After years as the face of the WEC, Urijah Faber made his UFC debut against Eddie Windeland at UFC 128. Although he got off to a slow start, Faber was able to finish the fight strong with ground-and-pound to take the unanimous decision victory.
After defeating former WEC champion Wineland, a grudge match against UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz is likely next for Faber. Both Cruz and Faber have spoken openly about their dislike for one another and now will get the chance to settle their differences in the Octagon.
After only two fights at bantamweight, one could argue that Faber isn't deserving of a title shot in the division quite yet. Let's take a look at just how far Faber has climbed the rankings after his 2-0 start at 135 pounds.