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Diego Sanchez out of UFC 180 with an injury, bout scrapped

In one week, the UFC has lost its two most popular Mexican Americans off its debut card in Mexico. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was forced to pull out of the main event against Fabricio Werdum on Tuesday due to a knee injury. And now Diego Sanchez is hurt and cannot compete at UFC 180 on Nov. 15 in Mexico City, the UFC announced Thursday. Sanchez's opponent Joe Lauzon...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Favored to Capture UFC Interim Title Over Mark Hunt

The self-proclaimed “KFC King” may have finally received the UFC title fight he was hoping for, but the Gambling Gods don’t think Mark Hunt has much of a shot at leaving Mexico with the manufactured crown. The powers that be have pegged Fabricio Werdum (pictured) as more than a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to capture the belt. Hunt, meanwhile, checks in as a 2-1 underdog. UFC 180...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Velasquez Out – Won’t Defend Title Against Werdum

MMA News, – According to reports, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will not be defending the heavyweight title at UFC 180 against Fabricio Werdum. This bout, which was scheduled to take place in Mexico City, was to be the first UFC big splash in the Latino MMA market. Werdum will remain on the card and will now face Mark Hunt in a interim title bout. Hunt is coming off of...
Via BadCulture
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt ready for interim title shot at UFC 180 after Cain Velasquez injury

You have likely already heard the unfortunate news that UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez injured his knee and is out of his scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 in Mexico. Instead of scrapping the main event altogether, the UFC opted to put the interim title up for grabs, and asked Mark Hunt to step in on just under four weeks notice. The “Super Samoan”...
Via Fight Hub TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Out; Fabricio Werdum Fights Mark Hunt For Interim Title

Shockwaves have reverberated around the mixed martial arts world with the announcement that heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has had to pull out of his next title title defence against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 in Mexico due to a torn meniscus. With a little over three weeks notice, the No.4 ranked Mark Hunt has now been drafted in to fight Werdum in the event’s headliner,...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Velasquez out of UFC 180 title defense; Werdum vs. Hunt interim title bout on for Mexico City debut

Unfortunately for Mexico City, UFC heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez will not defend his title in 2014. It was announced earlier today by UFC.com that the undisputed champion was forced to withdraw from his title bout against Fabricio Werdum on November 15th due to a knee injury he suffered during training. Luckily for fans of mixed martial arts in Mexico and all around the world...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez out; Mark Hunt vs. Fabricio Werdum for interim title at UFC 180

Disaster has struck the upcoming UFC 180 fight card for the promotion's debut in Mexico with heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez dropping out of the main event due to injury. Velasquez was returning for the first time in over a year after shoulder surgery sidelined the champion prior to filming for The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America picked up this summer. Now it appears he will...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Injures Knee, Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt Fight for Interim Title at UFC 180

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) has suffered a knee injury that will force him out of his November 15 title defense against Fabricio Werdum. As a result, UFC officials reported Werdum will now battle Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight belt at UFC 180. “I’m so unbelievably disappointed that this happened,” Velasquez said. “To say I was looking...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Suffered Carbon Monoxide Scare In Mexico Fight Camp

UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum suffered a life-threatening carbon monoxide incident in the first day of his training camp in Mexico recently as he began preparations to take on Cain Velasquez at UFC 180 on November 15th. Werdum and 12 others including famed coach Rafael Cordeiro, the heavyweight’s brother Felipe Werdum and former UFC fighter Renato “Babalu...
Via Fight Of The Night
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum 'almost died' from carbon monoxide poisoning in Mexico

Ahead of the biggest fight of his life, Fabricio Werdum almost lost his life. In an absolutely terrifying turn of events, the UFC heavyweight No. 1 contender was poisoned by carbon monoxide by a faulty gasoline generator in Mexico recently. Werdum and the members of his team were only saved when Werdum's brother woke up in the middle of the night and turned the generator off...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Heavy Favorite Over Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180

UFC 180 marks 13 months since the last time heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) took center stage. Despite his extended hiatus, Velasquez isn’t expected to skip a beat – or in this case, skip giving out a beating. Velasquez is a significant 4.5-1 odds-on favorite to dispose of Fabricio Werdum on November 15. Werdum, who is no stranger to serving up upset specials ...
Via 5thRound.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 180: Velasquez vs Werdum Fight Card

UFC 180: Velasquez vs Werdum Nov 15, 2014 Arena Ciudad de México Mexico City, Mexico (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds)   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) Heavyweights Championship: Cain Velasquez (13-1, #1 ranked heavyweight) vs Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1, #3 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez And Fabricio Werdum UFC 180 Main Event Sells Out In 8 Hours

The highly awaited UFC 180 main event inside the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico contested between reigning undisputed UFC World Heavyweight Champion, Cain Velasquez (14-13-1), and Fabricio Werdum (24-18-5) on November 15 has sold out in just eight hours. History was indeed made at the box office, with the UFC 180 Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum headlined...
Via Overtime
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 180: Velasquez vs Werdum Sells Out In 8 Hours

FIRST EVENT IN MEXICO SELLS OUT IN 8 HOURSOver 20,000 fans set to attend UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUMNovember 15 at the Arena Ciudad de MexicoMexico City – It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena).Fans made history at the box office, as well...
Via MMAInsider
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC: Ticket Sales Underway for UFC 180

UFC® KICKS OFF TICKET SALES FOR UFC® 180 WITH BLOCKBUSTER PRESS CONFERENCE AT POLYFORUM SIQUEIROS IN MEXICO CITY Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez collides with no.1 contender Fabricio Werdum in main event on November 15   Plus: Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin Gastelum Diego Sanchez vs. Norman Parke Ricardo Lamas vs. Dennis Bermudez Erik Perez vs. Marcus Brimage Dodger Montano...
Via BadCulture
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC’s Debut in Mexico City is Stacked

Earlier today the UFC announced the 4 other fights that will join Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum’s heavyweight title match on pay-per-view in Mexico City on November 15th. And it. Is. Stacked. The UFC is really loading up this card for its first trip to Mexico following the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 3 visits today) The post UFC’s...
Via No Coast Bias
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Main Card Confirmed

Following Tuesday’s “UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum” press conference in Mexico City, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion announced the show’s entire main card. The November 15 event goes down inside Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. Until today, only the featured attraction between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum (pictured...
Via 5thRound.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Pre-Fight Press Conference Video at 1PM ET/10AM PT

With “The Ultimate Fighter Latin America” already hitting the airwaves, it’s time to start promoting the impending scrap between the show’s opposing coaches. Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) defends his throne against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. Velasquez, Werdum and UFC president Dana White will be at the podium today in Mexico City. Stream the press conference...
Via 5thRound.com
August 26, 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
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