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Stipe Miocic responds to Jon Jones' interest in possible fight

If there's one message that UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic wants to make clear it's that he doesn't back down from any challenge.Miocic just dispatched Alistair Overeem with a vicious first-round knockout last weekend at UFC 203 and immediately afterwards he was asked about a long list of heavyweights all vying for a chance to fight him next.Just hours after the event ended...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

Stipe Miocic hammers Alistair Overeem with brutal first-round KO

CLEVELAND — Stipe Miocic made Ohio proud on Saturday night as he successfully defended his heavyweight title in front of a hometown crowd at UFC 203.Miocic needed less than one round to dispatch Alistair Overeem with a brutal barrage of punches on the ground to earn the knockout victory.Before even stepping into the Octagon, Miocic was greeted by a deafening Cleveland crowd, who...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago

Has the UFC slipped in its matchmaking skills?

By Michael Stewart  An altitude difference of 7,000 feet and a 602-day layoff were enough for former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez to cough up his belt at UFC 188 against Fabricio Werdum. The new “Baddest Man on the Planet” won his sixth consecutive fight (and ninth out of his last 10) to achieve what once was thought of as an impossible dream after Werdum was initially...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 188: Werdum Wins And Velasquez Gasps For Air

Cain Velasquez showed that he had a warrior's heart and an iron chin at UFC 188, but his lungs were not match for the high altitude in Mexico City. The post UFC 188: Werdum Wins And Velasquez Gasps For Air appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum submits Cain Velasquez at UFC 188

By Larry Brown Maybe Cain Velasquez was a lot more rusty than most people anticipated entering his fight against Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who hadn’t fought in a year and a half, lost to Werdum by third-round submission at UFC 188 on Saturday night in Mexico City. The former UFC heavyweight champion showed signs of being gassed towards the end of the first round, which could...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

EA Sports predicts Cain Velasquez retains title at UFC 188

The folks at EA Sports have released a video simulating Saturday night’s UFC 188 pay-per-view main event bout between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and interim title holder Fabricio Werdum. After a back-and-forth start, Velasquez is able to pull away in the third round to earn a TKO victory as he retains and unifies the UFC belts. Do you agree with how the EA Sports...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 188: Cain Velasquez Fueled By Mexican Pride In Upcoming Title Fight

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The large, elaborate lettering is impossible to miss when Cain Velasquez takes off his shirt. Two words are stenciled prominently in a semi-circle upon his upper chest. Brown Pride. Velasquez is a serious man of relatively few words, preferring to let his ruthlessly efficient actions inside the Octagon speak for themselves. But the reigning UFC heavyweight champion...
Via NESN.com
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones thinks he can beat Cain Velasquez

Jon Jones has flirted with the idea of moving up to heavyweight, and now he feels pretty comfortable with pursuing that goal. In fact, Jones believes he can beat current heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Jones spoke at the “UFC: Welcome to the Show” event in Los Angeles last week and again expressed interest in moving up in weight and eventually facing Velasquez. “I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Talks About Knee Issue That Nixed UFC 180 Title Fight

Cain Velasquez appeared on the latest edition of ‘The MMA Hour’ radio show on Monday to discuss his continued knee troubles that kept him from defending his heavyweight title at UFC 180 against Fabrico Werdum this coming weekend in Mexico. Velasquez had been set to come back after shoulder surgery which kept him out of action this year, but once he was back in training it became...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez’s Knee Injury Worse Than Anticipated

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez just can’t seem to get any luck injury wise with it now emerging that his latest knee issue has turned out to be worse than was originally anticipated. Velasquez had originally been dealing with a slight tear to his miniscus during fight camp, but had intended to compete against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 with it anyway. However, a slip...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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