Originally posted on The Sports Journal  |  Last updated 4/10/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: UFC fighter Cain Velasquez (R) hits UFC fighter Ben Rothwell (L) up against the fence during their Heavyweight bout at UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun at Staples Center on October 24, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Velasquez won the fight by way of TKO. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
Velasquez has looked unbeatable since regaining his belt. (Mandatory credit: UFC.com) The UFC heavyweight division is in bad shape! Nelson and Nogueira go head to head in this weekends Abu Dhabi event and with Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum fighting in nine days coupled with the Junior Dos Santos/Stipe Miocic announcement, it brings the heavyweights back onto our news feed after much too long away. It`s the marquee division or so we hear, in boxing the heavyweights are still the most talked about, Ali, Tyson, Foreman.This used to be the case in the UFC, but the fact can`t be hidden anymore, the UFC heavyweight division is at the moment weak! There`s at best 3 legit contenders in Browne, JDS and Werdum and even at this, these three could be cannon fodder for the relentless champion Velasquez. The Nelson vs Big Nog fight takes place in Abu Dhabi and is somewhat of a head-scratcher, Nelson has shown that against the top guys he comes up short and his unwillingness to cut weight mean...
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