UFC 194 Receives Urijah Faber-Frankie Saenz, Max Holloway- Jeremy Stephens
By FCF Staff
The line-up for UFC 194 continues to fill up with big names, as the promotions has confirmed that Urijah Faber will take on Frankie Saenz at the December 12th event, and that Max Holloway will battle Jeremy Stephens.
Faber (32-8) is returning to 135 after he was decisioned by featherweight contender Frankie Edgar in May. The former WEC champ is 3-2 in his last 5 bouts.
Saenz (11-2), meanwhile, is coming off a split decision win over Sirwan Kakai and has won 7 straight. Faber is ranked #4 in the bantamweight division and Saenz is #14.
Holloway (14-3) earned a TKO win over Charles Oliveira in his last outing, after the latter went down with a throat injury. Holloway, who is ranked #4 at 145, has won 7 in a row.
Stephens (24-11) will be looking to build on the stoppage win he scored over Dennis Bermudez in July, after being defeated by Oliveira and Cub Swanson in consecutive fights. “Lil Heathen” is ranked #8.
UFC 194 will be hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will feature featherweight champ Jose Aldo versus Conor McGregor in the main event.