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Cain Velasquez 'not really sure' if he's a role model for Hispanic youth yet

Cain Velasquez never had designs on becoming a professional athlete growing up. The more he watched television, the more he believed playing in the NFL or becoming a world-class boxer was out of reach. "I didn't have a hero playing in sports that looked like me," Velasquez told FOX Sports. "I loved football as a kid. Of course, I loved boxing. But I didn't...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Heavy Favorite Over Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180

UFC 180 marks 13 months since the last time heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) took center stage. Despite his extended hiatus, Velasquez isn’t expected to skip a beat – or in this case, skip giving out a beating. Velasquez is a significant 4.5-1 odds-on favorite to dispose of Fabricio Werdum on November 15. Werdum, who is no stranger to serving up upset specials ...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC champion Cain Velasquez shows off incredible dance moves on TUF Latin America

Forget the former UFC Heavyweight champion Randy Couture being on Dancing With The Stars, the current UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recently showed off his moves, and they are quite astonishing for the big man. Check out Velasquez’s break dancing on the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America (Courtesy of R/mma): We know that 10 second clip is just not...
Via Fight Hub TV
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 180: Velasquez vs Werdum Sells Out In 8 Hours

FIRST EVENT IN MEXICO SELLS OUT IN 8 HOURSOver 20,000 fans set to attend UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUMNovember 15 at the Arena Ciudad de MexicoMexico City – It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena).Fans made history at the box office, as well...
Via MMAInsider
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Main Card Confirmed

Following Tuesday’s “UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum” press conference in Mexico City, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion announced the show’s entire main card. The November 15 event goes down inside Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. Until today, only the featured attraction between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum (pictured...
Via 5thRound.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousey: I can beat up Cain Velasquez

Ronda Rousey thinks she can beat UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Not in a race. Not at a surfing contest. Not in a who-can-hit-the-most-armbars-in-one-minute competition. Rousey thinks she can beat Velasquez – the baddest man on the planet – in a fight. At MMA. "In any given moment, under the right circumstance, I think it is possible," Rousey told the...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez: Hopefully No More Excuses From Junior dos Santos After UFC 166 Beating

After Junior dos Santos put Cain Velasquez (pictured) to sleep in merely 64 seconds in their initial encounter, a humiliated Velasquez never offered up any excuses following the lone blemish on his résumé. He simply promised that he would reclaim the throne in their rematch. Speaking of their sequel, Velasquez kept his word. He dominated dos Santos like no man had ever done before...
Via 5thRound.com
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez beats Junior dos Santos at UFC 166

Entering Saturday night, UFC president Dana White dubbed the rubber match between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) and Junior dos Santos as “the biggest trilogy in MMA history.” I’m not going to debate that, but I will say Part III looked an awful lot like Part II. Only this time, instead of taking a lopsided unanimous decision victory, Velasquez was able to finish...
Via 5thRound.com
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

JDS says “Cain Velasquez is going to sleep!”

Outside of the cage, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is one of the most affable people you could every hope to encounter. All smiles and giggles, the 29-year-old for Salvador, Bahia, Brazil is the embodiment of what you would like all professional athletes to be when they're interacting with fans and media. But when the cage door closes, the smile turns into...
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Head 2 Head: Velasquez vs. dos Santos

There's nothing in combat sports like a good rivalry between two athletes in their respective primes. That's exactly what we get with Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos at UFC 166 , a champion and challenger both eager to prove they are the best after splitting their first two meetings. This is the rubber match, where the winner gets the bragging rights, the belt, and maybe...
Via Fox Sports
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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