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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
7 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
19 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...
Via Players View
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,...
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

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

Cain Velasquez Has Successful Shoulder Surgery

The UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez had successful surgery on his injured shoulder yesterday.  Great to know that Cain got this taken care of and we hope he has a speedy recovery so we can see him take on Werdum as soon as possible. Junior Dos Santos goes on Brazilian radio show Fabricio Werdum cooks outside in Chile
Via Tito Couture
December 11, 2013  |  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

Jon Jones wants a Cain Velasquez superfight within the year.

Um, yes please, I’d like to see Jon Jones and Cain fight within the year. Please let that happen. I don’t know what stars need to align (aside from a Teixeira and Werdum win), but please Dana, you can’t see me right now but I’m on my hands and knees begging for this to happen. The best part about all of this is that it isn’t some weird hypothetical wish, it’s all right...
Via Fight Hub TV
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

The Baddest Man On The Planet Visits With Walmart Employees

They heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez is at a Walmart in Yuma Arizona and while their takes a picture with some employees.  For being a quiet guy Cain is handling all of the attention he is getting very well. The heavyweight champ has a staredown with a fan Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
Via Tito Couture
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Heavyweight Champ Has A Staredown With A Fan

Cain Velasquez is in Northern California as he runs into this fan.  Cain’s popularity continues to grow as he solidified himself as the baddest man on the planet after pummeling the only man to beat him, Junior Dos Santos for the second time At UFC 166.  Glad the champ does not need to get surgery on his shoulder and we can expect him back in the Octagon sooner rather than later...
Via Tito Couture
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Velasquez won’t need surgery

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is on the mend, rehabbing an injury to his left shoulder, but some good news: he won't require surgery, which is likely to hasten his return to the cage. UFC president Dana White told FOX Sports on Saturday that doctors ruled out surgery. Velasquez had two MRIs done but it was determined that rehabbing the joint will be the best option...
Via Fox Sports
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

'Cyborg' calls out Rousey

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey believes in her heart of heart that given the right circumstances she could beat heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. In an interview earlier this week , Rousey said "It is possible that in any given moment that I could beat him," when speaking about a hypothetical fight with the UFC's best big man. Invicta FC featherweight...
Via Fox Sports
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Rousey: I can beat up Cain Velasquez

Ronda Rousey thinks she can beat UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Not in a race. Not at a surfing contest. Not in a who-can-hit-the-most-armbars-in-one-minute competition. Rousey thinks she can beat Velasquez – the baddest man on the planet – in a fight. At MMA. "In any given moment, under the right circumstance, I think it is possible," Rousey told the...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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