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Third time is not the charm. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tonight announced that its Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, injured his right knee in training and has been forced out of his upcoming title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, which is scheduled to take place at Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico, on Nov. 15, 2014. Mark Hunt -- fresh off a walk-off knockout of Roy Nelson last month at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan (more details here) -- will serve as Velasque read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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Fabricio Werdum 'narrowly escaped' carbon monoxide poisoning while training and living in Mexico. Fabricio Werdum is currently training in Jiquipilco, Mexico to get acclimated to the weather and high altitude as prepares to face off against Cain Velasquez next month. According to a story relayed by Nick the Tooth over at Fight Land though, things almost turned out disastrous for the UFC heavyweight contender while he was living in that remote Mexican village: The UFC’s first-ever card in Mexico, read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Upcoming UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum and a significant portion of his fight camp nearly died from carbon monoxide poisoning due to a unforeseen set of circumstances in Mexico recently. As MMA Fighting reported, "Vai Cavalo" and about a dozen of his teammates/coaches moved to Nevado de Toluca, Mexico to prepare for his UFC 180 championship bout with Cain Velasquez. On the very first day sleeping in the house, tragedy nearly struck. I was there with 12 other guys from my team, read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Fabricio Werdum decided to move his training camp to Mexico in preparation for a heavyweight championship fight with Cain Velasquez on Nov. 15, but a bad choice almost ended his life. Werdum moved to Nevado de Toluca with Rafael Cordeiro, Felipe Werdum, Renato "Babalu" Sobral and eight other coaches and sparring partners, and their first day of training almost became their last, as they were poisoned by carbon monoxide from a gasoline generator. "It was terrible," Werdum told MMAFighting.com. "W read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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I've heard of fighters gassing, but this is ridiculous. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight No. 1 contender, Fabricio Werdum, moved his training camp to a small village in Mexico to prepare for his upcoming title fight against Cain Velasquez, which takes place in the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Nov. 15, 2014, in Mexico City. It was a decision that nearly cost him his life, according to Nick "The Tooth" Gullo (via Fightland): The UFC's first-ever card in Mexico, featurin read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Fathom Events and UFC® Bring Sold-Out UFC® 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM to U.S. Cinemas Live From Mexico City on November 15 UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez to Battle No.1 Contender Fabricio Werdum for World Heavyweight Championship Title in First-Ever Event in Mexico read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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A welterweight bout between Augusto Montano and Chris Heatherly is the latest addition to next month’s UFC 180 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The UFC will return to movie theaters next month for UFC 180.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Highly-regarded Mexican welterweight Augusto "Dodger" Montano will make his UFC debut at home on Mexico City on November 15, as he opens up the UFC 180 main card against Chris Heatherly. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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A knee injury has taken Northern Ireland's Norman Parke out of his UFC 180 bout with Diego Sanchez, but fans in Mexico City will still get their dose of the former Ultimate Fighter winner on... read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UPDATE: 12:14 p.m. Eastern Time UFC President Dana White just confirmed that Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez is official for UFC 180. --End of Update-- The original Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Sanchez doesn't appear to have difficulty finding a dance partner for UFC 180 on November 15. After surging featherweight contender Conor McGregor claimed he was fighting "The Nightmare" in Mexico, UFC President Dana White insisted it wasn't actually happening (h/t ESPN's Brett Okamoto). However when "Storm read news >>

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