Cruz to remain TUF coach, Faber to fight for interim title


While fight fans were crushed by the news earlier this week that the UFC 148 rubber match between bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz and longtime rival Urijah Faber was being put on hold after Cruz tore his ACL, there is good news for both men, as White revealed that Cruz will remain in his coaching role opposite Faber on The Ultimate Fighter Live and that “The California Kid” will remain on the UFC 148 card on July 7th to fight for the interim 135-pound title against an opponent to be named.

“What’s going to happen is Urijah Faber is going to fight still,” said White. “He is going to fight on the same card. Now I’m looking for the right opponent who will fight Faber.”

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StayRad site profile image  

5/9/12 9:49 AM by StayRad

This. I couldn't be happier we still see a more entertaining fight now.

Phil999 site profile image  

5/9/12 9:43 AM by Phil999

Tito knew about his injury/needed surgery before the show started.

RLL site profile image  

5/9/12 9:34 AM by RLL


junobeach site profile image  

5/9/12 8:49 AM by junobeach

Rumor has it Scott "Lionheart" Blevins has stepped up to face Urijah Faber for an interim title shot. Waiting on FRB to confirm

sevenwithcheese site profile image  

5/9/12 8:45 AM by sevenwithcheese

Faber didn't deserve this title shot anyway.

UGCTT_Fraser_Finlay site profile image  

5/9/12 8:31 AM by UGCTT_Fraser_Finlay

Barao vs Faber!!

Ep32nv site profile image  

5/9/12 7:18 AM by Ep32nv

Can Florian make 135?

Skip2MyLou site profile image  

5/9/12 6:55 AM by Skip2MyLou


UGCTT_song2 site profile image  

5/9/12 5:49 AM by UGCTT_song2

Hey I watched that 2 nights ago.............spooky

MisQ x site profile image  

5/9/12 2:58 AM by MisQ x

Looks perfectly healthy IMO. Sign him up.