Urijah Faber Interview: Reflecting on UFC Debut

marcos villegasContributor IMarch 28, 2011

Fight Hub TV caught up with former WEC champion and MMA superstar Urijah Faber earlier today at the Reign Training Center, where he came out to support his friend Mark Munoz in the huge one year anniversary of his gym opening.

Urijah was kind enough to give us some time as he talked about his now successful UFC debut against Eddie Wineland. Faber reflected on his results and admitted that he did have some Octagon jitters before hand: “I think there was a little bit of nerves in the UFC. I don't know if it was right then and there when I walked out; it was kinda more in the day prior with the weigh in and getting used to refueling my body.”

Faber cited former pound-for-pound best boxer on the planet, Roy Jones Jr., as a influence in his fighting style, as Faber displayed his knowledge of the sweet science slipping the punches of Wineland.


Stay tuned for Pt. 2 of this interview where Faber speaks about Dominick Cruz, potentially fighting Joesph Benavidez and more.