|  News |  Columns |  Reports |  Video Reviews |  Title History |  News Report |
// Alleged Nude Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Dozens More Celebs Leaked in Online Hack
// Kesha Instagrams a Nearly-Topless Selfie From VMAs
// The Monday Night War Review: Episode Two - 'The Rise of the n.W.o'
// Top 10 Fighters Who Are Better Than Their Record
// Grand Theft Auto 5 Not Delayed on Xbox One, PS4 & PC


411mania RSS Feeds

Follow 411mania on Twitter!

Add 411 On Facebook

 411mania » MMA » News

Urijah Faber’s Manager Claims Faber was Injured Going Into UFC 169 Main Event
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 02.06.2014

According to Urijah Faber's manager, Mike Roberts of MMA Incorporated, his client Urijah Faber was dealing with multiple injuries going into Faber's title bout with Renan Barao at UFC 169. He believes Faber's loss was a result of not being able to train and spar due to the short notice and multiple injuries. Below are some highlights of Roberts recently discussing faber:

Roberts on how Faber trained in three weeks notice he had leading up to the fight: "All he did for those three weeks was he sparred once and got hurt and hit mitts for the rest of the three weeks. That's a great workout, but the only way you get your timing down is through sparring."

Roberts on Faber's injuries heading into the fight: "We took him in and got an MRI, and they said it was a bruised ligament in his knee, so he could barely walk…In the meantime, when he was doing mitts and running around, he tore his hamstring. (He) got an MRI, and there was a slight tear in his hamstring."

Roberts on why Faber wouldn't back out: "Urijah's whole thing is about opportunity. You don't pass up opportunity, because there's no guarantee you're ever going to get that call again."

Roberts on what is next for Faber: "We're not even thinking about it right now. He's going to take a little time off, and maybe in a few weeks or months we'll start thinking about it."

Credit: MMAjunke


DC Comics: Doomed At Box Office?

Top 8 Comic Face Turns

Nude Pics of Upton, Other Celebs Leak?

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.