UFC 128, Former WEC Champs Faber and Wineland Clash in UFC DebutCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Urijah “California Kid” Faber vs Eddie Wineland
EVENT: UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones
DATE: March 19, 2011
VENUE: Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA
FIGHT DETAILS: Former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber and former WEC Bantamweight Champion Eddie Wineland make their UFC debuts.
Faber from USA (24 wins – 4 losses, 7 KOs/13 submissions) was ranked the #4 featherweight in the world by Sherdog before his recent debut into the bantamweight division. In his last fight at WEC 52, he defeated Takeya Mizugaki via Rear-Naked Choke.
Wineland from USA (18 wins – 6 losses, 9 KOs/5 submissions) is a former WEC Bantamweight Champion. I his last fight at WEC 53, he defeated Ken Stone via knockout after a body slam.
FIGHT RESULT: Faber defeated Wineland by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Here’s the Urijah Faber vs Eddie Wineland fight video below:
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