Urijah Faber vs Francisco Rivera Set For UFC 181
Former WEC featherweight champion and ultra-popular UFC bantamweight, Urijah Faber, has his next fight set. ‘The California Kid’ will be stepping in the Octagon with Francisco Rivera at UFC 181 on December 6th, 2014 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Urijah Faber is currently ranked no. 3 in the UFC’s bantamweight division, While Francisco Rivera is ranked at no. 11.
Faber is 4-1 in his last five outings in the Octagon, with the sole loss being to former champion, Renan Barao.
Rivera is 3-1-1 in his last five appearances in the Octagon, with his recent outing being a loss to Takeya Mizugaki, and having his UFC 149 win over Roland Delorme overturned to a ‘no contest’, due to a failed post-fight drug test for Ephedra.
UFC 181 Full Fight Card
- Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler – Welterweight title
- Anthony Pettis vs Gilbert Melendez – Lightweight title
- Travis Browne vs Brendan Schaub
- Urijah Faber vs Francisco Rivera
- Corey Anderson vs Gian Villante
- Todd Duffee vs Anthony Hamilton
- Eddie Gordon vs Josh Samman
- Tony Ferguson vs Abel Trujillo
- Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington
- Matt Hobar vs Sergio Pettis