Retired UFC Fighter, MMA Coach, Entrepreneur
Urijah Faber is known for many things: he’s Sacramento’s most decorated Mixed Martial Arts fighter, a knowledgeable MMA instructor and owner of Urijah Faber’s Ultimate Fitness Gym. In addition to those achievements, he also is an entrepreneur and co-owner of several other businesses, including Urijah Faber’s UFC Gym in Rocklin, MMA Inc Management, Torque clothing line, MemoryTag, Vibe Health Bar and Kombucha Kulture.
Before becoming known as “The California Kid,” Faber grew up in Lincoln, California, and was a standout wrestler at Lincoln High School. Faber is a graduate of UC Davis, arriving his first year there as a walk-on, and earning a scholarship after the first season. Faber made his MMA debut in 2004. Since then, he’s found success in the Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC), World Extreme Cage fighting (WEC) and King of the Cage. Faber finished his fighting career on a high note, winning his final fight December 17 at the Golden 1 Center.
Faber now turns his attention to other pursuits: bringing the next generation of great fighters to Sacramento, expanding the Team Alpha Male (founded by Faber in 2004) roster to include more females and fighters in all weight classes, and building out his real estate, vitamin and clothing businesses.