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Daily Debate results: Which recently retired UFC fighter do you most want to see back?

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OK, OK – maybe Urijah Faber coming out of retirement this past Saturday wasn’t that big of a surprise to some of you.

After all, MMA fighters retire and come back all the time. And Faber, in particular, has stayed pretty close to the sport thanks to the Team Alpha Male gym he founded and runs, and its slew of fighters in the UFC.

But you have to admit to being at least moderately surprised he not only won as a pretty sizable underdog, but that Faber (35-10 MMA, 11-6 UFC) knocked out Ricky Simon (15-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) just 46 seconds into their bantamweight co-main event at UFC on ESPN+ 13 in Faber’s home city of Sacramento, Calif.

He hadn’t won a fight by knockout since WEC 25 in January 2007 – more than 12 years prior.

So for our latest Daily Debate, we wondered, given Faber’s success in his comeback fight, which recently retired UFC fighter do you want to see return first. There are some good ones, including former two-division champion Georges St-Pierre, former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson and former middleweight champ Michael Bisping.

The results (via Twitter):

Today's #DailyDebate question for @MMAjunkieRadio: On the heels of Urijah Faber's successful comeback fight, which recently retired fighter would you most like to see return to action?

— MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) July 16, 2019

To hear the MMA Junkie Radio crew weigh in on the topic, watch the video above.

For complete coverage of UFC on ESPN+ 13, check out the MMA Results.

MMA Junkie Radio broadcasts Monday-Friday at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino’s Race & Sports Book. The show is hosted by “Gorgeous” George Garcia, Brian “Goze” Garcia and Dan Tom. For more information or to download past episodes, go to www.mmajunkie.com/radio. You can also check out www.siriusxm.com/siriusxmfightnation.


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