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  • Urijah Faber talks 'Full Contact Skydiving' hoax

    Elias Cepeda at Cagewriter7 days ago

    Dang it, and we were just about to buy that skydiving course package. About a month ago we brought you video footage of UFC featherweight contender Urijah Faber's newest supposed venture - Full Contact Skydiving.

    The video showed Faber coaching professional skydivers in the new combat sport, teaching them how to kick, punch and choke mid-air, while hurtling towards the earth at break-neck speeds. Turns out the sport was too good to be true, as the follow-up video above reveals.

    The whole production (including masterfully done andhilarious website) was an elaborate hoax to promote Faber's sponsor Amp energy drink. We caught up with "The California Kid" to talk about the experience of shooting those videos.

    "It was a lot of fun to do," Faber tells Cagewriter.

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