May 12, 2011
Urijah Faber considers himself a man of his word.
If anyone can attest to that, it’s probably teammate Chad Mendes. Faber, the top contender for the UFC bantamweight belt, recently recalled a conversation he had with Mendes, the No. 1 contender for the UFC featherweight crown, in 2008.
Faber made Mendes a promise while trying to convince him to join his training squad, Team Alpha Male, in Sacramento, Calif.