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ROSEMEAD, Calif. - When he walked into the UFC's Rosemead, Calif. gym some 13 months ago, Cain Velasquez was the best challenger the promotion had to offer heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar.
Now Velasquez is the champ, and Junior Dos Santos sits on the horizon waiting to dethrone him.
Oddsmakers still see Velasquez as a slight favorite leading into his headliner with Dos Santos, which takes place Saturday at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., as the main event of UFC on FOX.
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Following his win this past weekend in UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar said he deserves the next shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Now, he’s pushing a proposed date, too.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The UFC heavyweight champ's AKA teammate Luke Rockhold says there "is not a chance" Jon Jones could beat Cain Velasquez. As Daniel Cormier prepares to challenge Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 182 on January 3, his training partner Luke Rockhold is instead talking about a hypothetical Jones bout against injured heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. MMA Fighting got the quotes. When asked if Jon Jones could hang with Velasquez, Rockhold answered, "not a chance." "Cain, just the s read news >>
UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez weighs in on the possibility of being stripped of the belt and Fabricio Werdum's UFC 180 interim title win over Mark Hunt. read news >>
MEXICO CITY – Prior to today’s UFC 180 fighter weigh-ins, you can watch a live video stream of a Q&A session with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Cain Velasquez explains the injury that kept him out of the UFC 180 main event, and makes his pick for the Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt interim championship fight. read news >>
Cain Velasquez is expected to return in early 2015, but if he can't, the winner between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt could lose interim designation. read news >>
Wanderlei Silva took a shot at UFC champ Cain Velasquez for pulling out of his bout against Fabricio Werdum. Wanderlei Silva says a lot of silly things nowadays, and now the recently suspended fighter implied that Cain Velasquez may have intentionally pulled out of UFC 180. On his latest video release, Silva took shots at the UFC heavyweight champion's "favorably timed injury". Watch the clip above and check out some quotes below: "We can't comment on it, but it was a favorably timed injury for read news >>
With heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez sidelined, Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt will fight in the UFC 180 main event for the interim title. read news >>
The untimely injury of heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez in late October nearly derailed the UFC's first event in Mexico. Fortunately for the company's brass, fearless and ambitious heavyweight contender Mark Hunt stepped up on late notice to replace Velasquez and subsequently accept a daunting task in the night's main event. The fourth-ranked Hunt will face top-ranked submission wizard Fabricio Werdum in an interim heavyweight title bout in the main event Saturday night at UFC 180 at the Arena C read news >>
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 >>
UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum discusses his upcoming title fight against Mark Hunt and explains why the New Zealand native is not an easier fight than Cain Velasquez. Following a surprising twist of fate on Tuesday night that saw UFC champion Cain Velasquez suffer a knee injury and withdraw from his anticipated match-up at UFC 180, the landscape of heavyweight MMA has changed significantly. Fabricio Werdum is still fighting for the (interim) title in Mexico City, yet it will be against a man w read news >>
Fabricio Werdum is a man driven by being counted out. Throughout his impressive career as a mixed martial artist, the savvy Brazilian grappling ace has found himself facing seemingly impossible odds—being counted out to such a degree many wondered why he would bother showing up—but it just so happens "Vai Cavalo" is an athlete who shines under those circumstances. Werdum isn't here to be another addition to a legendary resume; he's here to solidify a legacy of his own. While his "shock the world read news >>
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The UFC heavyweight champion will be the featured guest on this week's episode (June 5, 2014) of Mario Lopez "One-On-One" on NUVO TV. Cain Velasquez will join Mario Lopez for a sit-down interview on the season premiere episode of Mario Lopez: "One-On-One" on NUVO TV, this Thursday night (June 5, 2014) at 10 p.m. ET. This is the second season of the show hosted by Lopez, who is a huge Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fan, and in addition to the heavyweight champ, Lopez will also have intervie read news >>