UFC 132 Results: Is Urijah Faber Still a Title-Contender in the UFC?

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UFC 132 Results: Is Urijah Faber Still a Title-Contender in the UFC?
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Following a close decision loss to rival Dominick Cruz at UFC 132, former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber finds himself back at the doorstep to contention.

At the end of the night, there were already murmurs of a rematch and a third bout in their trilogy after Faber and Cruz's Fight of the Night performance. 

So even if the UFC decides to delay their seemingly inevitable third encounter, in favor of a title defense against Demetrious Johnson, Joseph Benavidez or Brian Bowles, Faber is still destined to get another crack at Cruz in the near future.

Despite a defeat, Faber proved last Saturday that he's still a force to be reckoned with in the 135-pound division.

Here are a few reasons why "The California Kid" is still a contender for his first UFC belt.

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