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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez, as well as division number one contender Fabricio Werdum, were on hand earlier today (Tues., Aug. 26, 2014) in Mexico City, Mexico, for the UFC 180 pre-fight press conference festivities.
Watch the video replay right here.
Both champion and challenger, who are currently featured on this season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Latin America," took the stage to f read news >>
At the UFC 180 press conference, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will discuss their upcoming clash Tuesday afternoon. The two fighters will square off on Nov. 15 in Mexico City. The video will begin above at 1 p.m. ET. read news >>
Lightweights Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez might not be friends after coaching on “The Ultimate Fighter,” but Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez sound pretty cozy after “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America.”Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
It’s hard to believe a fighter like Junior dos Santos, a former UFC champion with a record of 16-3, may be a man with no place to go, but that’s the situation before him now.
Granted, the UFC will no doubt keep him busy with big-name fights against Top-10 competition, but what about after that?
Should dos Santos keep on winning, he will continue to rise in the rankings until he finds himself in the unenviable position of facing Cain Velasquez a fourth time. Considering just how badly he was beat read news >>
Two Ultimate Fighting Championship newcomers, Cain Carrizosa and Chris Wade, will compete in a lightweight contest at UFC 177 on Aug. 30. read news >>
UFC 177, a fight card ravaged by injuries, has a new bout with a pair of UFC newcomers, who will kick off the event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Can Fabricio Werdum shock the world once again and dethrone Cain Velasquez at UFC 180? Junior dos Santos thinks so.
A former UFC heavyweight champion and the only man to knock both Werdum and Velasquez out inside the Octagon, "Cigano" wasn’t a believer in "Vai Cavalo", but his last performance against Travis Browne changed his mind.
"Werdum’s last performance was impressive," dos Santos told MMAFighting.com. "I’ve never seen him fight so well like he did against Browne. He got a big win and earn read news >>
According to the current official UFC rankings, the top-five pound-for-pound fighters in the UFC are Jon Jones, Jose Aldo, Cain Velasquez, Demetrious Johnson and Chris Weidman, in that order. Jones at No. 1 is all but indisputable, and Aldo at No. 2 is really the only other option. Beyond that, the rest of the rankings are up for debate.
No. 3 is the heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez. Cain is a two-time UFC heavyweight champion and has defended his title a total of two times. He is 13-1, with read news >>
Before there was Cain Velasquez, Fedor Emelianenko occupied the throne as the best heavyweight fighter on the planet. If he were in his prime, "The Last Emperor" would have loved for nothing more than to test himself against the reigning UFC heavyweight champ.
"Cain Velasquez," Emelianenko said, per Daniel Austin of the Calgary Sun, when asked what current heavyweight he would want to fight in his prime. "He has some technical difficulties, but he has ambition and he's fearless. He wants to win read news >>
MMA Legend Fedor Emelianenko is not coming out of retirement but he did mention he would have wanted to face Cain Veasquez in his prime. While Fedor Emelianenko is not coming out of retirement, he was not shy to nominate UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez as the opponent he would have hypothetically liked to face if he was in his athletic prime.
The MMA legend, who was in Calgary promoting Amateur MMA, suggested Velasquez simply because of his technical prowess and strategic mindset.
"Cain read news >>