Urijah Faber entered this fight with a professional record of 33-9-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 bantamweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three bouts, against Frankie Edgar in 2015 (=Edgar vs Faber) and with #1 Ufc Bw champion Dominick Cruz in 2016 (=Cruz vs Faber 3). Between these two bouts he beat Frankie Saenz (=Faber vs Saenz).
His opponent, Jimmie Rivera, has a mma record of 19-1-0 (32% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss at his second professional mma fight, against Jason McLean in 2008 (via split decision), since then he has collected 18 consecutive victories beating Iuri Alcantara in his last one (=Alcantara vs Rivera). Faber vs Rivera is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Alistair Overeem – UFC 203. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem
Where: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC 203 fight card (main card):
Stipe Miocic vs Alistair Overeem
Fabricio Werdum vs Travis Browne 2
CM Punk vs Mickey Gall
Urijah Faber vs Jimmie Rivera
Joanne Calderwood vs Jessica Andrade
Faber’s previous fight: Dominick Cruz vs Urijah Faber 3
Rivera’s previous fight: Iuri Alcantara vs Jimmie Rivera
Faber’s next fight: Urijah Faber vs Brad Pickett
Rivera’s next fight: Jimmie Rivera vs Thomas Almeida
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1 comment on “2016 MMA fight – Urijah Faber vs Jimmie Rivera – fight Video UFC 203”
Very nice low kicks from Rivera. He’s legit.