UFC bantamweight fighter Cody Stamann has called out veteran Urijah Faber after his opponent pulled out of UFC 250. Stamann revealed that his opponent for June 6th pulled out due to injury. since Faber has been showing up to various weigh-ins, Cody sees this as the best matchup.
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“My opponent for June 6th is injured”- Cody Stamann
“My opponent for June 6th is injured. I hear @UrijahFaber has been randomly showing up to fights weighing in. I’ll sign that contract today. I’ve always respected the guy as a competitor but idk that he’s actually game to fight anymore. Let’s find out.” Said Stamann on twitter
Stamann did not reveal who he was supposed to fight at UFC 250. He was set to face Brazil’s Raoni Barcelos on March 28th, however, the fight fell through due to the pandemic. Barcelos is currently quarantined in his native Brazil and is unable to travel due to restrictions.
A fight between Stamann and Faber makes sense, especially after Faber showed up at the weigh-ins even though he wasn’t fighting. Faber was last seen in action against Petr Yan, losing via a devastating head kick. Stamann last fought against Song Yadong, with the fighting ending in a controversial draw in December.
With Stamann looking to climb up the rankings and UFCveteran Faber willing to accept fights on short notice, this will certainly generate a lot of hype. Faber has been around for ages and is considered one of the pioneers in the lighter weight classes. Faber came out of retirement in 2019 and defeated Ricky Simon in round 1.
Cody Stamann has amassed a record of (18-2-1). Stamann has put away top contenders such as Tom Duquesnoy, Bryan Caraway, and Alejandro Perez.
With Stamann entering the peak of his career and Faber looking to make a solid comeback, this fight will generate a lot of hype should it take place on June 6th.
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