Urijah Faber continues his hunt back to the top when he makes his third appearances inside the octagon of 2014 when he faces Masanori Kanehara at UFC Fight Night 52 in September.
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 next fight he lost to Renan Barao via 1st Rd TKO at UFC 169 – Barao vs. Faber 2 on Feb / 01 / 2014. He would then go on to beat Alex Caceres At UFC 175 via submission.
Fight Night 52 goes down on September 20th in Saitama, Japan with Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson facing each other in the main event. This fight card will only be aired on UFC Fight Pass. Here is how the rest of the card looks like:
Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson
Rin Nakai vs. Miesha Tate
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. opponent TBA
Takanori Gomi vs. Myles Jury
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Kyle Noke
Norifumi Yamamoto vs. opponent TBA
Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Takenori Sato