Faber retired from UFC after winning a unanimous decision over Brad Pickett at UFC On Fox 22. Now he is back he has officially confirmed that he will return to the octagon and agreed to fight with a rival but he did not reveal the name
The Californian announced his return in an interview with UFC commentator Dan Hardy, even joked about how Conor McGregor sought him out for months.
“Looking at the landscape today, I only know that I can compete easily. Faber told The Mac Life. “I have stayed in great shape. It sounds funny and the reason I stopped was that I wanted to do it. The reason I will return is that I want to return. Accept a fight yesterday.”
“Conor McGregor and I talk from time to time and he’s always telling me, go for that snake! Go for that weasel! And you have another feeling to respect. “The story is not over” you know? You already know what Conor is like. It’s the hilarious we have small private conversations sometimes. “
Faber, who turns 40 this month, has a record of 33-10. The UFC is expected to announce its return in the coming days via an official press conference.
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