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American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez discusses his star heavyweight pupil’s recent injury, and whether this impacts his quest to become the greatest of all time. read news >>

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American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez talks about Cain Velasquez's knee injury and other upcoming AKA-related fights. read news >>

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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez may be on the shelf longer than originally expected after surgeons found additional damage in his knee during a recent operation. Javier Mendez—head coach at American Kickboxing Academy, where Velasquez and many other elite fighters train—revealed Tuesday that Velasquez may be out beyond March, which was the initial time frame targeted for the injured champ's return. Velasquez received the operation on Oct. 23. "The surgery went well, but there was more da read news >>

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With Cain Velasquez pulled from his scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum, we are now heading into a month in which a Bellator MMA bout between UFC veterans Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar could be talked about more than any other matchup. Although Ortiz and Bonnar are past their primes, both are still big names among casual MMA fans. From a sporting view, a bout between the two means almost nothing, but Bellator MMA will likely get a large audience to tune in by using Ortiz and Bonnar a read news >>

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Before you start a riot, dive in to hear the reasoning behind the comments made by coach Javier Mendez. When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez was forced to bow out of his much-anticipated title fight against Fabricio Werdum due to injury (details), it put a huge dent on UFC's first-ever trip south of the border, as the fight was set to headline UFC 180 from Mexico City, Mexico, on Nov. 15, 2015. But, let's take a step away from what the injury did to the pr read news >>

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With the news that heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had suffered a knee injury in training, thus forcing him off his big main event title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 in Mexico City, the questions over his ability to stay healthy came flaring up again. Velasquez last fought at UFC 166 in Houston in October 2013, when he defended his title in a trilogy fight with Junior dos Santos. In that fight he suffered a shoulder injury that kept him shelved for an extended period of time, a read news >>

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Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum will be fighting for the interim title at UFC 180, the sixth interim heavyweight title fight in UFC history. MMAmania.com looks back at the history of the substitute strap, and delves into who fought for it, as well as why the fights happened in the first place. With the latest injury to UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, Mark Hunt will step in to face Fabricio Werdum for the interim heavyweight championship at UFC 180 on Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico City (more on read news >>

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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 >>

  • 7 days ago
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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 >>

  • 7 days ago
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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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