1. UFC 188 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Velasquez vs. Werdum Card

    The Baddest Man on the Planet. If you were exposed to any part of the UFC's marketing push for UFC 188, which happened Saturday night in Mexico City, you heard that phrase...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 21 days ago 70,934 reads 111 comments

  2. UFC 188 Results: The Good, Bad and the Strange from Mexico City

    Few things are more captivating in the world of combat sports than a heavyweight championship fight. The main event at UFC 188 had added appeal as two titles were set to be unified ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 21 days ago 36,313 reads 57 comments

  3. 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 21 days ago 281,482 reads 429 comments

  4. Velasquez vs. Werdum Results: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction from UFC 188

    Fabricio Werdum is no stranger to massive upsets, and it showed at UFC 188 on Saturday night. The 37-year-old is the undisputed heavyweight champion after defeating Cain Velasquez via third-round submission in the main event in Mexico City...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 21 days ago 14,565 reads 152 comments

  5. Eddie Alvarez vs. Gilbert Melendez: What We Learned from UFC 188 Tilt

    It has been a long time coming, but former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez have finally faced off in the cage...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 995 reads 4 comments

  6. Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nate Marquardt: What We Learned from UFC 188 Tilt

    Nate Marquardt has had his days in the sun. Saturday night was not one of those days. Nate Marquardt was once a great fighter. He won a title in Strikeforce and was a contender for a sustained time period in the UFC...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 21 days ago 12,768 reads 26 comments

  7. Henry Cejudo vs. Chico Camus: What We Learned from UFC 188 Tilt

    Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is the talk of the UFC flyweight division, and his UFC 188 bout opposite Chico Camus was expected to be something of a tuneup fight. It was not...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 21 days ago 8,078 reads 23 comments

  8. UFC 188 Velasquez vs. Werdum: Live Results, Play-by-Play, Fight Card Highlights

    UFC 188 is now in the books. Fabricio Werdum defeated Cain Velasquez in the show's main event, staking his claim to the undisputed heavyweight title. He battered Velasquez on the feet before finishing with a guillotine choke on the mat...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 21 days ago 110,947 reads 652 comments

  9. 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 22 days ago 4,578 reads 9 comments

  10. UFC 188 Start Time: Full Card, TV Info, Live Stream, Velasquez vs. Werdum Picks

    Headlined by the return of heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez against interim titleholder Fabricio Werdum, UFC 188 is set to bring the violence to Mexico City. The Mexican-American champion hasn't defended his belt since October 13...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 22 days ago 1,273 reads 3 comments

  11. 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 22 days ago 7,865 reads 23 comments

  12. 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 22 days ago 5,346 reads 7 comments

  13. UFC 188: Start Time, Prelim Live-Stream Info and Full Fight Card Predictions

    UFC 188 will feature a highly anticipated battle for the heavyweight title, although fans will have plenty to watch throughout Saturday night with a total of 11 intriguing matchups leading up to the main event...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 22 days ago 2,140 reads 1 comments

  14. 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 22 days ago 14,841 reads 47 comments

  15. 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 22 days ago 3,654 reads 1 comments

  16. Ryan Bader Continues Hire Heroes USA Partnership with $5,000 Donation

    Ryan Bader ’s support of the United States military has been one of the light heavyweight contender’s primary focuses during his time under the UFC banner, and those ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 22 days ago 5,633 reads 8 comments

  17. 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 23 days ago 16,984 reads 45 comments

  18. Once a Dream Fight, Melendez vs. Alvarez Still Worth the Price of Admission

    Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez both took the scenic route to the UFC. For better or worse, Alvarez and Melendez both spent the heart of their careers toiling in smaller organizations, ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 23 days ago 5,248 reads 8 comments

  19. UFC 188 Predictions: Main Card Staff Predictions

    The Octagon returns to Mexico City this Saturday at 7 p.m. ET for UFC 188 . The pay-per-view event is headlined by a heavyweight match in which one of two champions will unify the title...

    Craig Amos Written by Craig Amos about 23 days ago 14,812 reads 83 comments

  20. Yay or Nay: Which Fights Move the Needle at UFC 188?

    UFC 188 is going to be well worth the price of admission. Headlined by a heavyweight grudge match between champion Cain Velasquez and fill-in divisional king Fabricio Werdum, Saturday night in Mexico City, Mexico, should be stout with action...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 23 days ago 3,184 reads 13 comments

  21. Snakebitten Cain Velasquez Has Much to Prove in UFC 188

    In October 2013, UFC heavyweight Cain Velasquez dispatched his greatest rival with disturbing ease. Junior dos Santos, the second-best heavyweight in the world, didn't even come close to giving the champ a fight...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 23 days ago 16,858 reads 76 comments

  22. Gilbert Melendez and the Top 10 Lightweights in UFC History

    The lightweight division in mixed martial arts has always been the most talent-rich in the sport. There are literally hundreds of well-known world-class fighters competing at 155 ...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 23 days ago 9,874 reads 71 comments

  23. Amid UFC Return Talk, Chuck O'Neil Solely Focused on Defending CES Title

    Chuck O’Neil’s hips don’t lie. The CES welterweight champ is enjoying life as a vastly improved fighter and an overall better version of himself...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 24 days ago 2,165 reads 3 comments

  24. Gilbert Melendez: A Grudge Will Be Settled, a Dream Will Come True at UFC 188

    Mexico has a long, proud history of forging hard-nosed, aggressive prizefighters—those who show a refusal to take a back step once things go live...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 24 days ago 10,860 reads 29 comments

  25. UFC 188: 3 Overlooked Fighters Who Could Make a Splash

    UFC 188 is rapidly approaching, and all the press is geared toward the main event. That bout, a UFC title unification in the heavyweight division between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum, is the biggest bout in that division in a long time...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 24 days ago 5,350 reads 9 comments