Completed MMA Bout

Urijah Faber vs. José Aldo

Main Event | WEC Featherweight Championship | 145 lbs

José Aldo defeats Urijah Faber via 5 Round Decision

José Aldo "Junior"
"The California Kid" Urijah Faber

Round 5

José Aldo Urijah Faber

"Junior" "The California Kid"

16-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   23-3-0
Climbed to 17-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 23-4
-294 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +263 (Moderate Underdog)
Champion   Title   Challenger
Brazil   Nationality   United States
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Fighting out of   Sacramento, California
23 years, 7 months, 2 weeks, 1 day   Age at Fight   30 years, 11 months, 1 week, 3 days
145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   144.5 lbs (65.5 kgs)
5'7" (170cm)   Height   5'6" (168cm)
70.0" (178cm)   Reach   67.0" (170cm)
Nova União   Gym   Team Alpha Male
WEC 48
  • Bout Information
  • Event: WEC 48: Aldo vs Faber
  • Date: Saturday 04.24.2010
  • Referee: Josh Rosenthal
  • Venue: ARCO Arena
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Sacramento, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Faber Total Disclosed Pay: $28,000
  • Aldo Total Disclosed Pay: $40,000
  • Title on Line: WEC Featherweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Aldo
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Videos & Highlights

    Video Blog  |  Urijab Faber video blog for Jose Aldo fight report dead link

    Watch the official video blog for Urijah Faber ahead of his UFC fight with Jose Aldo.

  • Interview  |  Aldo vs. Faber: Urijah Faber Pre-Fight Interview Video report dead link

    The WEC's interview with Urijah Faber before the Aldo vs. Faber title match.

  • Interview  |  Aldo vs. Faber: Jose Aldo Pre-Fight Interview Video report dead link

    The WEC's interview with Jose Aldo before the Aldo vs. Faber title match.

  • Promo Video  |  Aldo vs. Faber Promotional Video by WEC report dead link

    The WEC produced this Aldo vs. Faber promotional video featuring Dana White and Joe Rogan analyzing the matchup.

  • Video Blog  |  Urijah Faber Media Tour Blog for Faber vs. Aldo report dead link

    The WEC takes us behind the scenes to show Urijah Faber's media preparation for the Faber vs. Aldo matchup at WEC 48.

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