Urijah Faber Already Pushing Back On Retirement?

Author:
Publish date:
Updated on
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19:   Urijah Faber poses for a portrait on May 19, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19: Urijah Faber poses for a portrait on May 19, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Urijah Faber is scheduled to put an end to his legendary fighting career at UFC on Fox 22 on Saturday night, however, he’s not completely closing the door on fighting after retirement. Here’s what he said on UFC Tonight:

“I’m pretty content with what I’ve done,” Faber said. “I wouldn’t rule out anything. But I’m planning on phasing it out and focusing on other things. I know it’ll be tempting. My focus is to hang it up.”

What he plans to do after fighting:

“I’ll be super hands’ on, as a coach helping out, as a mentor for the next generation, helping build the brand and recruiting,” he said. “We always had guys coming to us, but we’ll go find some people, too. I’ll be in there daily, hopefully not getting punched by Cody (Garbrandt) daily.”

Faber (33–10) has lost his last two fights but will face Brad Pickett, who has lost four of his last five fights, at UFC on Fox 22: VanZant vs. Waterson on Saturday night. We’ll have a live stream right here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.

We would like to encourage you to download our *FREE* pro wrestling and mixed martial arts news app! It's available in the Apple App Store and in Google Play. Once you download and love it, please submit a review! Thank you for your support!

H/t to MMANews.com for the quotes.

Related Articles