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Junior dos Santos Still Wants To Fight Stipe Miocic Next

Junior dos Santos hasn’t fought since an unsuccessful bid to retake the UFC heavyweight title from Cain Velasquez back in October of last year due to injuries, but the former champion is now hoping to return before the end of the year and he has a potential opponent in mind. Dos Santos was scheduled to fight Stipe Miocic back in May in Brazil before pulling out of the fight due...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Biggest Heel of 2014 for WWE: The Injury Bug

Coming out of Raw last night, I was convinced that the biggest heel of 2014 is turning out to be the injury bug. Raw went off the air with Seth Rollins possibly injured after getting flung out the ring and hurting his knee.  As it turns out, Rollins was just doing a fine job of selling and is luckily fine. Still, it called to mind the injuries the WWE has already had to endure...
Via Between The Ropes
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Barnett Wants Junior dos Santos Next

Josh Barnett (pictured) wants to reclaim his UFC heavyweight title and “The Warmaster” knows he has to go through former champ Junior dos Santos for that opportunity. “I talked to his manager and he wants to fight Junior dos Santos next,” reporter Ariel Helwani said on this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” “He wants to get back in the title picture and he has to go...
Via 5thRound.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Cast Revealed For The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America

We had reported last month that the UFC was doing a Latin American version of The Ultimate Fighter. The coaches for the season will be UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The two will fight November 15 in Mexico City. A short time the UFC announced the full cast for the show. Filming is already underway in Las Vegas, with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...
Via Between The Ropes
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Vs Fabricio Werdum Set For UFC 180; Will Coach Latin TUF

The UFC held a special press conference in New Mexico yesterday where they confirmed that the promotion will be hosting their first ever event there at UFC 180 on November 15th with a heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Fabrico Werdum headlining the show. Before that, Velasquez and Werdum will serve as the coaches on the first edition of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Velasquez and Werdum Set for Mexico, TUF: Latin America

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will face off at UFC 180 in Mexico and will also coach upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America Alex Ramirez – April 30, 2014 The UFC had major news on Tuesday regarding its heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. In fact the UFC had three major announcements rolled into one. First off the heavyweight champion will return to action...
Via Overtime
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Velasquez vs Team Werdum Set To Start Filming May 12th

INAUGURAL SEASON OF THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® LATIN AMERICA: TEAM VELASQUEZ vs. TEAM WERDUM SET TO BEGIN FILMING MAY 12 UFC® heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and No.1 contender Fabricio Werdum named coaches Series slated to air on Televisa Channel.5 in Mexico and additional Free to Air Networks in Latin America Series Finale to take place at UFC® 180 in Mexico City on November...
Via MMAInsider
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Latin America coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum to headline UFC 180

We knew this was all coming we just did not know the details. Today Dana White gave us the information. TUF Latin America starts filming May 12th with Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum as coaches. They will fight on November 15th as the main event of UFC 180 in Mexico City. The season will feature featherweights and bantamweights from Mexico and other Latin American countries. It...
Via hov-mma
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez, Fabricio Werdum Coach “TUF: Latin America”, Fight At UFC 180

UFC President Dana White moments ago made the announcement of the first ever season of “TUF: Latin America”. The coaches will be UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. White then stated Velasquez and Werdum will main event UFC 180 on November 15 at Arena México in Mexico City. No other matches have been announced for the card. Velasquez last competed in...
Via Between The Ropes
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum Coach ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America,’ Fight at UFC 180

As expected, UFC president Dana White announced during Tuesday’s press conference in Mexico that heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) and Fabricio Werdum will serve as opposing coaches on the inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America.” Velasquez will then defend his throne against Werdum at UFC 180 on November 15 in Mexico City. Velasquez underwent...
Via 5thRound.com
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum headlines historic UFC 180 card in Mexico City, Mexico

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will coach against one another on the first ever season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America and then face off in the main event of UFC 180 in Mexico City, Mexico. 
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 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

Cerrone-Nurmagomedov makes sense for UFC’s lightweight division

Among the many impressive performances during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Orlando, Fabricio Werdum was the clear winner with his unlikely domination of fellow heavyweight contender Travis Browne, and for his efforts, will be rewarded with a crack at the belt currently owned by Cain Velasquez. But the Brazilian wasn’t the only fighter to dramatically improve upon his near future...
Via Sports-Glory
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum cements his place as the number one contender, is coming for Cain Velasquez

It’s Easter Sunday. I should be preparing to go visit the family so I can eat some guilt-laden ham, but all I can think about is UFC on FOX 11, and the brilliant performances therein. If anyone denies Fabricio Werdum as the clear number one contender in the UFC heavyweight division, they’re plain nuts. Fabricio Werdum put on a clinic last night in Orlando, and reassured all of...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne Winner Fights Champ Cain Velasquez in Mexico

UFC president Dana White confirmed two things during Thursday’s UFC on FOX 11 pre-fight press conference – first, Saturday’s heavyweight shootout between Fabricio Werdum (pictured) and Travis Browne will in fact get next crack at champ Cain Velasquez, and secondly, the championship affair will go down in Mexico. White and Co. have been working hard to host a show south of the...
Via 5thRound.com
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Fabricio Werdum, Travis Browne to meet for possible heavyweight title shot in Orlando

The top promotion in MMA got back to business this week after a short break with Wednesday’s ”The Ultimate Fighter” finale in Montreal, and the upcoming UFC Fight Night in Orlando on Saturday that will be highlighted by a heavyweight headliner between Travis Browne (16-1-1), and Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1). Currently the second-ranked, heavyweight contender behind Junior Dos Santos...
Via Sports-Glory
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Fights That Could Re-juvinate The UFC Heavyweight Division

Velasquez has looked unbeatable since regaining his belt. (Mandatory credit: UFC.com) The UFC heavyweight division is in bad shape! Nelson and Nogueira go head to head in this weekends Abu Dhabi event and with Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum fighting in nine days coupled with the Junior Dos Santos/Stipe Miocic announcement, it brings the heavyweights back onto our news feed after...
Via The Sports Journal
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Returns to San Jose on July 26

Do you know the way to San Jose? The UFC will on July 26 for a UFC on FOX show. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) made the announcement Thursday night while appearing as an honorary guest of the San Jose Sharks for their NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets. Velasquez also dropped the puck to kick off the game. SAP Center (formerly known as HP Pavilion) will...
Via 5thRound.com
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Vs Stipe Miocic Set For UFC 173

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will return to the Octagon against Stipe Miocic at UFC 173 on May 24th in Las Vegas. Dos Santos hasn’t fought since his defeat against Cain Velasquez back in October – his second loss to the champion in the space of a year. While Velasquez has proven to be his nemesis, dos Santos is still considered by most pundits as the second...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic Co-Headlines UFC 173

A heavyweight shootout between former champion Junior dos Santos (pictured) and Stipe Miocic will co-headline UFC 173. The Las Vegas Review Journal confirmed the scrap with UFC officials late Monday night, with the promotion endorsing the report by retweeting their article. This marks dos Santos’ first scrap since getting steamrolled by reigning champ Cain Velasquez for the second...
Via 5thRound.com
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Wants ‘Super Fight’ With Heavyweight Velasquez

Jon Jones has a pretty tough fight coming up against Glover Teixera in April but that hasn’t stopped him from looking ahead to some future opponents. In an interview with AXS Jones talked about the possibility of a ‘Super Fight’ happening this year: “A lot of people are starting to mention Chris Weidman’s name and I think in order for it to be a ‘super fight,’ Chris...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier feels he can mimic Cain Velasquez’s style against Rashad Evans

The mere thought of a mini-Cain Velasquez running through the light heavyweight division while brandishing Olympic-level wrestling rather scary, and I’m sure you do too. Whether or not Rashad Evans, an NCAA Division I wrestling champion can handle this slimmed-down Cormier is a big, big question. One that UFC 170 will answer. For years now, Daniel Cormier has been gaining momentum...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez & Junior dos Santos Are Destined to Fight Again

A trilogy is usually a way of settling a rivalry or issue in the fight game. However, there are those times where two fighters cannot escape each other and end up fighting each other more than three times. In the world of mixed martial arts, UFC will very likely experience such an occurrence with their heavyweight title. The current champion, Cain Velasquez, and former champion,...
Via Players View
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No UFC Interim Titles Expected with Cain Velasquez and Anthony Pettis Injuries

Despite the fact heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) and lightweight champ Anthony Pettis are expected to be sidelined for much of 2014, UFC president Dana White will not manufacture interim titles in their absence. Velasquez had his left shoulder operated on last week, while Pettis had his left knee surgically repaired a few days prior to that. No official word on how...
Via 5thRound.com
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 170 main-event makes no sense

The UFC is gearing up for 2014 with at least one lackluster main-event. The UFC 170 headliner has been confirmed and it will feature a battle of light heavyweights. Unfortunately it is one of the strangest fights the UFC has put together in awhile.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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