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Sep 18, 2016 11:39 am

Cain Velasquez Would Love to Fight in Mexico City Again, But He’d Prepare Differently

When Cain Velasquez defeated Junior Dos Santos for the second time in late 2013, the sky looked like the limit. The Mexican-American heavyweight champion had come out on top in one of the greatest rivalries in heavyweight history, and was poised to move on to new and exciting challenges. Unfortunately, Velasquez then spent almost two...

Sep 15, 2016 11:54 am

Fabricio Werdum vs Cain Velasquez II targeted for UFC 207

With both men coming off of victories over Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne, a rematch between former heavyweight champions Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez is now being targeted for UFC 207 in December. Velasquez said on UFC Tonight that he would rather not wait while Miocic takes a break, noting that a rematch with Werdum in December...

Sep 15, 2016 11:30 am

Cain Velasquez weighs-in on potential Jon Jones immediate title shot

Leading up to UFC 200, all signs pointed to former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier having their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of the bout. Both fighters made it to fight week uninjured, and were taking part in their media rounds ahead of the fight....

Sep 15, 2016 7:37 am

Cain Velasquez calls for Fabricio Werdum rematch

When Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon and defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 to reclaim the UFC heavyweight championship, many believed that Velasquez would reign as the UFC’s heavyweight champion for quite some time. Unfortunately for Velasquez, he defended the belt twice before meeting Fabricio Werdum in the Octagon at UFC 188. Werdum...


Sep 7, 2016 6:26 am

Cain Velasquez: If I’m 100% Going Into a Fight, There’s Nobody That Can Touch Me

This weekend, in the main event of UFC 203, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his title against decorated challenger Alistair Overeem. Given the perennial popularity of the heavyweight division, this championship bout has the MMA community pretty excited. There is perhaps nobody more excited for this bout, however, than former heavyweight...

Sep 6, 2016 12:29 pm

Cain Velasquez on Brock Lesnar’s PED-bust: It Didn’t Surprise Me

Shortly after he defeated Mark Hunt at UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE star Brock Lesnar was flagged for the estrogen blocker clomiphene. While this news was certainly disappointing, nobody was particularly surprised by it. During Tuesday’s episode of The MMA Hour, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who won his title by...

Sep 4, 2016 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Free Fight: Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 198, Stipe Miocic knocked out Fabricio Werdum to capture the UFC heavyweight title. This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 203, Miocic will defend that title against Alistair Overeem, while Werdum will attempt to get back on track opposite Travis Browne in the evening’s co-main event....

Jul 12, 2016 9:30 am

VIDEO | Fan attempts to show Cain Velasquez spinning back kick

At UFC 200 this past weekend, Cain Velasquez made his triumphant return to the Octagon. The fight was Velasquez’ first since losing his heavyweight championship to Fabricio Werdum last year. During the historic UFC 200 card, Velasquez knocked out Travis Browne in the first round of their pivotal heavyweight scrap. One of the most memorable...

Jul 12, 2016 9:22 am

Brock Lesnar “absolutely” open to rematch with Cain Velasquez

At UFC 200, both Brock Lesnar, and Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon. For Lesnar, the return was a much more difficult one, with it being nearly 5 years since the former heavyweight champion stepped inside the Octagon. For Velasquez on the other hand, it was the first time he set foot inside the Octagon...

Jul 10, 2016 5:11 pm

Cain Velasquez wants to fight the winner of Overeem vs. Miocic

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez earned an impressive first-round knockout victory over Travis Browne on the main card of UFC 200. The former heavyweight kingpin, Velasquez, is now eyeing the winner of September’s Overeem vs. Miocic heavyweight title fight, which he stated at the UFC 200 post-fight press conference: “For me, I just always...

Jul 10, 2016 12:40 pm

Brock Lesnar is ‘absolutely’ interested in a rematch with Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made a successful return to the octagon at last night’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas scoring a unanimous decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. Earlier that evening at UFC 200, former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez scored a first-round knockout victory over Travis Browne. Lesnar was asked...

Jul 9, 2016 11:43 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne (highlights)

The main card of UFC 200 kicked off with a bang as former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon for the first time since losing the title to Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez looked incredibly comfortable in the fight, knocking out Travis Browne in the very first round, and even connecting with a beautiful wheel...

Jul 9, 2016 7:24 pm

UFC 200 Results: Cain Velasquez TKO’s Travis Browne

A heavyweight bout between former title holder Cain Velasquez (14-2 MMA) and perennial contender Travis Browne (18-4-1 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC 200 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Velasquez quickly takes the center of the octagon. Browne with a nice right hand over the top. Cain comes back with a leg...

Jul 2, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez mic’d up for ‘Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 1’

Back in January of 2015, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier squared off in the main event of UFC 182. Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision, taking the Olympic wrestler down several times throughout the fight as well. Ahead of UFC 200, where the pair will have their highly anticipated...

Jul 1, 2016 10:38 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez sparring

With just over a week to go until Daniel Cormier has his highly anticipated rematch with Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200, the light heavyweight champion is making his final preparations in training camp. A video was posted to YouTube showing Cormier sparring with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Velasquez is...

Jun 28, 2016 8:37 am

Daniel Cormier: Cain Velasquez beats Jon Jones 10/10 times

In less than one month, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200. Ahead of the fight, Jon Jones revealed that he has lost interest in moving up to heavyweight in the future, and would rather stay at light...

May 6, 2016 9:38 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez opens up on “kinda depressing” back injury

Back in February, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum were slated to have a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 196. Ultimately, both men were forced to withdraw from the bout with injuries, and the event became ‘UFC FN: Hendricks vs. Thompson’. Now, Fabricio Werdum is slated to fight Stipe Miocic in...

Apr 30, 2016 10:20 am

Fabricio Werdum trolls Cain Velasquez and Travis Browne on Instagram

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is never one to shy away from taunting or trolling his opponents. Ahead of his UFC 198 fight against Stipe Miocic on May 14th, Werdum took some time to taunt Cain Velasquez and Travis Browne, who are fighting at UFC 200 on July 9th. Ironically, Werdum has previously defeated both...

Apr 29, 2016 10:58 am

Julio Cesar Chavez offers to train Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is currently gearing up for his pivotal fight with Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne at UFC 200 on July 9th. The fight is a ‘must-win’ for Velasquez, who looks to fight Fabricio Werdum and once again capture his UFC heavyweight championship. Boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez met with Velasquez after the...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...

Mar 28, 2016 8:13 pm

JDS says he looked ‘worse than he was’ in fights with Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (17-4 MMA) has been in a bit of a slump, going a mere 2-3 during his past five octagon appearances. Although only 32 years of age, “JDS” has been through plenty of wars, most notably his final two bouts with rival Cain Velasquez in which he took a considerable...

Mar 16, 2016 10:00 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne reportedly targeted for UFC 200

As we get closer and closer to UFC 200 on July 9th, reports of potential matchups have begun to emerge. In addition, fighters are calling each other out hoping to talk themselves into a spot on what many expect to be the biggest event in the history of the UFC. It was reported on Fox...

Feb 3, 2016 12:58 pm

Cain Velasquez: Surgury complete, says he can train 100 percent in five weeks

Looks like Cain Velasquez of AKA is on the road to recovery after a successful surgery for a sciatic nerve. The former champ has a time table of a little over a month before he can get back into to training for his title rematch with Fabricio Werdum. Here’s his released statement via Facebook: “I...

Jan 24, 2016 5:56 pm

Cain Velasquez: Releases statement following injury leading into UFC 196

Dana White released a statement via social media and now Cain Velasquez has issued his personal message reaching out to the fans that are in support for the injured former champ after hearing the news. Cain Velasquez’s message: I’m sure you’ve heard the news that I won’t be able to fight at UFC 196. I...

Jan 24, 2016 3:41 pm

Breaking: Dana White announces Cain Velasquez out due to injury.

Cain Velasquez is out with a back injury. Stipe vs Werdum for the heavyweight championship February 6th. Posted by Dana White on Sunday, January 24, 2016 Looks like Cain Velasquez and AKA won’t be getting a chance to recapture the heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum. Instead, it looks like Stipe Miocic will be taking the injured...

Jan 22, 2016 9:08 am

WATCH! Cain Velasquez chases Vince Vaughn in upcoming film

Ahead of Cain Velasquez’s UFC 196 rematch with Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight championship, take a look at Velasquez on the big screen as he appears alongside Vince Vaughn in ‘Term Life’. We’ve seen numerous fighters taking roles in Hollywood films recently, with the most notable being former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey....