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Report: Urijah Faber vs Vaughan Lee slated for UFC 156 on Feb. 2 in Las Vegas

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Reports are emerging out of Brazil that "The California Kid" Urijah Faber will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 156 on Super Bowl weekend against tough British fighter Vaughan Lee.

A Bantamweight bout that features one of the biggest names in mixed martial arts (MMA) is in the works for UFC 156 on Super Bowl weekend as Urijah Faber is reportedly set to make his return to the Octagon against Vaughan Lee.


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Nothing like a nice showcase fight to help Faber towards his next undeserved title shot.

Oh wait

Post #2   11/24/12 1:23:51PM   

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Number 4 vs 129 - Makes sense to me

Guess this is a number 1 contender fight/one for the highlight reel.

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WTF? Did they make this fight going off teh kingsmashers rankings or something?

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Posted by jjeans

Number 4 vs 129 - Makes sense to me

Guess this is a number 1 contender fight/one for the highlight reel.


fight metric is a POS. There is no way in hell Lee is #129 in the world at BW

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Kind of silly to put these two together to fight, Faber is always in the hunt for a title shot, whether you like it or not. You would think they would give him a higher ranked opponent, so if he gets another title shot after a win, there will an extremely hard time selling this one.

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Posted by prophecy033

WTF? Did they make this fight going off teh kingsmashers rankings or something?



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Hope Lee pulls off the upset.

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Faber should retire before he fights Vaughan Lee. I would be embarrassed if I were Faber and scheduled to fight someone my protege just whipped.

I trust FIGHT rankings and Lee's Ranked 28th, while Faber is ranked 5th. Eddie Wineland is higher ranked and I agree with it. What's Raphael A doing? Much better of a fight imo.

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Posted by frizzzlecake

Faber should retire before he fights Vaughan Lee. I would be embarrassed if I were Faber and scheduled to fight someone my protege just whipped.

I trust FIGHT rankings and Lee's Ranked 28th, while Faber is ranked 5th. Eddie Wineland is higher ranked and I agree with it. What's Raphael A doing? Much better of a fight imo.



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Well this is a strange match up. Not sure what they were thinking there, other than get Faber a win.

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Everyone is being so hard on this match up I personally dont mind it. Urijah may be one of the best in the world but he has had two recent shots at the title and lost them both. Time to start from scratch.

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Posted by pmoney

Nothing like a nice showcase fight to help Faber towards his next undeserved title shot.

Oh wait




LMAO thats the truth...theres like 3 pple in that division worth watching...

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Posted by prophecy033

WTF? Did they make this fight going off teh kingsmashers rankings or something?



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Well Faber is top 3 in the division....but the same fight gets old like your childish jabs outta nowhere..

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Posted by prophecy033

WTF? Did they make this fight going off teh kingsmashers rankings or something?




This makes no sense I critique fighters harder than anyone I dont reward fighters for beating scrubs like most people on here....

When I read about this fight my first thought was Lee must be some up and comer undefeated to be fighting Faber....but I know the UFC loves a good company man and Faber can sell tix in his hometown...

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