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UFC 180: Cain Velasquez and the Quest for Greatness

Throughout the brief yet layered history of mixed martial arts, a handful of iconic figures have come along, but nothing casts a net of mystique quite like what we've seen out of the heavyweight division. There is something enigmatic...Show More Summary

Fabricio Werdum Fueled by Underdog Status Against Cain Velasquez at UFC 180

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...Show More Summary

Latest UFC 180 fight card and rumors for 'Velasquez vs. Werdum' PPV on Nov. 15 in Mexico City

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) to Mexico City for UFC 180, headlined by a heavyweight title fight pitting Cain Velasquez against Fabricio Werdum, airing on pay-per-view (PPV) with "Prelims" bouts streaming live on FOX Sports 1 and the Fight Pass digital network. Event: UFC 180: "Velasquez vs. Show More Summary

Full Main Card for UFC 180 Announced, Perez, Sanchez, Gastelum Highlight Event

The UFC recently announced the full main card for Nov. 15's UFC 180 in Mexico City, and several fighters on the card can expect a deafening roar of hometown support. Headlining the event, Fabricio Werdum will battle Cain Velasquez for...Show More Summary

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum staredown pic from UFC 180 press conference

Sorry, no shoves or table-toppling brawls, that's over here. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez, as well as division number one contender Fabricio Werdum, were on hand earlier today (Tues., Aug. Show More Summary

Live! Watch UFC 180 kickoff press conference video for 'Velasquez vs. Werdum' in Mexico City

The festivities get underway today (Tues., Aug. 26, 2014) at 1 p.m. ET. Cain Velasquez... remember him? The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin will finally return to the throne to defend his crown against Fabricio Werdum in the main event of the upcoming UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV), scheduled to take place on Nov. Show More Summary

UFC: With Cain Velasquez as Champion, Where Does Junior Dos Santos Go Now?

It’s hard to believe a fighter like Junior dos Santos, a former UFC champion with a record of 16-3, may be a man with no place to go, but that’s the situation before him now. Granted, the UFC will no doubt keep him busy with big-name...Show More Summary

UFC: Should Cain Velasquez Really Rank Above Demetrious Johnson in P4P Rankings?

According to the current official UFC rankings, the top-five pound-for-pound fighters in the UFC are Jon Jones, Jose Aldo, Cain Velasquez, Demetrious Johnson and Chris Weidman, in that order. Jones at No. 1 is all but indisputable, and Aldo at No. Show More Summary

Minotauro Nogueira vs Cain Velasquez Full Fight Video

http://youtu.be/_wzVB7u8deo UFC 110 took place on February 20, 2010. The main event was a heavyweight showdown between Minotauro Nogueira and Cain Velasquez. Nogueira is a well respected, long time veteran of MMA. He fought in the Pride organization for several years before coming over to the UFC in 2007. His last fight was a unanimous [...] (Read more...)

Cain Velasquez vs. Brock Lesnar Full Fight Video

http://youtu.be/rTXMsqP7jys UFC 121 took place October 23, 2010 from Anaheim, CA. The main event was a heavyweight championship fight between champ, Brock Lesnar, and challenger, Cain Velasquez. This would be Lesnar’s third title defense in the UFC, previously beating Shane Carwin and Frank Mir. Brock was huge, very athletic, and seemingly unbeatable. He defeated longtime [...]Show More Summary

Junior Dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt Full Fight Video

http://youtu.be/JKXTCCi5Dak UFC 160 took place May 25, 2013 from Las Vegas, NV. The co-main event was a heavyweight showdown between Junior Dos Santos and Mark Hunt. With only one loss on his record to Cain Velasquez at UFC 155, Dos Santos record was perfect. He previously defeated Cain Velasquez at UFC on Fox 1 to [...] (Read more...)

Fedor Emelianenko: If I Were in My Prime, I'd Want to Fight 'Cain Velasquez'

Before there was Cain Velasquez, Fedor Emelianenko occupied the throne as the best heavyweight fighter on the planet. If he were in his prime, "The Last Emperor" would have loved for nothing more than to test himself against the reigning...Show More Summary

Pic: UFC 180 full poster for 'Velasquez vs. Werdum' en Español!

Sabado 15 de Noviembre en Meh-hee-ko. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez will put his 265-pound title on the line against multilingual division number one contender Fabricio Werdum in the main event of the upcoming UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV), scheduled to take place on Nov. Show More Summary

Fedor Emelianenko still training, picks Cain Velasquez as his ideal match up

Here we go... When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez defeated Brock Lesnar to win the 265-pound strap at the UFC 121 pay-per-view (PPV) way back in 2010, the newly-crowned kingpin was asked who...Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey, Cain Velasquez atop Times' MMA rankings for July

Ronda Rousey crushed Alexis Davis in just 16 seconds, leaving no doubt as to the dominant force in the women’s bantamweight division. Next up for Rousey? Former top contender Cat Zingano returns to competition and could work her way back into the shot she only lost due to injury.

Video: Cain Velasquez sparring like Jon Jones to help prepare Daniel Cormier for UFC 178

New Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier (because of this) talks about his last sparring session with longtime training partner and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (1:20 mark), which threw him for a loop because Velasquez was trying to emulate Jon Jones -- complete with side kick to the knee. Show More Summary

Pic: UFC 180 poster first-look for 'Velasquez vs. Werdum' on Nov. 15 in Mexico City

Where Velasquez, according to this guy, will be "broken." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez, as well as multilingual division number one contender Fabricio Werdum, will serve as head coachesShow More Summary

UFC 178: An Early Look at the Biggest Card of 2014

Normally, the UFC's year-end event is their biggest card of the year. Past events have featured Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II, Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos II, Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem and more. However, this year it looks like UFC 178 in September has a chance of being the biggest card of the year. Show More Summary

Fabricio Werdum's Coach Says Werdum Is a 'Dangerous Matchup for Cain Velasquez'

Fabricio Werdum will find himself in a familiar position at UFC 180 in November. He'll be facing another opponent who seemingly has no weakness and will be the underdog to UFC champion Cain Velasquez, but the Brazilian knows what itShow More Summary

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