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So, about that Cain Velaquez injury and the loss of a UFC heavyweight title fight that would have been all kinds of awesome? MMAjunkie’s Ben Fowlkes has some good news and some bad news.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez went under the knife on Thursday to repair a torn meniscus, a procedure that came just a few days after his decision to withdraw from the upcoming UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico City. In his absence, division No. 1 contender Fabricio Werdum will move on to face late replacement Mark Hunt, in a 265-pound battle for the interim title. While Velasquez is only expected to be out read news >>

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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez underwent successful arthroscopic surgery Thursday to repair a partial tear of his meniscus. It was an injury he had been training with and was not the injury that forced him out of UFC 180 on Nov. 15 in Mexico City.Velasquez had to pull out of his title defense with Fabricio Werdum due to a sprained MCL, suffered on Oct. 16 when he was doing sprawls. It's a drill they worked on because they wanted to avoid Werdum, a submission expert, being able to pull g read news >>

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In the latest edition of the MMA Beat, the panel discuss the upcoming UFC 179 fight card, Cung Le's rescinded drug suspension, and Cain Velasquez's injury. read news >>

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In mixed martial arts we have a bad tendency to write our narratives in stone, preferring pen even in the early stages of a fighter's career when a pencil would probably be a better choice. Oft-injured UFC champion Cain Velasquez is the perfect example. It seemed likely that Velasquez would become the best heavyweight fighter of all time. He ran through living legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira like an out-of-control bus, finished champion Brock Lesnar with a flurry of punches and put the kind of s read news >>

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On today's episode of "The MMA Beat," the panel will discuss Cain Velasquez's injury, the UFC's decision to rescind Cung Le's suspension, UFC 179, and much more. Watch "The MMA Beat" live today at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video or Soundcloud here. Stream it on Stitcher here. Music courtesy of APM Music. read news >>

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Directly on the heels of the news UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is out of his UFC 180 main event bout opposite Fabricio Werdum, UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon is no longer set to face Diego Sanchez on the very same card. MMA Junkie was the first to report the news, which was later confirmed by UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1. According to reports, the reasons for Lauzon's removal from the bout are unclear. No replacement has been named for Sanchez yet. It's also not clear if Sanchez will still read news >>

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After all, Hunt has the ability to end a fight with one single punch. Utimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez suffered an unfortunate knee injury in training which forced him to bow out of his title fight against Fabricio Werdum, which was set to go down at UFC 180 on Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico City, Mexico. Full details here. While the setback is unfortunate for Cain, who hasn't seen the inside of the Octagon since October of 2014, due to a recent shoulder injury read news >>

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Talk about your bunk luck.Cain Velasquez was the UFC’s first class ticket to Mexico. Dana White said time and again that the Octagon wouldn’t go to Mexico without its heavyweight champion. Velasquez, an unflinching Mexican-American go-machine with a prominent Brown Pride tattoo and a lot of reach, was the lever controlling the Mexican floodgates. He was perfect centerpiece to display in a long coveted market. In fact, he was the only centerpiece."Was" because on Tuesday the whole idea of that be read news >>

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Watch Mark Hunt's walk off KO against Roy Nelson As Cain Velasquez dropped off his UFC 180 title defense against Fabricio Werdum due to a knee injury, Mark Hunt was tapped to step in on short notice to face off for the interim heavyweight title. To promote the change in match up, Zuffa has released Hunt's last bout, a highly impressive walk-off knockout win against Roy Nelson back when they faced off in Japan. Check out the full fight video above, and watch Hunt stop the iron-chinned Nelson for read news >>

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Another horrible turn for the UFC as Cain Velasquez is out of his planned UFC heavyweight title defense in Mexico after suffering a knee injury. Mark Hunt will step in for an interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum. Cain Velasquez is out of his UFC 180 title defense with Fabricio Werdum according to multiple media reports. The fight between Velasquez and Werdum was to main event the UFC's first ever trip to Mexico and Velasquez was a huge part of the UFC's plans to break into the market. But read news >>

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