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Urijah Faber Will Fight for Interim Title at UFC 148; Dominick Cruz to Remain as Coach on TUF: Live

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Urijah Faber will still fight for a title at UFC 148 after all.

UFC president Dana White said on Tuesday's episode of UFC Tonight on Fuel TV that Faber will meet a yet-to-be determined opponent at UFC 148 for the interim bantamweight title after champion Dominick Cruz tore his ACL earlier this week.

"I'm looking for the right opponent," White said. "The guy who deserves this shot at Urijah Faber."

White didn't know exactly how long Cruz would be out for, but he said he didn't expect him to return for at least nine months. According to White, Cruz will remain as a coach on TUF: Live despite the injury.

UFC 148, headlined by Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen 2, airs live on pay-per-view on July 7.

Watch White's interview on UFC Tonight below.