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Urijah Faber's fresh start

Updated: November 12, 2010, 1:23 PM ET
By Jake Rossen

If Thursday's WEC 52 event existed primarily for Urijah Faber to prove himself all over again, it was justified. Faber submitted Takeya Mizugaki in the first round, building anticipation for the UFC debut of him and his weight class next year.

It's always interesting to see how fighters respond to ultimatums. Some fights are big, all are important, but a few can radically change careers. Because Faber had more or less bottomed out at 145 pounds, beating Mizugaki became all ...

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