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Cain Velasquez became the first UFC Heavyweight Champion to come out of the country of Mexico back at UFC 121 when he beat Brock Lesnar. The fighter is so patriotic that he even has “Brown Pride” tattooed across his upper chest. The former champ was actually born in Salinas, California, however the tattoo shows his Latin pride.
Many MMA fans have been very critical of the tattoo, however Velasquez defended it by saying that it had nothing to do with power and superiority, but instead it’s a tribute to his heritage and everything he’s had to overcome.
Once again at the UFC 155 pre-fight press conference, Velasquez was asked about his ink and he was quick to answer.
“That’s definitely a big question that everybody brings up. It’s just like any other question, you answer it a 100 times.”
UFC President Dana White, who often times is very outspoken, piped up on the ‘Brown Pride’ tattoo topic as well.
“People who have a problem with the ‘Brown Pride’ tattoo are morons. Come on. It says
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
6'1" 240 lbs (Heavyweight)
77" reach, Orthodox
July 28, 1982
10-1 (UFC: 8-1)
1 straight win
Brown belt in Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu
NJCAA National Champion in wrestling
NJCAA All-American in wrestling
Two-time NCAA All-American in wrestling
UFC 155 will go down this Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final fight card of the year features a Heavyweight Title fight between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez as the main event.
Our good friends at Bodog.ca have Dos Santos as a 1/2 favorite to defend his UFC Heavyweight Championship.
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It didnt take much longer than the 64 seconds Junior dos Santos required to seize the UFC heavyweight belt last year for the Brazilian striker to realize he didnt get the best of Cain Velasquez.
At the interview afterward, I saw how disappointed his was in his performance, dos Santos told FOXSports.com through an interpreter. I know this time Cain will be giving it his all. Hes...
All the major players participating in Saturday’s “UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” extravaganza will be hitting the podium today inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Stream Thursday’s pre-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT.
In addition to UFC president Dana White (Pictured), all the athletes participating in the pay-per...
It didn't take much longer than the 64 seconds Junior dos Santos required to seize the UFC heavyweight belt for the Brazilian striker to realize he didn't get the best of Cain Velasquez the first time around.
"At the interview afterward, I saw how disappointed his was in his performance," dos Santos told FOXSports.com through an interpreter. "I know this time...
Dana White’s 2nd vlog for UFC 155 is a behind the scenes look into UFC on FOX 5, Nick the Tooth shows up with no room booked( like always). Nick licks a gum wall. Rob Dyrdek gives his UFC 155 Main Event fight picks.
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Dana White’s 2nd vlog for UFC 155 is a behind the scenes look into UFC on FOX 5, Nick the Tooth shows up with no room booked (like always). Nick licks a gum wall. Rob Dyrdek gives his UFC 155 Main Event fight picks.
Following tonight’s UFC 155 main card keep it locked to MMASucka.com for the post-fight press conference.
Expected to meet with the media is UFC President Dana White, as well as main event fighters Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez. Also in attendance will be some of the other big winners from the UFC 155 event.
The post-fight press conference will begin at approximately 10...
UFC 155: DOS SANTOS VS. VELASQUEZ 2Date: December 29, 2012Location: Las Vegas, NevadaVenue: MGM Grand Garden ArenaBroadcast: Pay-per-view, FX, FacebookMAIN (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez - for heavyweight titleJoe Lauzon vs. Jim MillerTim Boetsch vs. Constantinos PhilippouAlan Belcher vs. Yushin OkamiDerek Brunson vs. Chris LebenPRELIMINARY...
Top ranked UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum will be closely watching the action inside the Octagon this Saturday night at UFC 155 as heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos faces off against number...
UFC 155 is set to go down on December 29 from The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The main event puts heavyweight powerhouses Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez up against each other to renew their rivalry at the last event of the year, while Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller, two of the most exciting fighters in the lightweight division, plan to steal the show at UFC 155...
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Coming on the heals of similar comments made recently by former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald expresses his view that Saturday's heavyweight rematch bet
The fighters taking part in tomorrow’s UFC 155 event took to the scales today in anticipation for the big fight card.
The main event is set as both Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez made the 265lbs weight limit. They will battle in a rematch for the UFC Heavyweight Championship.
Check out the full weigh in results below.
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
• Junior dos...
UFC president Dana White announced today that if Fabricio Werdum defeats Brazilian legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in June, he will have the next shot at the UFC heavyweight title. Currently, both...