Urijah Faber Talks About Being The Favorite Against Alex Caceres
Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.03.2014
But he doesn't think about that...
In an interview with MMA Junkie, Urijah Faber (30-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) spoke about the fact that he is a 12-to-1 favorite over bantamweight Alex Caceres (10-5 MMA, 5-3 UFC). The two will fight on Saturday at UFC 175 event from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center. It airs on the FOX Sports 1 preliminary card just before the PPV main card.
On knowing his opponent has more to gain from a win: "My whole last year was filled with that. Iuri Alcantara, Ivan Menjivar, (Michael) McDonald, Scottie Jorgensen. When you're in a position I'm in – I've been in the sport a long time and been a world champion – that's just the reality of it. You're either scared to play or not scared to play. I'm not scared of anything."
On taking Caceres seriously: "I think he's a guy that has dangerous weapons. He's not afraid to try. A lot of people count themselves out before they even start. He's the type of guy that goes in with offense. He lands big punches. He does submissions. He'll move all-around. In my opinion, those are the most dangerous guys to fight: guys that are really there to fight."