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CAIN VELASQUEZ RUMORS

First Trailer For UFC 188: Velasquez Vs Werdum

The first trailer has emerged for next month’s UFC 188 heavyweight title unification bout in Mexico between title holder Cain Velasquez and interim champ Fabricio Werdum. It’s been more than 18 months since we last saw Velasquez last step into the Octagon, taking out Junior dos Santos via a late TKO in decisive fashion in 2013, so fingers crossed he stays injury free and this...
Via Fight Of The Night
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez: AKA fighters never have a bad performance

Now that the fight is over and his friend, training partner and wrestling coach Daniel Cormier got the job done and walked away victorious from last weekend's UFC 187, Cain Velasquez can admit that he was a little nervous for DC. Cormier, of course, pulled out of a June 6 fight with Ryan Bader to take a light heavyweight title bout against Anthony Johnson, May 23, on short notice...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  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

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...
Via 5thRound.com
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

UFC Champ Cain Velasquez Undergoes Successful Shoulder Surgery

After much deliberation, several tests, two MRI’s and a partridge in a pear tree, reigning UFC heavyweight king Cain Velasquez (pictured) has in fact undergone surgery on his left shoulder. Velasquez injured his shoulder, which has been rumored to be a torn labrum, at some point during October’s lopsided unanimous decision victory over Junior dos Santos at UFC 165. His camp...
Via 5thRound.com
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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