonnen on Aug / 17 / 2013. He then beat Michael McDonald via Guillotine Choke at UFC on Fox 9 – Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 on Dec / 14 / 2013. In his last fight he lost to Renan Barao via 1st Rd TKO at UFC 169 – Barao vs. Faber 2 on Feb / 01 / 2014.
UFC’s August 30 event at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California will feature the bantamweight championship rematch between TJ Dillashaw and the man he beat for the crown earlier this year, Renan Barao.
Time will tell if this fight actually happens.