Who gets the next crack at the heavyweight crown? Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contender Alistair Overeem could be the one to challenge newly-minted 265-pound titleholder Stipe Miocic, who toppled Fabricio Werdum in the UFC...Show More Summary
Todd Martin's MMA rankings for May: Heavyweight Stipe Miocic Alistair Overeem Fabricio Werdum Cain Velasquez Junior Dos Santos Ben Rothwell Andrei Arlovski Travis Browne Vitaly Minakov Mark Hunt Stipe Miocic captured the UFC heavyweight crown from Fabricio Werdum via first round knockout in the...
The UFC heavyweight division is the most annoying weight class in all of mixed martial arts (MMA). After Cain Velasquez held the 265-pound title hostage for nearly two years, he surrendered it to Fabricio Werdum who then responded in kind and sat out for 11 months. Show More Summary
Second-ranked heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic (14-2) will try to take advantage of an opportunity to win the championship belt this Saturday at UFC 198 in Brazil that was created when former champ Cain Velasquez could not competeShow More Summary
Anderson Silva’s record 10 title defenses; Fabricio Werdum’s demolition of seemingly unbeatable former champion Cain Velasquez; Vitor Belfort’s title win against legend Randy Couture; Cris Cyborg’s nine straight KO finishes and counting. .. Click here for more at UFC.com.. … Continue reading ? The post Reasons to watch UFC 198 appeared first on Boxing News.
UFC 198 will be just the second time that the undisputed UFC Heavyweight Championship has been defended since October 19, 2013. Fabricio Werdum, formerly the interim champion, unified the belts by defeating Cain Velasquez last June, but the belt has been on the shelf ever since. Show More Summary
Before steping into the Octagon at UFC 200 on July 9, Cain Velasquez makes his big screen debut on April 29 when the movie Term Life opens in theaters. The movie, which features stars Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Hailee Steinfeld, … Continue reading ? The post Cain Velasquez makes his movie debut appeared first on Boxing News.
A change is coming. Cain Velasquez hasn't seen the inside of the Octagon since coughing up his Heavyweight title to Fabricio Werdum in June of 2015. The ex-title holder was forced out of their much-anticipated rematch, which was setShow More Summary
Cain Velasquez’s withdrawal from UFC 196 came with the acknowledgment that he needed to make a change in the gym. Another fight-canceling injury made the former champ realize he couldn’t continue training the same way if he hoped to compete regularly, much (...)
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor is taking a stand. But he may be standing alone. "Notorious" bailed on his UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) main event rematch against Nate Diaz, because the promotion...Show More Summary
Junior dos Santos has a pretty good argument when it comes to picking himself as the next heavyweight division No. 1 contender. In less than three weeks, Fabricio Werdum will defend his 265-pound strap against Stipe Miocic in the UFC...Show More Summary
The Times' MMA rankings for April: Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum Cain Velasquez Stipe Miocic Alistair Overeem Junior Dos Santos Ben Rothwell Andrei Arlovski Travis Browne Vitaly Minakov Josh Barnett Junior Dos Santos made a statement in Croatia, scoring an impressive victory over the surging Ben...
Mark Hunt wants redemption against the former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Junior Dos Santos. Back in 2013, Junior Dos Santos had just lost his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight title at the hands of Cain Velasquez, while...Show More Summary
ZAGREB, Croatia – Junior Dos Santos has fallen on rough times in recent years. Following a 10-fight winning streak, the Brazilian lost his heavyweight title to Cain Velasquez at UFC 155 in December 2012. The defeat kicked off a current 2-3 run.Filed under: Featured Videos, (...)
The three-day tournament has become a popular destination for MMA talent evaluators hoping to find the next Cain Velasquez or Ben Askren.
Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum Cain Velasquez Stipe Miocic Ben Rothwell Alistair Overeem Junior Dos Santos Andrei Arlovski Travis Browne Vitaly Minakov Josh Barnett There’s plenty of significant heavyweight action coming over the next couple months. April 10, #4 Ben Rothwell will look to continue...
It appears former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez is going to need a rebound win before the promotion rubber stamps another 265-pound title fight. That's according to UFC Tonight, which has Velasquez...Show More Summary
UFC 200 has its first targeted bout according to a report on FOX Sports 1’s “UFC Tonight.”Filed under: Featured, News, UFC
There's been enough incredible upsets in the UFC in the past year to tell you that anything can happen on fight night. Nobody knows that better than Fabricio Werdum, who defeated non-sea level Cain Velasquez in Mexico City at UFC 188. But...Show More Summary
The return of former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is closer to happening following successful back surgery. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that the No. 1-ranked heavyweight contender is looking to step back inside the cage before July. Show More Summary