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Fabricio Werdum puts on striking display while earning one-sided decision victory over Travis Browne at UFC on Fox

If Dana White was serious about the main event to Saturday’s UFC on Fox card being to determine the next challenger for Cain Velasquez and the heavyweight title, Fabricio Werdum will be that challenger. Werdum appears to have earned the shot by virtue of his very dominant and nearly shutout victory on the scorecards against Travis Browne. From the beginning, Werdum’s striking...
Via Players View
17 hours ago  |  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
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Dominates Travis Browne at UFC on FOX 11 (Video)

Travis Browne was more than a 2-1 odds-on favorite to beat Fabricio Werdum (pictured) and advance to a title bout against reigning champ Cain Velasquez. Unfortunately for Browne, Werdum decided to serve up another upset special (Please see: Fedor Emelianenko) and rock the MMA world. To the surprise of many, Werdum took home a (49-46, 50-45, 50-45) unanimous decision victory on Saturday...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 11 Weigh-In Results Feature Travis Browne And Fabricio Werdum On Weight

UFC on Fox 11 weigh-ins took place earlier today from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The main event features Travis Browne vs Fabricio Werdum in a heavyweight title eliminator, with the winner facing heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez later this year. Before the fights are made official, all 26 fighters weighed in. Here the weigh-in results. MAIN CARD -Travis Browne (245...
Via Between The Ropes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Stann Explains If Travis Browne Is The Best Heavyweight In The UFC Not Named Cain Velasquez

UFC on Fox 11 takes place on Saturday night from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The main event features two of the top three ranked heavyweights in the UFC as Fabricio Werdum battles Travis Browne. The co-feature has Miesha Tate battling Liz Carmouche in women’s bantamweight action. We talked to UFC on Fox analyst Brian Stann earlier today. Stann previews the card, if Travis...
Via Between The Ropes
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Reasons To Watch UFC on FOX

By Brandon Stubbs, Contributing Writer The UFC returns to Florida when it hits the Amway Center in Orlando on April 19th. The main card will air on FOX, with the prelims airing on UFC Fight Pass. Here are three reasons why you need to be tune in the fights next week, 1. Cain Velasquez’s next victim will be named. The UFC on FOX main event features Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez At San Jose Sharks Game

The UFC champ was at the San Jose Sharks game last night as an honorary guest.  The UFC also announced its return to San Jose as the promotion will hold an event on July 26th at the SAP Center, which was formally known as the HP Pavilion.  The card will be aired on FOX and no bouts have been announced.  Cain is still recovering from shoulder surgery and should be ready by late...
Via Tito Couture
23 days ago  |  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/Stipe Miocic among new bouts added to UFC 173

UFC 173 takes place on May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card is headlined by the UFC middleweight title bout between champion Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida. Until last week, Vitor Belfort was scheduled to challenge for the title, but pulled out or was taken out of the bout depending on if you believe Belfort or UFC. Now the co-main event for the card...
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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

Cain Velasquez With Some Of The Boys From Sacramento!

That is a badass crew right there. Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Team Alpha Male members keep the plane safe
Via Tito Couture
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier And Cain Velasquez Celebrate DC’s Victory

It was a different training camp for former Olympian and new light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier as his main training partner and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was on the sidelines with a shoulder injury.  Luckily for the AKA pair Daniel’s fight went well and he was able to get the first round victory of late replacement Patrick Cummins.  Got to think there is...
Via Tito Couture
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jones More Interested In Superfight With Cain Velasquez Than Chris Weidman

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman recently stated that he’d be interested in a superfight with Jon Jones, but the current light-heavyweight kingpin tells the InsideMMA show on AXS TV that he doesn’t think Weidman isn’t ready yet. “A lot of people are starting to mention Chris Weidman’s name and I, and you know, in order for it to be a superfight I think Chris Weidman...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 10, 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

Top 10 Most Vulgar Displays of Power 2013

You could argue that 2013 was the most violent year in the history of mixed martial arts to date. When you put two earthlings in a cage together and tell them you'll give them money if they hurt each other until one of them either falls asleep or taps the person trying to submit them so they'll stop, then of course you're going to get a hearty helping of violence on any...
Via hov-mma
January 12, 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,...
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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

Velasquez Likely Out For Close To A Year

Heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez recently underwent shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum. Velasquez suffered the injury during his Sept. 19th fight against Junior Dos Santos. Initially it was believed that Velasquez would not need surgery to repair his shoulder, but that was not the case. It’s believed that the heavyweight champ will not return [...]
Via Fight Geeks
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: UFC Heavyweight Champ Cain Velasquez Posts Pic Following Shoulder Surgery

Following his latest title defence against Junior dos Santos, UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez once again went under the knife, this time to repair an injured shoulder that had hindered his ability to train effectively. It appears the surgery “went well” and that although nothing has officially been revealed, the recovery process should not be extensive. My shoulder surgery...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Recovering From Successful Shoulder Surgery

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (13-1) gave an update earlier today on his recent shoulder surgery, which took place yesterday, where he indicated that everything went well and that he hopes to be back in action soon.Velasquez posted the following tweet,My shoulder surgery yesterday went well. Can’t wait to be back at it! http://t.co/sugfDxh4aB— Cain Velasquez (@cainmma...
Via MMAInsider
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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