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Faber scales back to bantamweight

Updated: June 9, 2010, 6:59 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

You saw it coming: After coming up short against Mike Thomas Brown (twice) and Jose Aldo, Urijah Faber is knocking 10 pounds off his frame to head to the 135-pound division. According to MMAWeekly, the WEC's biggest attraction will fight Takeya Mizugaki Aug. 18.

Faber really didn't have much choice in the matter. Unless he wanted to be caught in a perpetual standby position waiting for someone to knock off Aldo, his size (or lack of it) was becoming an increasing issue at 145. A new ...

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