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Ben Rothwell Lays Into Fabricio Werdum, Claims Cain Velasquez Wanted To Be Pulled From UFC 207

According to heavyweight veteran Ben Rothwell, Cain Velasquez got exactly what he wanted when he was pulled from UFC 207 and a scheduled bout with old rival Fabricio Werdum by the Nevada Athletic Commission(NAC) over the weekend. Velasquez was removed from this Friday’s line up due to concerns over his fitness, concerns that arose after the former UFC heavyweight champion …

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Cain Velasquez Out Of UFC 207 Rematch With Fabricio Werdum

Cain Velasquez is out of UFC 207 and his rematch with Fabricio Werdum, after the Nevada Athletic Commission(NAC) refused to issue him with a licence to compete. During the conference call which was used to announce the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association(MMAAA) late last month, Velasquez admitted that he was already scheduled to undergo back-surgery after the …

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Bellator Founder And Host Of MMA Stars Promise ‘Industry Re-Defining’ Announcement

Bellator MMA founder Bjorn Rebney, whose association with that promotion ended in 2014, along with Georges St-Pierre, Donald Cerrone, Cain Velasquez, T.J. Dillashaw and Tim Kennedy are scheduled to make a significant announcement during a conference call on Wednesday. In fact, significant is an understatement if a recent press release is to be believed. What the group is actually promising …

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Junior Dos Santos Rolls Back The Years With Huge Victory At UFC Zagreb

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Junior dos Santos celebrates before defeating Stipe Miocic (not pictured) by unanimous decision in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Junior Dos Santos put on a boxing clinic in his main event showdown with Ben Rothwell in Croatia, winning the bout by unanimous decision. Scoring 50-45 on all three judges scorecards, ‘Cigano’ controlled the fight from start to finish. Dos Santos’ chin has been questioned in recent years after dropping three of his last five fights, with the last two losses …

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Is There Going To Be Three Title Fights At UFC 200?

Taking place at the brand new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, UFC 200 is looking likely to break every record in the UFC. With 10 fights including two title fights confirmed, neither going to be the Main Event and possibly not even the co-Main Event, how are the UFC planning on fitting so many five round fights on one card …

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UFC Fight Night Zagreb: Predictions – Part 2

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Junior dos Santos celebrates before defeating Stipe Miocic (not pictured) by unanimous decision in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The UFC is hosting its very first card in Zagreb, Croatia this weekend and they have packed the card full of exciting fights.  With five of the 13 bouts taking place in the heavyweight division, the card is reminiscent of UFC 146, which also had five heavyweight bouts. On that night none of those fights went the distance as the …

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UFC’s Biggest Heavyweights Set To Clash At UFC 200

The much-anticipated UFC 200 scheduled for July 9th may finally have its first official fight. Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is reportedly set to face Travis Browne at the event, which will be the first show held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sources close to Fox Sports and a report on UFC Tonight confirmed the fight, …

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Fabricio Werdum Gets New Opponent For UFC 196 As Cain Velasquez Withdraws Through Injury

The highly-anticipated UFC heavyweight title rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will no longer take place on February 6th, as the former champion has withdrawn from the bout due to a back injury. UFC president Dana White broke the news of the Californian’s withdrawal via Twitter on Sunday, and simultaneously announced that Stipe Miocic would be stepping in to …

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