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CAIN VELASQUEZ RUMORS

UFC 188 ‘Velasquez vs. Werdum’ official event poster, updated fight card

With a heavyweight title unification bout for the ages at the top of the card, here’s how the UFC’s second visit to the   Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico stands today. • Main Event Heavyweight Title Bout: Cain Velasquez (c) (13-1) vs. Fabricio Werdum (ic) (19-5-1) • Lightweight Bout: Gilbert Melendez (22-4) vs. Eddie Alvarez (25-4) • Welterweight Bout:...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Vs Fabricio Werdum Set For UFC 188 In Mexico City

A heavyweight title unification bout between current champion Cain Velasquez and interim title holder Fabricio Werdum has been officially confirmed for UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. Velasquez has been plagued by injury problems for a few years now and that’s meant he’s not had an opportunity to defend his title since October of 2013 when he defeated Junior dos Santos by...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Headlines UFC 188 in Mexico City

Cain Velasquez (pictured) vs. Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City: Take Two. After a knee injury forced Velasquez to withdraw from their November tango, the two will now collide at UFC 188. The UFC confirmed the title unification bout Monday. Werdum went on to post a TKO victory over Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight crown at UFC 180. The 37-year-old Brazilian has enjoyed a career...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Makes Clear Distinction Between ‘Interim’ and ‘Real’ UFC Champion

See that bling-bling Cain Velasquez is holding in the picture above? That’s the real UFC heavyweight championship belt. His hardware. Please don’t mistake it for the interim one that either Fabricio Werdum or Mark Hunt will be donning after UFC 180. Although a 265-pound title belt will be on the line in Saturday’s main event, Velasquez believes it’s a manufactured strap...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries Are Holding Cain Velasquez Back From Being The Best Of All Time

Dominant UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was supposed to headline this Saturday’s (November 15, 2014) UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) against No. 1 contender Fabricio Werdum in the first-ever UFC event in his family’s home country of Mexico, but a torn meniscus and sprained MCL suffered in training put an end to those promising plans. Velasquez’ knee surgery was the latest...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Talks About Knee Issue That Nixed UFC 180 Title Fight

Cain Velasquez appeared on the latest edition of ‘The MMA Hour’ radio show on Monday to discuss his continued knee troubles that kept him from defending his heavyweight title at UFC 180 against Fabrico Werdum this coming weekend in Mexico. Velasquez had been set to come back after shoulder surgery which kept him out of action this year, but once he was back in training it became...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez’s Knee Injury Worse Than Anticipated

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez just can’t seem to get any luck injury wise with it now emerging that his latest knee issue has turned out to be worse than was originally anticipated. Velasquez had originally been dealing with a slight tear to his miniscus during fight camp, but had intended to compete against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 with it anyway. However, a slip...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 29, 2014  |  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
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez is taking his time recovering from surgery, won’t rush into a fight this year. Should there be an interim champ?

Cain Velasquez is taking his time coming back from shoulder surgery, and as we know now from UFC Tonight and Cain’s coach, Javier Mendez, the heavyweight champ was medically cleared to use his right hand two weeks ago, but won’t rush into a fight. That fight, specifically, is against Fabricio Werdum, in Mexico City, and supposedly slated for November. There’s been rumblings...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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