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Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera Jr.

Preliminary Card | Bantamweight · 135 lbs | MMA

Urijah Faber defeats Francisco Rivera Jr. via Submission at 1:34 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large "The California Kid" Urijah Faber
Mmaweekly large Francisco "Cisco" Rivera Jr.

Faber
Submission
Round 2

Urijah Faber Francisco Rivera Jr.

"The California Kid" "Cisco"

31-7-0   Pro Record At Fight   10-3-0
Climbed to 32-7   Record After Fight   Fell to 10-4
-900 (Huge Favorite)   Betting Odds   +600 (Huge Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Sacramento, California   Fighting out of   Buena Park, California
35 years, 6 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   33 years, 1 month
135.5 lbs (61.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
5'6" (168cm)   Height   5'8" (173cm)
67.0" (170cm)   Reach   70.0" (178cm)
Team Alpha Male   Gym   CSW Training Center
UFC 181
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2
  • Date: Saturday 12.06.2014 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Mario Yamasaki
  • Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 6 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Faber Total Disclosed Pay: $140,000
  • Rivera Jr. Total Disclosed Pay: $20,000
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Although announced as a clean finish for Faber, replays showed a clear eye poke that led to the submission victory. The submission announcement was booed heavily by the Las Vegas crowd.

Faber vs. Rivera Jr. Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1459  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Rivera Jr.
2%
Faber
98%

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