Years ago, McDonald was an up-and-coming competitor who idolized Faber. Now he has a chance to knock “The California Kid” off his pedestal. Faber has looked excellent en route to victory over a three-fight run, while McDonald bounced back from a loss to Renan Barao by finishing Brad Pickett in August. This tilt truly represents “old school” vs. “new school” and should be a “Fight of the Night” contender by the end of things.
The UFC will end November 2013 with a bang tonight thanks to the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. However, the card hardly compares to the lineups on tap for December with a particular emphasis on those for UFC on FOX 9 (12/14) and UFC 168 (12/28). The month also features the organization’s latest stop in Australia, UFC Fight Night 33 (12/6), meaning fans have yet another option to choose from when it comes to action in the coming weeks. Check out the fifteen best fights on the immediate horizon… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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