1. Former UFC HW Champ Seeks Summer Return Following Successful Back Surgery

    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...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 3 months ago 11,064 reads 34 comments

  2. Cursed Cain Velasquez, the Man with so Much Unrealized Potential

    " Cain Velasquez injured, out of upcoming fight." It is something like a broken record at this point, isn't it? Have there actually been more headlines announcing a Velasquez ...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 4 months ago 15,362 reads 58 comments

  3. Cain Velasquez Out of UFC 196; Fabricio Werdum Gets New Title Contender

    In what will likely go down as one of the least surprising stories of 2016, heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez is pulling out of the UFC 196 heavyweight championship match with Fabricio Werdum ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 4 months ago 133,673 reads 114 comments

  4. Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez II: Potential Date, Location and More

    UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will reportedly get his wish of fighting rival Cain Velasquez in a Brazilian football stadium in their rematch, as the Brazilian confirmed ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 months ago 6,034 reads 34 comments

  5. Cain Velasquez's Rematch with Fabricio Werdum Not Ideal, but Necessary

    Nobody likes the idea of the UFC title scene reduced to a series of do-overs. In a sport that prides itself on fast-paced action and definitive outcomes, rematches—immediate or otherwise—usually aren’t the best strategy...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 10 months ago 26,313 reads 92 comments

  6. Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez Rematch Announced by Dana White

    Fabricio Werdum is the current UFC heavyweight champion, but he will have to beat a familiar foe if he hopes to hang on to his title. Werdum will next face Cain Velasquez in a rematch from their showdown at UFC 188, per UFC Tonight ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 34,967 reads 221 comments

  7. Sorting out the UFC Heavyweight Title Picture

    For the first time since we saw Cain Velasquez batter Junior dos Santos for a second time at UFC 166 in October 2013, the heavyweight title picture feels open—wide open...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 11 months ago 12,050 reads 35 comments

  8. Fabricio Werdum's Coach Says His Guy Beats Cain Velasquez 10 out of 10 Times

    Fabricio Werdum submitted Cain Velasquez in the third round of their main event tilt at UFC 188 to become the undisputed champion of the UFC's heavyweight division...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 5,392 reads 26 comments

  9. UFC Heavyweight History Shows It's Tough to Be Great When Chaos Reigns

    Since the beginning, the only real constants in the UFC heavyweight division have been disorder and delay. Even in a sport that so often thrives on chaos, the 265-pound class has always been an abject mess...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 12 months ago 10,313 reads 18 comments

  10. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum: What Went Wrong for the Fallen Champ?

    Things did not go so well for Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 . While the UFC constructed a card in Mexico City designed to showcase its heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum threw a ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 18,311 reads 78 comments

  11. UFC 188: What We Learned, Loved and Loathed from Velasquez vs. Werdum

    Another month, another UFC pay-per-view in the books. The UFC returned to Mexico City on Saturday night, and this time it had its Mexican-American champion in tow...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 11,390 reads 64 comments

  12. After Silencing Critics, Fabricio Werdum Now Thinks He's Best Heavyweight Ever

    Fabricio Werdum kicked down the king’s door, marched into the king’s castle and took the king’s throne. It was only fitting that Werdum be the man to remind us that no one is unbeatable...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 12 months ago 4,999 reads 63 comments

  13. UFC 188 Results: Cain Velasquez's Fall Unexpected, Odd but Temporary

    The Tortoise and the Hare was always one of my favorite Aesop’s Fables growing up. It was a story ingrained with the moral that speed doesn ’t always win the race...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 12 months ago 11,844 reads 27 comments

  14. UFC 188 Results: Full List of Winners, Losers and Fight Stats

    Fabricio Werdum was the biggest winner on Saturday night in Mexico at UFC 188 . The 37-year-old Brazilian defeated Cain Velasquez by guillotine choke in the third round of the main event...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 12 months ago 3,995 reads 1 comments

  15. UFC 188: Grades for All the Main Card Fighters

    Mixed martial arts has a new heavyweight champion in Fabricio Werdum now that UFC 188 has ended. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace stopped Cain Velasquez in with a textbook guillotine choke to become the undisputed champion...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 12 months ago 6,168 reads 9 comments

  16. Velasquez vs. Werdum Results: Winner and Storylines to Watch After UFC 188

    Fabricio "Vai Cavalo " Werdum is not only the king of the upset. He's now the king of the UFC's heavyweight division...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 12 months ago 1,933 reads 4 comments

  17. Fabricio Werdum Wants to Rematch Cain Velasquez in Las Vegas

    Newly minted UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum wasted no time in calling out his next opponent, and he chose the same man he had just defeated...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 12 months ago 20,939 reads 104 comments

  18. UFC 188: Exhausted Cain Velasquez No Match for Fabricio Werdum

    They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. In mixed martial arts, however, absence makes the heart (and brain) forget. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has been out of action for a long time...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 months ago 282,540 reads 429 comments

  19. Velasquez vs. Werdum: Final Predictions and Odds Before Start of UFC 188

    Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum have been on a collision course since the latter defeated Mark Hunt to gain the interim UFC heavyweight title. Throughout the course of UFC history, interim titles haven't meant much...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 12 months ago 4,688 reads 9 comments

  20. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters at UFC 188

    UFC 188 will mark the rarest of occurrences for MMA fans: a Cain Velasquez sighting. The heavyweight champion will return to action to unify his belt with Fabricio Werdum 's ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 12 months ago 7,943 reads 23 comments

  21. Velasquez vs. Werdum: Latest Comments, Weigh-in Info and Predictions for UFC 188

    The weigh-ins for UFC 188 in Mexico went over without a hitch—except for one unfortunate incident. Andrew Todhunter and Albert Tumenov's bout was scrapped after the former passed out during his weight cut, per Damon Martin of Fox Sports ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 12 months ago 5,357 reads 7 comments

  22. UFC 188: Cain Velasquez Isn't Your Dad's Mexican Wrestler

    The '90s is remembered with a romanticism duly earned, a time when grunge was king before it gave way to Britpop and pro wrestling was larger-than-life camp before it gave way to the Attitude Era...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 12 months ago 15,080 reads 47 comments

  23. UFC 188: Fight Card Start Time and Final Velasquez vs. Werdum Predictions

    More than 19 months since he last appeared inside the Octagon, Cain Velasquez will return to competition against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 188 on Saturday night...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 months ago 3,736 reads 1 comments

  24. Velasquez vs. Werdum: Odds, Comments and Predictions for UFC 188 Before Weigh-In

    A UFC undisputed heavyweight champion will be crowned Saturday in Mexico City, Mexico. Reigning champion Cain Velasquez will finally take on interim champion Fabricio Werdum to earn the right to be referred to as the baddest man on the planet...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 12 months ago 2,568 reads 7 comments

  25. UFC 188 Weigh-in Results: Velasquez vs. Werdum Fight Card

    UFC 188 hits Mexico City on Saturday, and the 22 fighters made weight Friday evening. Most important was the main event...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 12 months ago 17,212 reads 45 comments