UFC on Fox 9 is brimming over with must-see matchups, but Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald might just be the pick of the bunch. Certainly, the heartbreaking cancellation of Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown doesn’t hurt its claim.
Despite the Northern California pair playing down the geographical rivalry, there is bound to be a healthy amount of pride at stake, particularly with the event taking place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.
More intriguing still, the 12-year age difference between the two should provide plenty of fodder for the youth vs. experience debate.
Without further delay, let’s take a closer look at how UFC on Fox‘s co-main event breaks down.