We take a look at the gym MMA pioneer and UFC legend Urijah Faber runs

You think of Urijah Faber and your memory jogs to the sound of ‘California Love’ bumping on the speakers, as he would walk out to fight the absolute best in the world. The ‘Cali Kid’ is one of the biggest pioneers of the sport, and has helped or produced some of the biggest names in the sport.

Faber started his own facility in 2019 called ‘Urijah Faber’s Ultimate Fitness’. The 40,000 s1.ft. facility in East Sacramento focuses on getting people in the best shape of their life both mentally and physically. The gym thrives on the vision of inclusiveness, and is open to people from all disciplines.

Faber has maintained that the gym is not just for MMA practitioners, but can be used by people who want to keep fit, engage in physical activity or simply get healthy. The gym provides the best coaches with several years of experience.

UFC Fighter Urijah Faber gym: Ultimate FItness

Urijah Faber’s fight team – Team Alpha Male

Faber started his own fight team ‘Team Alpha Male’ almost 15 years ago and built it into a mecca of producing champions. The gym has nurtured some of the best talents in the game hand-picked by Faber, and forged champions across various promotions.

Urijah Faber Conor McGregor
LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 04: Team McGregor and Team Faber pose for a team photo during filming of The Ultimate Fighter on August 4, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

What sets the gym apart is the culture of brotherhood that Faber instilled in his fighters, which draws fighters from across the globe to come train with them. Their roster consists of veterans like Chad Mendes and Clay Guida, and even produced great bantamweight prospects like TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt.

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