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Urijah Faber vs. Bibiano Fernandes to co-headline ADXC 5 subsequent month

A trio of UFC veterans will compete in Abu Dhabi the night before the octagon lands in the United Arab Emirates in August. ADXC announced that former WEC champion Urijah Faber will headline ADXC 5 in a no-gi match with Bibiano Fernandes on Aug. 2. The co-main event has multiple-time UFC featherweight title challenger Chad

Urijah Faber vs. Bibiano Fernandes to co-headline ADXC 5 subsequent month

A trio of UFC veterans will compete in Abu Dhabi the evening earlier than the octagon lands within the United Arab Emirates in August.

ADXC announced that former WEC champion Urijah Faber will headline ADXC 5 in a no-gi match with Bibiano Fernandes on Aug. 2. The co-main occasion has multiple-time UFC featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes taking over former UFC light-weight contender Kevin Lee.

UFC’s Battle Evening present in Abu Dhabi goes down the subsequent day with Cory Sandhagen vs. Umar Nurmagomedov within the headlining attraction. The cardboard additionally options Vicente Luque vs. Nick Diaz, and Tony Ferguson battling Michael Chiesa.

Faber lately tapped Jeff Glover in a fight jiu-jitsu match at his personal promotion A1 Fight in Could. “The California Child” received 19 of his 35 MMA wins by the use of submission, and defeated Fernandes by way of dcotor stoppage again in 2006 at King of the Cage.

Fernandes, who was 1-0 in MMA on the time, would go on to win a number of titles at ONE Championship and Dream, scoring 9 of his 24 skilled victories by the use of submission.

Mendes competed in grappling and bare-knuckle boxing since his ultimate UFC look in 2018, beginning with a attract a grappling match with Gesias Cavalcante at Quintet in 2019 and a 1-1 run at BKFC, knocking out Joshuah Alvarez earlier than a cut up choice defeat to Eddie Alvarez.

Lee received almost half of his MMA wins by way of submission, tapping the likes of Michael Chiesa and Francisco Trinaldo within the UFC again in 2017, however got here up quick in his return bout within the UFC in July 2023, dropping to Rinat Fakhretdinov.

The gi portion of ADXC 5 shall be headlined by Rayron Gracie, the son of late Ryan Gracie, taking over Marcos Carrozzino, whereas Pedro Ramalho attracts Max Lindblad within the co-main occasion.

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