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  • 2 years ago
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About three years ago, Todd Schmauss was working through life as a personal trainer and volunteer assistant wrestling coach.  With a history in wrestling stretching back to his well-known hometown, Schmauss always had confidence when he was competing, and he felt he could keep up with almost anyone.  So, it struck him when he began to notice some MMA coverage of an old college teammate, Joe Vedepo, who already had made two UFC appearances in 2009. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Cain Velasquez and American Kickboxing Academy are part of a new MMA series entitled Fight Factory, set to debut in August. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit • Techno read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Cain Velasquez voices his opinion about the controversial testosterone replacement therapy situation and his hopes for a level playing field amongst all fighters. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • S read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Bosnia and Herzegovina-based UFC newcomer Denis Stojnic (5-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet highly regarded UFC heavyweight prospect Cain Velasquez (4-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in February at UFC Fight Night 17. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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UFC heavyweight prospect Cain Velasquez (4-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will next fight in February at UFC Fight Night 17, though he can't reveal his opponent. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Late in his teens, He Nan Nan hung up a punching bag in his school dormitory to practice some punching. There were early bumps, but it’s starting to pay off. Filed under: News read news >>

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Outside of a knockout loss to Junior dos Santos -- violently avenged in two subsequent fights -- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has looked largely invincible since joining the ZUFFA roster back in 2008. Just imagine what he could do at light heavyweight. Famed weight-cutting guru, Mike Dolce, had a conversation with Bloody Elbow about the optimal body weight for the 265-pound kingpin, and he believes Velasquez would be better suited for a career in mixed read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Marcelo Castaneda was close to giving his full attention to a college wrestling career. Then he found MMA.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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With Cain Velasquez sidelined, the heavyweight interim title is on the line Saturday in Mexico City, Mexico, at UFC 180 when Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt step into the Octagon in the main event.For the 40-year-old Hunt, this presents the peak of an epic comeback story that began with an early 2011 win that halted a six-fight losing streak. He has garnered plenty of headlines on his comeback trail not only because of its grand scope, but because of his hard-hitting ways.Werdum is more technical read news >>

  • a month ago
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When Cain Velasquez went down injured, the powers that be acted fast in recruiting Mark Hunt to step in and save the day. He'll do just that when he battles Fabricio Werdum for the interim heavyweight championship in the main event of tonight's (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) in Mexico City, Mexico. But will this hero find a happy ending? Or will this story end in tragedy? read news >>

  • a month ago
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Denis Smoldarev wasn’t the biggest fan of sports when he first started. His father had been an athlete, so he wanted his son to be active, but Smoldarev wasn’t very enthusiastic.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY -- It goes without saying, but fight week at UFC 180 hasn't exactly been the festive experience Cain Velasquez expected when he first signed his contract to headline the UFC's grand entry into Mexico. The sidelined heavyweight champion, who was once the lynchpin of the event, is now just an unfortunate side note, forced to hobble around on crutches while Fabricio Werdum and The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America cast soak in the party. "(I'm) just very disappointed in general," Velasque read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cain Velasquez last defended the UFC heavyweight title in October 2013, and he will have to be back in action by March 2015 if he wants to keep his belt. Velasquez, forced out of his UFC 180 bout with Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15 and replaced by Mark Hunt, will likely be stripped of his UFC heavyweight title if he can’t fight early next year, UFC president Dana White announced on UFC.com. "We’re headed in that direction now," White said. "This next fight in Mexico is for the interim title. So if C read news >>

  • a month ago
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Despite losing an immediate opportunity to fight for the UFC heavyweight title, Fabricio Werdum said he was only “a bit sad” when his opponent and the stakes of his fight changed. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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