Height: 5'6" (168cm)
Weight: 135 lbs
Fighting out of: Davis, USA
Camp: Team Alpha Male
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Urijah Christopher Faber (born May 14 , 1979 in Isla Vista, California) is an American mixed martial artist currently fighting in the World Extreme Cagefighting organization, where he is the former WEC World Featherweight champion. All major MMA ranking agencies listed Faber as the number-one Featherweight fighter in the World before his first loss to Mike Brown.
Faber made his professional MMA debut as part of the Gladiator Challenge promotion on November 12, 2003, defeating Jay Valencia by guillotine choke at 1:22 of round 1. Faber then defeated George Adkins by TKO(strikes) on February 12, 2004, earning a shot at GC Bantamweight champion David Velasquez. On June 6, 2004, Faber defeated Velasquez by unanimous decision, becoming the new GC Bantamweight champion.
In his first title defense, Faber defeated Del Hawkins by TKO(strikes) at 3:19 of the first round on August 19, 2004. After this fight, Faber began to take fights in both GC and King of the Cage, GC's parent promotion.