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CAIN VELASQUEZ RUMORS

UFC: Velasquez Out – Won’t Defend Title Against Werdum

MMA News, – According to reports, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will not be defending the heavyweight title at UFC 180 against Fabricio Werdum. This bout, which was scheduled to take place in Mexico City, was to be the first UFC big splash in the Latino MMA market. Werdum will remain on the card and will now face Mark Hunt in a interim title bout. Hunt is coming off of...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt ready for interim title shot at UFC 180 after Cain Velasquez injury

You have likely already heard the unfortunate news that UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez injured his knee and is out of his scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 in Mexico. Instead of scrapping the main event altogether, the UFC opted to put the interim title up for grabs, and asked Mark Hunt to step in on just under four weeks notice. The “Super Samoan”...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez injures knee and withdraws from UFC 180

The UFC's plan to stage a major card in Mexico City had all the makings of a rousing success -- a heavyweight main event, two elite fighters, and a "name" headliner of Mexican heritage.  The local public seemed to agree, as the fight quickly sold out its 20,000-plus tickets in only a matter of hours.Unfortunately, many of those fans today will be disappointed to learn...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Velasquez out of UFC 180 title defense; Werdum vs. Hunt interim title bout on for Mexico City debut

Unfortunately for Mexico City, UFC heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez will not defend his title in 2014. It was announced earlier today by UFC.com that the undisputed champion was forced to withdraw from his title bout against Fabricio Werdum on November 15th due to a knee injury he suffered during training. Luckily for fans of mixed martial arts in Mexico and all around the world...
Via Fight Booth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Injures Knee, Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt Fight for Interim Title at UFC 180

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) has suffered a knee injury that will force him out of his November 15 title defense against Fabricio Werdum. As a result, UFC officials reported Werdum will now battle Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight belt at UFC 180. “I’m so unbelievably disappointed that this happened,” Velasquez said. “To say I was looking...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days 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 ...
Via 5thRound.com
17 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
22 days ago  |  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

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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