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  • 6 days ago
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Like every heavyweight not named Cain Velasquez, Stipe Miocic came up short against Junior Dos Santos on Saturday night. UFC on FOX 13 had its share of great performances but none could top the bloody display of grit and heart showcased in the main event. The bout between the two heavyweight contenders was basically decided in a boxing match for the better part of the 25-minute fight. Miocic, a former Golden Gloves champion, came into the fight as a significant underdog against an opponent who w read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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So get out of here with all that "laying the blueprint" talk. The only man to ever defeat Junior dos Santos inside the Octagon is none other than current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez. In the span of 10 months, Velasquez managed to beat "Cigano" from pillar-to-post -- twice -- applying constant pressure every second of each five-round fight, preventing the former division kingpin from relaxing, even if just for a little bit. So you would think the blue read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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PHOENIX -- Junior dos Santos talks about his long layoff, changing teams, his fight against Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX 13, his place in the division, and more. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Cain Velasquez might have missed his calling as a light heavyweight, according to dietary guru Mike Dolce. The reigning UFC heavyweight champion has been a wrecking ball in a division full of giants throughout his professional career, but despite all of Velasquez’s success, Dolce doesn’t believe he’s been competing at his optimal body weight. In an interview with BloodElbow.com, Dolce conducted a little "Bro Science" lesson for fans of the heavyweight king: Personally, I think all combat athlete read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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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 >>

  • 10 days ago
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What’s the blueprint to defeat former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos? If you thought "do what Cain Velasquez did", "Cigano" might surprise you. dos Santos returns to the Octagon on Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 13 against Stipe Miocic in Phoenix, competing for the first time since his second loss to UFC kingpin Cain Velasquez on October 2013, and he has a message for rising heavyweight Miocic. "I believe that most of the heavyweights, based on my recent fights with Velasquez, think tha read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva may be retired from fighting, but that hasn’t kept him from limelighting in front of the camera.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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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 >>

  • 26 days ago
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"Not a chance. Cain, just the storm that he can put on you, you can't stop it. I've trained with the guy, I've sparred with him so many times, and when he wants to get after you, he's going to get after you. You can only run away so long. Jon Jones doesn't have the style to keep him off him. Cain is just a beast, he'll bull his way right through him." Perhaps that's why Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been asking for interim titleholder Fabricio Werd read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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It's been years since Jon Jones first teased an eventual move up to heavyweight. With his lanky 6-foot-4 frame and UFC-best 84.5-inch reach, the reigning light heavyweight champ and No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the sport has always believed he'd be competitive in MMA's hardest-hitting division. But now, with the UFC's 205-pound weight class, at most, two or three fights away from being cleared out, Jones has begun plotting out a course for his future that includes potential superfights again read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC's 2nd attempt at a heavyweight title bout between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum is being made for June of next year. Lost in the shuffle of the UFC's delayed "big announcement" and not-so-big announcement of their 2015 schedule was the promotion's plans to re-book Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum for the heavyweight championship next summer. Dana White said in Monday's press conference that the originally scheduled UFC 180 main event in Mexico City "belongs in Mexico" and "That's read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mexico City was promised a UFC heavyweight championship match between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, but an injury prevented that from happening. Signs currently point to the UFC targeting the matchup back in the Mexico capital for the summer of 2015. The UFC 180 main event was changed to an interim title bout with Werdum going against Mark Hunt. Werdum took the championship home after a second-round TKO off a flying knee. UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC media event read news >>

  • a month ago
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After winning the interim title in Mexico, Fabricio Werdum will likely get a chance to unify the UFC heavyweight belts back there in June.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mexico might just get to host a fight between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum after all. read news >>

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