source | foxsports.com
Urijah Faber will travel to Japan for his next fight but he won’t be facing Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto as first rumored when the former WEC champion was in talks to compete on the upcoming September 20 card in Saitama.
Instead, Faber will face newcomer Masanori Kanehara in a bantamweight bout bound for the main card in Japan. Sources close to the situation confirmed the fight to FOX Sports on Monday. The fight was first reported by FightSportAsia.