1. Among Upcoming UFC Title Fights, Velasquez vs. Werdum Generates Little Interest

    On Saturday evening, I watched UFC 185 with two friends who work for a highly respected social media company here in Las Vegas...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 1 month ago 20,687 reads 139 comments

  2. Fans Have a Right to Believe Cain Velasquez's Return When They See It

    The UFC has done a strong job of giving fight fans a number of interesting bouts in 2015. Even UFC 184, which had multiple fights cancelled, was a solid showcase...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 1 month ago 14,515 reads 95 comments

  3. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Rescheduled for UFC 188 in June

    Assuming the principles stay healthy this time, a UFC heavyweight title bout is now set for June in Mexico. Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will be fighting in a title unification bout...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 10,525 reads 110 comments

  4. UFC 183's Joe Lauzon and the 8 Most Violent Fighters in the UFC Today

    Fighters cut from the same cloth as Joe Lauzon don't need pristine records to maintain job security in the UFC. Win-loss records don't carry as much weight in the careers of the sport's most genuine gladiators...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 3 months ago 36,424 reads 142 comments

  5. UFC 182: Cain Velasquez Consoles Emotional Cormier Backstage After Loss

    UFC 182 was an emotional night for Daniel Cormier , who came up short in his quest for the light heavyweight title against nemesis Jon Jones...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 3 months ago 43,163 reads 80 comments

  6. Jon Jones vs. Cain Velasquez Superfight Biggest Fight to Make in 2015

    It’s been a few years since the talk of “superfights” inside the Octagon was at its most fevered pitch...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 3 months ago 19,983 reads 88 comments

  7. Jon Jones Open to Fight Against Cain Velasquez If "It's for the Right Purse"

    Jon Jones continues to cement himself as the greatest light heavyweight in the world. His UFC 182 performance against Daniel Cormier was just the next step in his legacy as one of the greatest of all time...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 21,610 reads 152 comments

  8. Brock Lesnar: Tempering Expectations on a Potential UFC Return

    It’s looking more and more likely: Brock Lesnar is coming back to the UFC. His present employers in the world of staged combat are preparing to lose the former heavyweight ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 4 months ago 32,162 reads 101 comments

  9. UFC Heavyweights in 2015: Making Sense of the 265-Pound Logjam

    The UFC’s heavyweights have never really found their stride. For a brief time during the Brock Lesnar Administration, the 265-pound division felt fresh and vital. It felt—for lack of a better word—big...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 4 months ago 31,882 reads 28 comments

  10. Mike Dolce: 'Cain Velasquez Not Competing at His Optimal Body Weight'

    Cain Velasquez might have missed his calling as a light heavyweight, according to dietary guru Mike Dolce ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 4 months ago 5,982 reads 11 comments

  11. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Unification Bout Being Planned for June

    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...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 6,458 reads 37 comments

  12. UFC 180 Results: 3 Fights for Fabricio Werdum to Take Next

    Heading into UFC 180’s main event between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt, the smart money was certainly on the Brazilian...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 5 months ago 6,391 reads 17 comments

  13. UFC 180: Hunt, Werdum and the End of the Baddest Man on the Planet

    Someone is leaving Mexico a happy man on Saturday night. They'll be wrapped in a shiny gold belt and serving as an exclamation point to the UFC's first-ever visit to the country, perhaps fresh off of knocking a man out cold while thousands cheer wildly.

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 5 months ago 18,380 reads 38 comments

  14. Dana White Says Cain Velasquez Will Lose UFC Title If He Doesn't Return by March

    The clock has started for UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. If the Californian wants to keep the most coveted belt in MMA , then company president Dana White claims he must return to the Octagon healthy by March...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 5 months ago 13,494 reads 27 comments

  15. Cain Velasquez Coach: Velasquez May Be out Longer Than Expected

    UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez may be on the shelf longer than originally expected after surgeons found additional damage in his knee during a recent operation...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 15,680 reads 74 comments

  16. Cain Velasquez and Mark Hunt Are the Reason UFC History Is Written in Pencil

    In mixed martial arts we have a bad tendency to write our narratives in stone, preferring pen even in the early stages of a fighter's career when a pencil would probably be a better choice...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 29,114 reads 32 comments

  17. Cain Velasquez out with Injury, Mark Hunt in vs. Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180

    Cain Velasquez is injured and will no longer defend his UFC heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. Instead, popular heavyweight Mark Hunt will step in to face Werdum for the interim title at the Nov...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 21,999 reads 143 comments

  18. Report: Fabricio Werdum Almost Died from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Mexico

    Upcoming UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum and a significant portion of his fight camp nearly died from carbon monoxide poisoning due to a unforeseen set of circumstances in Mexico recently...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 6 months ago 30,249 reads 53 comments

  19. What Must Junior Dos Santos Do to Get a 4th Fight with Cain Velasquez?

    On Dec. 13, 2014, it will have been 420 days since the last time we saw former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos take the Octagon...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 6 months ago 28,090 reads 114 comments

  20. Cain Velasquez Is Poised to Clean out the HW Division with a Win over Werdum

    UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez has destroyed every opponent he’s ever faced. He holds a record of 13-1 , and has beaten the likes of former champions in Brock Lesnar , Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Junior dos Santos...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 6 months ago 12,250 reads 57 comments

  21. Mark Hunt Deserves a Title Shot Against UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez

    There's something so cool about UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt (10-8-1)—entrancing even. He's a human paradox, a man whose very existence defies the carefully crafted rules that govern the world of combat sports...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 19,591 reads 98 comments

  22. What, If Anything, Can the UFC Do to Protect Its Champs from Injury?

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship, just like any other major sports promotion, is susceptible to injury-plagued moments...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 7 months ago 5,841 reads 21 comments

  23. At What Point Do We Acknowledge Cain Velasquez as the GOAT at Heavyweight?

    Cain Velasquez sits currently with a 13-1 record. He is a two-time UFC heavyweight champion and has defended his most recent crown twice...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 11,475 reads 115 comments

  24. Roy Nelson: There's No Such Thing as the Greatest Heavyweight Ever

    UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson doesn't think former Pride champion Fedor Emelianenko or current UFC titleholder Cain Velasquez qualifies as the best heavyweight fighter ever ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 8,887 reads 49 comments

  25. Is the Aging UFC Heavyweight Division Turning into a Wasteland?

    Andrei Arlovski , ranked No. 14, stunned then No. 4-ranked Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva on Saturday in a heavyweight upset. The win moves Arlovski back up the divisional ladder but also highlights the struggles of the division...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 7 months ago 17,301 reads 75 comments