Who wins between Petr Yan and Urijah Faber?

July 13, 2019; Sacramento, CA, USA; Urijah Faber (red gloves) fights Ricky Simon (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night-Sacramento at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

On Saturday night, Petr Yan will fight Urijah Faber in a bantamweight showdown. Who wins?

Who wins between Petr Yan and Urijah Faber?

Frank Hyden MMATorch Columnist

I’ll go with Yan by TKO in the 2nd round. I think we might be questioning if it’s an early stoppage but I think Faber has just been through too much and is too old at this point. He’s had a great run but everything ends at some point. He might be able to summon up the magic one more time and get the win, but I think it’s more likely that he’ll lose and question whether he wants to continue or not.

Michael Hiscoe MMATorch Columnist

Urijah Faber was able to turn back the clock earlier this year with his quick win over Ricky Simon. Petr Yan is a fair step up in competition but I think Faber will be able to continue his run and come away with a decision win.

Dylan Thompson MMATorck UK Specialist 

Yan is currently on an eight bout win streak and will be looking to keep that winning streak going, Faber on the other hand is on a one bout win streak since his return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 155. If Faber uses his experience he could come away with the victory but Yan is up and coming and will have other ideas. Faber via submission.

Sean Covington MMATorch Contributor

Urijah Faber?! Hahahaha. Petr Yan is going to cremate Urijah, Yan is too fast for Urijah and hopefully too disciplined to get caught with a random shot. Uriah needs to give it up, just like Aldo. 2020 needs new blood and Pete Yan is one that will lead that new school with a brutal knockout victory of the once sensational California Kid.

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