The “California Kid’ Urijah Faber has come out of retirement and will challenge young gun Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Night 155 in Faber’s home town of California on July 13.
Uriah Faber vs. Ricky Simon Odds
These opening UFC odds for UFC California are available on 5dimes.com, Faber opens as a (+170) underdog; risk $100 to profit $170 if successful. Alternatively for Simon, risk $215 to win $100.
Faber (34-10), is a UFC hall of fame inductee and will go down as one of the best UFC fighters not to win a title. The former WEC featherweight champion is now 40, he retired with great credibility and is now taking a gamble returning against a dangerous opponent.
Faber average strikes absorbed per min is 2.51 compared to Simon’s 3.10, this could play into the veteran’s advantage, especially of the fight goes the judges scorecards in this 3-round fight.
Simon (15-1), is currently on a 8-win fight streak and with 3 fights in the UFC has remained unbeaten. Simon’s fight style is intelligent and fan friendly, with a bright future in the Octagon Faber will have his hands full.