UFC on FOX 9 live blog: Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald

This is the UFC on FOX 9 live blog for Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald, a bantamweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento

Faber, who has won four of his past five fights, will face McDonald, who also has won four of his past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC on FOX 9 live blog below.


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Round 1: Alright folks, No. 2 vs. No. 3. This one should be good. Referee Herb Dean is our third man in the cage. They touch 'em up and we're off. Faber blasts McDonald with a high kick then powers through a double and settles inside McDonald's guard. That was quick. From the bottom, McDonald has Faber's left arm trapped. Faber wriggles it free then works a few short punches. McDonald keeping his guard tight. Faber with a short elbow. Dean calls for action, then stands 'em up. The Sacramento crowd approves. Faber goes low, then closes the distance. McDonald blocks a high kick. McDonald cracks Faber's midsection with a big knee, then wrests his leg free. Faber barrels a right hand down the pipe. MMA Fighting scores it 10-9 Faber.

Round 2: Faber shuffles his feet then sidesteps a lunging punch, answering with a front kick. Faber switches stances a few times then connects on a lead left hook. McDonald gets kicked in the family jewels and asks for a moment. Okay, we're back. Huge right hand staggers McDonald! Faber stalks forward but McDonald just misses a huge looping shot of his own. McDonald recovered insanely fast. Faber continues to pressure. McDonald connects on a good low kick. Faber eats a left. Faber smashes McDonald with a right hook! Faber puts McDonald on his heels with a barrage of shots. McDonald gets cracked with another huge straight right and stumbles backwards. Faber lunges onto a guillotine! It's in super deep. Wow, this one is over. Urijah Faber, ladies and gentlemen.

UFC on FOX 9 results: Urijah Faber def. Michael McDonald via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:22 of round 2.

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