Faber submits Jorgensen in fourth after tough back and forth fight


Like it or not, Urijah Faber is right back in UFC title contention.

Faber collected his second win of the year on Saturday, submitting Scott Jorgensen in the fourth round of their bantamweight fight at "The Ultimate Fighter" 17 finale inside The Mandalay Bay Events Center.

He is now 7-0 since 2008 in non-title fights. In that same stretch, he's 0-5 when a title is at stake, losing to Renan Barao, Dominick Cruz, Jose Aldo and twice to Mike Brown.

"I just want to fight the best," said Faber, when asked what he'd like next. "Whatever [the UFC] wants me to do."

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Urijah "California Kid" Faber Vs. Scott "Young Guns" Jorgensen
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Name Urijah Faber <a href=Urijah Faber" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=100&q=75&x=0&y=0&w=90&h=120&ro=0&s=14A524AD-1D09-6BFC-E51846174E37E604.jpg" />
Height 5′ 6″ (167.64 cm)
Weight 145 (65.77 kg)
Record 27-6-0
Team Capital City Fighting Alliance
Name Scott Jorgensen <a href=Scott Jorgensen" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=100&q=75&x=0&y=-2&w=90&h=120&ro=0&s=A906E8FE-1D09-6BFC-E5BB5CC77328CF72.jpg" />
Height 5′ 5″ (165.1 cm)
Weight 135 (61.23 kg)
Record 13-5-0
-Urijah Faber defeated Scott Jorgensen by Submission (RNC, 4th Round, 3:16)

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Zen site profile image  

4/15/13 12:46 PM by Zen

He looked very impressive. Comes ready, fights hard, fights hurt and fights the best. Hard not to like the guy.I look forward to him fighting again.

FunDeath4u site profile image  

4/14/13 11:24 AM by FunDeath4u

No matter what anyone says Faber is one tough S.O.B. He fought Brown with no freaking hands for over two rounds and was still competitive. Great fight against Jorgensen. Faber's combos are too sick and he was better on the ground as well.

UGCTT croy_00 site profile image  

4/14/13 1:13 AM by UGCTT croy_00

It's funny because we used to call your mom a midget. Right before the entire group made her chug litres of throat yogurt. Yep, every Thursday.

WoodenPupa site profile image  

4/14/13 12:26 AM by WoodenPupa

I've always dug that Faber can finish fights after the second round. Dude is always a threat.Excellent fight tonight.

UnderTheClock site profile image  

4/14/13 12:24 AM by UnderTheClock

He was in incredible shape.

NewbGingrich site profile image  

4/14/13 12:12 AM by NewbGingrich

Faber's footwork and feints this fight reminded me of Cruz a little bit for some reason. At any rate, I think being under the tutelage of Ludwig will continue to be an asset for faber. Good fight by both guys.

Body Shots site profile image  

4/14/13 12:06 AM by Body Shots

FABER for the WIN!!lol at Faber haters, give this guy a title shot!!!

Nukerider site profile image  

4/14/13 12:02 AM by Nukerider

Midget fight. Boring as shit.

PoppedaMollyImSweatin site profile image  

4/14/13 12:02 AM by PoppedaMollyImSweatin

Anyone notice these little guys are not draws?The thread has like 30 replies and it was the main eventthe last few fights has over 200 replies

Reed Rothchild site profile image  

4/14/13 12:00 AM by Reed Rothchild

Give this man a title fight... Master Thong plus Bang equals FTW