After a rocky start at the first round, Urijah Faber displayed championship form at UFC Fight Night 26 by completely dominating Yuri Alcantara with vicious ground and pound. Showing vintage performance, the former 145 lb kingpin earned the nod from the judges with 2 judges even giving him 10-8's.
You can watch highlights of the fast paced action above courtesy of Fox Sports, and you can check out more details from the bout from our play-by-play of the card:
Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara - Round 1 - Alcantara with a big throw to start the round, into mount and he almost has an armbar. Faber out and he attacks a leg, Alcantara keeps good position and is attacking. They get to their feet and Faber with a huge slam and now an elbow from the top. Faber really opening up with elbows from inside Alcantara's guard.Great round 10-9 Faber.
Round 2 - Faber looks to have started taking the fight over, Alcantara much more on the defensive. With 2 minutes left it's a 37-1 strikes landed advantage for Faber in round 2 according to the Fox graphic. 10-9 Faber.
Round 3 - More of the same as Faber simply smothers Alcantara and doesn't let him do anything at all effective. 10-9 Faber.
Official scorecards: 30-26, 30-26, 30-27. Urijah Faber wins by unanimous decision