Urijah Faber sunk in a guillotine choke to force Brian Bowles to tap out at 1:27 in the second round at UFC 139. It was Faber’s first fight back after losing to bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Brian Bowles entered the fight on a two fight win streak.
The first round was a wild affair with Faber landing numerous power shots to the head from different angles. Bowles answered with his own punches but was much more methodical in his punches. Faber was clearly the winner of the round with his superior striking and pace. The second round was all Faber who dropped Bowles with a big knee to the jaw. After some ground and pound and a knee to the body he was able to sink in a guillotine choke which forced the fighter from Atlanta to tap.
Faber improved to 26-5 and 2-1 in the UFC. Brian Bowles drops to 10-2 and 2-1 in the octagon. Faber called out Dominick Cruz in the post-fight interview.
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