Urijah Faber is Still the Ultimate Outlier
On why fighters walk away, why they can't stay away and why Faber's return is different
Fighter retirements are a lot like pro wrestler retirements: They rarely last, and nobody believes they’re real to begin with.
I understand why it happens. Imagine spending years or even decades doing one thing, chasing one goal, so consumed by something that it becomes part of your makeup. Anyone can relate to that, right? You don’t have to be an athle…