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Urijah Faber 'sad' to see TJ Dillashaw go, excited for Team Alpha Male future

Earlier this week, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw announced that he was leaving Sacramento's Team Alpha Male to join a new team in Colorado. The 135 pound title-holder was recruited into MMA by Team Alpha Male and its leader Urijah Faber, and the 29 year-old has enjoyed great success since that time.  Dillashaw appeared Tuesday on Stud Radio, and credited his time at Faber...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

TUF Weekly Recap by NOS Energy Drink: Episode 4

Sponsored by NOS® Energy Drink This week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter began with a bit more aftermath from Sascha Sharma’s loss to Chris Gruetzemacher. We see more footage of Conor McGregor berating Sharma in front of his teammates for not following the game plan and not having the desire to win. Urijah Faber once again offers unsolicited advice to McGregor, suggesting...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF Talk Lance Palmer: Conor's in there to start s***, that's what he does

For the second time in his career, top featherweight fighter Lance Palmer joined his friend Urijah Faber coaching on "The Ultimate Fighter" and things definitely got interesting this season. Palmer is the head wrestling coach at Team Alpha Male in Sacramento alongside Faber and bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and he saw first hand how McGregor attempted to undermine their friendship...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Duane Ludwig Responds To Urijah Faber’s Accusations

Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig has responded in the media to allegations made by Urijah Faber on The MMA Hour show about his time as a coach with the Team Alpha Male camp in California. Accusation Of Racism: “I don’t know what the hell he’s talking about,” Ludwig told “There’s jokes floating around the gym all the time. For him to point me out, like what the...
Via Fight Of The Night
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Finally Details Reasons For His Rift With Duane Ludwig

The exact reasons why ex-fighter turned coach Duane Ludwig left Urijah Faber’s ‘Team Alpha Male’ camp have never been made public, though it was clear that there was some kind of animosity between the two men. However, after trying to take the high road and stay silent on the matter, Faber finally snapped and gave his version of events in a lengthy interview with Ariel Helwani...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch The Cheeky Banter Between Conor McGregor And Urijah Faber On TUF

Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber wasted no time mouthing off at each other during the opening episode of The Ultimate Fighter Season 22 on Wednesday night, though it was pretty good-natured for the most part. Much of the quips revolved around Faber’s assertion that McGregor had a Canteloupe sized head, while ‘Notorious’ was eager to make fun of ‘The California Kid’s’ infamous...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber had some concerns about his team going into TUF

Urijah Faber is no stranger to coaching after building Team Alpha Male into one of the best gyms in all of MMA not to mention his previous work on 'The Ultimate Fighter' during the 15th season so he's definitely a good judge of talent when it comes to up and coming fighters. Faber worked with a ton of great young fighters on his previous stint of 'The Ultimate Fighter' and he's been...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Fights Frankie Saenz At UFC 194

Urijah Faber (pictured) and Conor McGregor will be reunited once again. First there was the backstage bathroom altercation ahead of UFC 189, then they were anointed as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter 22,” and now they will both be performing at UFC 194.While interim featherweight champion McGregor will headline the December 12 extravaganza in a much-anticipated title...
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber: Duane Ludwig is a bully

Urijah Faber and the former head coach of his Team Alpha Male stable Duane Ludwig have feuded publicly for some time, now, but always only making the most vague of references to issues with one another. "The California Kid" is done restraining himself on the topic of "Bang," however. "You know, I've tried to keep it real private because I don't want to air dirty laundry necessarily...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Connor McGregor and Urijah Faber Get into a Little Scuffle Back Stage During the Weigh Ins

Few things can sell a fight better than hatred and animosity. As much as people like to see two guy beating on each other if those two hate each other they are going to be a little more eager to get it on. Connor McGregor is not fighting Urijah Faber, but Faber is part of Team Alpha Male which McGregor's opponent Chad Mendes is a part of. So maybe when MCGregor ran in to Faber prior...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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