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Cain Velasquez: Rematch with Fabricio Werdum targeted for March in Brazil

It looks like Cain Velasquez will try to win back the UFC heavyweight title in enemy territory after the former champ revealed on Friday that it appears he's going to face Fabricio Werdum in March in Brazil. Velasquez was in Houston for a fan Q&A ahead of the UFC 192 weigh-ins and when the subject about his next fight came up. "Dana (White) ended up calling me and saying possibly...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum, Cain Velasquez rematch likely for stadium

It appears as though the UFC is targeting a stadium show for a heavyweight championship rematch between current champion Fabricio Werdum and former title holder Cain Velasquez. According to Werdum, who spoke with, the UFC is targeting a pay-per-view event at Arena da Baixada stadium in Curitiba which holds 42,000 fans. The event would take place in March. “It’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Would Like Cain Velasquez Rematch Earlier Than March

Dana White stated on the UFC Tonight show last week that Fabricio Werdum didn’t want to defend his heavyweight title in a rematch with Cain Velasquez until March, but the champion’s camp have since refuted that claim. According to Werdum’s management team Dominance MMA, they told White that the heavyweight champion would be ready to fight in either December or January, but...
Via Fight Of The Night
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Vs Cain Velasquez Rematch Delayed Until March

The top end of the UFC’s heavyweight division continues to move at a snails pace with news now emerging that the next title fight between current champion Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez won’t take place until March of next year. Former champ Velasquez was injury-prone during his title run which has meant that by the time the next title fight does roll around the belt will...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 07, 2015  |  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

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...
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...
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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