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...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Spends Some Quiet Time With His Girls

Werdum is just five days removed from his excellent performance against Travis Browne at UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando, Florida.  A performance that set him up for a title fight against champion Cain Velasquez and most likely a coaching gig on the next TUF Latin America.  Werdum is a perfect fit for the show as he already has a good name in the region due to his commentary and speaks...
Via Tito Couture
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones No Longer Interested in Heavyweight Fight with Cain Velasquez

Back in late 2012, reigning UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) suggested a move to the heavyweight division could happen within the next year. Fast forward several month, an influx of new 205-pound contenders and Cain Velasquez cementing his spot atop the heavyweight throne has Jones singing a different tune. “I have no interest at this point,” Jones said during...
3 days ago  |  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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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4 days 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...
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4 days 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...
5 days 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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Browne And Team Workout With Team Khabib

These are two raising stars in the sport and guys with a solid team around them who have been immeasurable in their success.  Both fighters have very big fights coming up this weekend as Travis Browne is competing for the chance to fight heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Khabib Nurmagomedov with a win will put himself in serious title contention.  Best of luck to both of...
Via Tito Couture
6 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...
7 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
7 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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Fights That Could Re-juvinate The UFC Heavyweight Division

Velasquez has looked unbeatable since regaining his belt. (Mandatory credit: 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
14 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
27 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...
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 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...
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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...
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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...
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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