The California Kid has retired.
In his hometown of Sacramento, Faber faced off against Brad Pickett and marked his stepping away from the cage with a great win after a hugely dominating performance. With a career spanning thirteen years, it’s no surprise that Faber’s walking away at the age of 37 had plenty of well wishers taking to social media to offer their thoughts on a future Hall of Fame career.
— #UFC208 (@criscyborg) December 18, 2016
It's been an honor sharing time with @UrijahFaber all of these years. I will miss him on that blue canvas.
— Sean Shelby (@seanshelby) December 18, 2016
Faber is looking better than ever #UFCSacremento
— Belal muhammad (@bullyb170) December 18, 2016
Holy crap! The California Kid is trying to give the crowd the perfect walk-off ending. #UFCSacremento
— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) December 18, 2016
— Michael McDonald (@MaydayMcDonald) December 18, 2016
— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) December 18, 2016
— Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) December 18, 2016
@UrijahFaber honored to have met you. Your a class act and true pioneer. Thanks for all the great fights. Wish u success in ur nxt ventures
— Chris Camozzi (@ChrisCamozzi) December 18, 2016
— Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) December 18, 2016
Thank you for all you have done for this sport @UrijahFaber
You've been can't miss since the first time I've seen you fight
— Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocicufc) December 18, 2016