Urijah Faber to Return Against Ricky Simon at UFC Sacramento
UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber has agreed to come out of retirement to fight Ricky Simon in his hometown of Sacramento, California on July 13. It will be a three-round bantamweight contest.
Faber (34-10) retired from the sport following a unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett in December of 2016. “The California Kid” is a former WEC featherweight champion that holds notable victories over the likes of Dominick Cruz, Jens Pulver (x2), Raphael Assuncao, and Michael McDonald.
Simon (15-1) is currently riding an 8-fight win streak, most recently defeating Rani Yahya at UFC 234 in February. He holds an Octagon record of 3-0 since joining the UFC in April of last year.