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Urijah Faber has MMA title belt stolen from California gym

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Hide your belts! The mixed martial arts (MMA) thieves of the world are at it again.

Two weeks after famed striking coach Mike Winkeljohn had a Muay Thai title belt stolen from his property in Albuquerque, New Mexico, former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) featherweight titleholder Urijah Faber is now down a strap.

As KCRA reported, one of "The California Kid's" earlier MMA coaches, Dave Marinoble, had his Roseville, California facility burglarized by a crook, who can be seen clearly after a security camera snapped a close-up of him, this past Wednesday (Feb. 17, 2016).

Faber, 36, is a three-time title challenger of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and expected to face current 135-pound king and longtime rival Dominick Cruz at an event later this year. The Team Alpha Male general maintains that the strap isn't worth much money, but that it was "a symbolic thing of hard work and dedication."

All the incentive to replace his lost belt with the one currently held by "The Dominator," am I right?

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