Urijah Faber vs. Eddie Wineland Targeted for UFC 128 in Newark

Photo via WEC.tv

Two former WEC champs will do battle on March 19th in Newark, New Jersey, when Urijah Faber meets Eddie Wineland in a bantamweight bout.

MMA Fighting with the report:

MMA Fighting has learned from sources close to the situation that the UFC is targeting a bout between Eddie Wineland and former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber at UFC 128 on March 19 in Newark, N.J. Though contracts have not yet been signed, verbal agreements are in place for the fight, which would likely hold a prime spot on the event's pay-per-view card.

Urijah Faber (24-4)
Win Takeya Mizugaki - submission (rear naked choke) - WEC 52
Loss Jose Aldo - decision (unanimous) - WEC 48
Win Raphael Assuncao - submission (rear naked choke) - WEC 46
Eddie Wineland (18-6-1)
Win Ken Stone - KO (slam) - WEC 53
Win Will Campuzano - KO (punch) - WEC 49
Win George Roop - decision (unanimous) - WEC 46

HT: spudsucker

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