It’s official, former featherweight WEC champion Urijah Faber is making the move down to bantamweight. He will be dropping to 135lbs. for his August 18th WEC bout against Japanese fighter, Takeya Mizugaki.
The bout was first confirmed by MMAWeekly.com by sources close to the fighter, stating that bout agreements have been put in place for the event.
The event on August 18th has not been officially announced by WEC as of yet, but the show will most likely be taking place in Las Vegas. We will keep everyone updated as more info comes in.