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CAIN VELASQUEZ RUMORS

Cain Velasquez coach: I didn't do my job before Fabricio Werdum fight

In advance of June's UFC 188, then-champion Cain Velasquez did not want to train in the event's host city Mexico City to adjust to the thin air at its high altitude, according to his coach Javier Mendez. The AKA founder said that he had to try hard to ultimately convince the heavyweight to spend just a couple weeks training in Mexico City before he faced Fabricio Werdum. Werdum,...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

With Werdum Vs Velasquez Set, Who Will UFC’s Other HW Contenders Fight?

Last night the UFC officially announced a heavyweight title rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez, so where does that leave the division’s other top contenders? We’ve got the answers below. Junior dos Santos (No.2) Vs Alistair Overeem (No.9) It’s not official yet, but on Saturday’s ‘Fight Companion’ podcast, Joe Rogan let it slip that he’d just done a...
Via Fight Of The Night
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez officially earns rematch with Fabricio Werdum

The next UFC heavyweight title fight will be a rematch after all. UFC president Dana White has confirmed that new champion Fabricio Werdum will face former titleholder Cain Velasquez in a five-round rematch with a date still to be determined for the heavyweight bout. White confirmed the news to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. Werdum beat Velasquez in June by third-round...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 188: Werdum Wins And Velasquez Gasps For Air

Cain Velasquez showed that he had a warrior's heart and an iron chin at UFC 188, but his lungs were not match for the high altitude in Mexico City. The post UFC 188: Werdum Wins And Velasquez Gasps For Air appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Wins Big Following Cain Velasquez’s Loss at UFC 188

Junior dos Santos (pictured) wasn’t fighting for the title Saturday at UFC 188, but the former heavyweight champion still had plenty of skin in the game. Needless to say, dos Santos left Mexico a happy hombre. Well, MMA’s nicest 265-pounder is always all smiles anyway, but Cain Velasquez’s upset loss to Fabrico Werdum probably had JDS flipping countless Yes! Cartwheels. It...
Via 5thRound.com
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum submits Cain Velasquez at UFC 188

Maybe Cain Velasquez was a lot more rusty than most people expected entering his fight against Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who hadn’t fought in a year and a half, lost to Werdum by third-round submission at UFC 188 on Saturday night in Mexico City. The former UFC heavyweight champion showed signs of being gassed towards the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

EA Sports predicts Cain Velasquez retains title at UFC 188

The folks at EA Sports have released a video simulating Saturday night’s UFC 188 pay-per-view main event bout between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and interim title holder Fabricio Werdum. After a back-and-forth start, Velasquez is able to pull away in the third round to earn a TKO victory as he retains and unifies the UFC belts. Do you agree with how the EA Sports...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Rothwell Insinuating Cain Velasquez On PEDs Is Hypocritical

Now tell me if this ain’t the pot calling the kettle black. A 33-year-old heavyweight who tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone just 20 months ago is now thinking aloud whether reigning UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez hasn’t been taking performance-enhancing drugs his whole career.Veteran Ben Rothwell (pictured), who is three days removed from a submission...
Via 5thRound.com
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 188: Cain Velasquez Fueled By Mexican Pride In Upcoming Title Fight

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The large, elaborate lettering is impossible to miss when Cain Velasquez takes off his shirt. Two words are stenciled prominently in a semi-circle upon his upper chest. Brown Pride. Velasquez is a serious man of relatively few words, preferring to let his ruthlessly efficient actions inside the Octagon speak for themselves. But the reigning UFC heavyweight champion...
Via NESN.com
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones thinks he can beat Cain Velasquez

Jon Jones has flirted with the idea of moving up to heavyweight, and now he feels pretty comfortable with pursuing that goal. In fact, Jones believes he can beat current heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Jones spoke at the “UFC: Welcome to the Show” event in Los Angeles last week and again expressed interest in moving...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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