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Team Velasquez Claim Ngannou Landed Illegal Hammerfist On Cain

Javier Mendez, coach to UFC heavyweight Cain Velasquez, spoke during a recent interview about the controversial stoppage in his fighter’s showdown with Francis Ngannou. Two-and-a-half years out of action and 26-seconds was all it took for Velasquez’s return to turn into a nightmare as the power of Ngannou proved to be the difference within the first exchange. Or so it …

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Top Ten UFC Fights To Look Forward To In Early 2019

Mixed martial arts fans have quite a lot of fantastic action to look forward to over the course of the next few months, here’s our pick for the top-10 matchups on the horizon for early 2019. Honourable mentions Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva: UFC 234 – Feb 10 James Vick vs. Paul Felder: UFC Pheonix – Feb 17 Derrick Lewis …

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Report: Cain Velasquez Pens Four-Fight Contract With UFC

The legendary former-heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has reportedly signed a four-fight deal with the UFC ahead of his return to the octagon next year. Velasquez is set to make his return to the octagon for a showdown with the powerhouse Francis Ngannou for the UFC’s debut on ESPN – a fight that will stand as his first outing since UFC …

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Confirmed: Velasquez vs Ngannou To Headline UFC On ESPN 1

Dana White confirmed on Saturday that former heavyweight champion of the world Cain Velasquez will return to the octagon to face Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC fight night Phoenix in February. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported the news and outlined that White had confirmed Velasquez’s return to the octagon for the first time in two years. Velasquez is …

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Cain Velasquez & Francis Ngannou In The Works For UFC Pheonix

Cain Velasquez could be set for a return to the Octagon in early 2019 according to multiple sources. As reported by Ariel Helwani, the UFC is in talks with Velasquez about headlining their UFC Pheonix event on February 19 against none other than Francis Ngannou. Velasquez is a former two-time UFC heavyweight champion having won the title first in 2010 …

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Training Partner Claims Cain Velasquez Is ‘Ready To Fight’

Josh Thomson, a long-time friend and training partner of the legendary Cain Velasquez, has claimed that the former-champ is ready to make his return. The Velasquez-era of the heavyweight division was among the most memorable the weight-class has ever had. And while it has been said that Cain is the greatest heavyweight to ever do it, the general consensus is …

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Cain Velasquez’s Reaction To The Announcement Of Miocic – Cormier Was Interesting, To Say The Least

At last weekend’s UFC 220 post-fight press conference, UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier didn’t seem particularly interested in a mooted super-fight with the promotion’s heavyweight kingpin Stipe Miocic. Earlier that evening, Cormier had impressively finished the dangerous Volkan Oezdemir with strikes from the crucifix position in the second round before Miocic put on an MMA masterclass to diffuse and dominate the …

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Ben Rothwell Blasts “Man-Wh*re” Travis Browne And “Sugar Mama” Ronda Rousey In Explosive Rant

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 30: Ben Rothwell of the United States celebrates his second round submission win by guillotine choke against Josh Barnett (not pictured) of the United States as he leaves the Octagon after their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Prudential Center on January 30, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has had a pop at fighting couple Travis Browne and Ronda Rousey. It’s no secret that 2016 hasn’t been the best year for UFC pair Travis Browne and Ronda Rousey. Browne suffered back-to-back losses to Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum while Rousey was demolished in her comeback fight against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Browne has been …

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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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