Review: 2014-12-06, fight not particularly good between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera: it gets two stars. Urijah Faber entered this fight with a mma record of 31-7-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 bantamweight in the world, he has fought twice in 2014 losing the first bout, against Renan Barao (=Barao vs Faber 2), but then he came back to win defeating Alex Caceres (=Faber vs Caceres).
His opponent, Francisco Rivera, has a record of 10-3-0 (70% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class, he has fought once in 2014 losing to Takeya Mizugaki (=Mizugaki vs Rivera). Faber vs Rivera is on the undercard of Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler 2 – UFC 181. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 181: Hendricks vs Lawler 2
Where: Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC 181 fight card (main fights):
Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler 2
Anthony Pettis vs Gilbert Melendez
Travis Browne vs Brendan Schaub
Todd Duffee vs Anthony Hamilton
Tony Ferguson vs Abel Trujillo
Urijah Faber vs Francisco Rivera
Faber’s previous fight: Urijah Faber vs Alex Caceres
Rivera’s previous fight: Takeya Mizugaki vs Francisco Rivera
Faber’s next fight: Frankie Edgar vs Urijah Faber
Rivera’s next fight: Francisco Rivera vs Alex Caceres