Urijah Christopher Faber is a well-known retired mixed martial artist from America who fought as a bantamweight in the prestigious Ultimate Fighting Championship. Urijah Faber was born on May 14, 1979, in Isla Vista, located in California, to parents named Theo and Suzanne Faber. Faber was brought up in Lincoln, California and he belongs to Dutch origin on his father’s side, and Italian, English, as well as Irish origin to his mother’s side. Faber has two siblings, an elder brother named Ryan and a younger sister known as Michaella Tastad.
When Faber fought at UC-Davis, he remained as a two time NCAA national finalist, ensuing for the NCAA tournament in years 2001 and 2002.
Faber has been bestowed with the WEC Featherweight Championship in year 2006. Faber also possesses the title for more than two years till losing it to wrestler named Mike Brown in year 2008 at WEC 36. This mixed martial artist-Faber is widely stared as one of the sport’s innovators for establishing acceptability to lighter weight programs in MMA.
Faber is also recognized as an NCAA wrestler and through his outstanding talents in wrestling; he started Brazilian jiu-jitsu as well. Faber received a brown belt under Fábio “Pateta” Prado in short time, adding to his fame.
Urijah Faber started his trained MMA debut while fighting for the Gladiator Challenge promotion in year 2003. In this match, he defeated wrestler named Jay Valencia by a decapitate choke at 1:22 of initial round. Faber later defeated George Adkins by attacks in year 2004, which received him a shot. In year 2004, Faber has beaten wrestler Velasquez by common decision, turning out as the GC Bantamweight champion. In his title defense, Faber even defeated Del Hawkins in year 2004 by strikes at 3:19 of the initial round. After this particular fight, Faber worked to take fights in both GC as well as King of the Cage.
Education: Faber studied at Glen Edwards Middle School, Lincoln High School (Lincoln, California) and Casa Roble High School. Faber attained graduation degree from the University of California, located at Davis and he also possesses a bachelor’s degree in Human Development.
Urijah Faber Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $9 Million US Dollars
The overall net-worth and income of Urijah Faber is $9 million US dollars as of 2017. Major share of Faber’s grossing come from his championship titles and from the fight till date. Faber contracted with WEC and several individual firms for his fight, which also played a role in enhancing his net-worth. Faber owns his personal clothing lines and he is also a co-founder of Grace Project, increasing his complete net-worth.
Urijah Faber Assets
Urijah Faber possesses a luxurious California house bought before few years at high price. Faber possess clothing brand which combines all types of color with recent visuals and clear looks. It is also included in the Torque Fall 2016 collection which has numerous tee shirts, and also few extended sleeve henley shirts. This clothing line by Faber also includes few new hoodies to let you feel warm during the winter season.
Urijah Faber Business Model
Urijah Faber evacuated his GC and KOTC titles upon signing an agreement in year 2006 with the WEC after it was acquired by Zuffa.
Faber remained as the founder of Team Alpha Male in year 2004 and the team trains chiefly out of Ultimate Fitness situated in California.
Urijah Faber has been engaged with many clothing lines and this mixed martial artist has been endorsed by K-Swiss brand. Faber’s book entitled Laws of the Ring was published and released in year 2012. Urijah Faber is also the co-founder and CEO of Grace Project, making him a business model.
A rubber match was arranged with Dominick Cruz in year 2016, at UFC 199 for attaining the UFC Bantamweight Championship. However, Faber tried but he lost this championship by undisputed decision.
On September 10, 2016, Faber fought against Jimmie Rivera, at UFC 203, in which he lost the fight.
In October 2016, Urijah Faber declared that his following fight will be a session against wrestler named Brad Pickett. In December of last year, at UFC on Fox 22 in his home city of Sacramento, he fought his last match of career.
Till date, Faber is enjoying high net worth and has been pursuing with his career in mixed martial arts consistently. Owing to his strong body and distinguished wrestling talents, Faber attained success in this field.