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Jun 4, 2015 6:00 am

Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez faces interim title holder Fabricio Werdum in the UFC 188 main event, on June 13. While we wait for his highly anticipated return to the Octagon, check out the latest Layzie The Savage special feature, and get a glimpse at what it takes to be the UFC’s heavyweight champion of...

May 28, 2015 10:03 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez: ‘AKA’s Methods Providing Good Results’

Cain Velasquez is set to put his title on the line against the UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who trains out of AKA, has been criticized for being injured fairly often. Something Dana White attributed to his gym and what he perceives as stone age type training. Now, Velasquez, while talking to FOX...

May 22, 2015 12:01 am

Cain Velasquez: ‘Werdum’s Interim Title Doesn’t Matter To Me’

The UFC champion recently talked to BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about his upcoming title defense against Fabricio Werdum, who is currently the interim champion after beating Mark Hunt. So what does the champ think of the ‘interim’ belt? “As far as there being an interim champion right now, to me it doesn’t matter,” said Velasquez,...

May 7, 2015 9:33 am

‘Cain Velasquez and I Didn’t Spar — We FOUGHT For 5 Rounds’

American Kickboxing Academy has been under some scrutiny as of late with the recent injury of Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC President Dana White blamed them of training as if they were in the “stone age” and asked them to update their training routine. Daniel Cormier enjoys training like a cave-man and says AKA won’t change a...

May 4, 2015 9:17 am

Cain Velasquez Says Jon Jones ‘Needs To Get It Together’

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recently talked about Jon Jones and his out of the octagon issues that led to his title being stripped and indefinite suspension. When talking to MMAFighting, Velasquez had this to say about the now former champ. “I’m not really sure what kind of person he is in his personal life...

Apr 27, 2015 2:06 pm

Cain Velasquez Talks Injuries And Training

  UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recently talked to the media at his gym, AKA, bout his training and about staying healthy. Velasquez has been injury prone to say the least, but is set to face Fabricio Werdum for a title unification fight in Mexico City on June 13. Here’s what he had to say...

Jan 27, 2015 2:29 pm

Cormier: ‘I needed Cain Velasquez’

“I’ve watched it 100 times. It has to burn. It has to feel so bad. It has to punch you in the gut every time you watch it. Every time I watch it, I watch a very competitive fight, and I watch one guy stay the course, one guy get off course, and that guy was me....

Jan 4, 2015 1:18 pm

Cain Velasquez Comforts Daniel Cormier Backstage

Following his UFC 182 loss to Jon Jones, an emotional Daniel Cormier headed backstage to his locker room. Along the way he was met by training partner and friend Cain Velasquez, along with Luke Rockhold, who comforted a very emotional DC. Check it out:

Jan 4, 2015 12:20 am

Jon Jones: “I would fight Cain Velasquez in a heartbeat”

“I would fight Cain Velasquez in a heartbeat. I really would. I would love to fight AKA’s best athletes. I believe I can defeat them all, our team is the best in the world. “I really don’t even want to talk about heavyweight anymore. I’m making weight pretty good. When I do go to heavyweight,...

Nov 14, 2014 10:47 am

REPLAY! Cain Velasquez’s UFC 180 Media Scrum

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez talks about what sidelined him for UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum, The Ultimate Fighter, MMA in Mexico, facing Werdum, and much more during a media scrum at UFC 180 media day Thursday.

Nov 13, 2014 1:46 pm

McGregor Confident Against Any Man, Even Cain Velasquez

“He’s a veteran. I think he’s a short, compact fighter. I believe his reaction time has remained the same over his career. I’ll look to capitalize on it. I will prepare, I will show up and I’ll get the job done [against Dennis Siver].” McGregor on if he’d fight Jose Aldo in Brazil for the...

Oct 22, 2014 12:30 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Cain Velasquez Knee Injury And Bout Withdrawal

No doubt, the return of the UFC’s heavyweight champion was highly anticipated. Fight fans have been waiting more than a year for Cain Velasquez to return to the cage, only to have him cancel, once more, just three-weeks before his sold out event. As such, some notable MMA figures took to twitter with their sore...

Oct 22, 2014 10:15 am

Cain Velasquez To Face Surgeon’s Knife Tomorrow In Cali

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez is set for surgery tomorrow to repair his UFC 180 fight canceling knee injury. The San Jose based fighter withdrew from his scheduled title bout against Fabricio Werdum yesterday. Instead of a top 5 opponent, Velasquez must now face a surgeon’s knife, as he goes in to repair a torn...

Oct 20, 2014 4:03 pm

Cain Velasquez Wants To Be A Role Model To Hispanic Children

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC, and one of the top ‘pound for pound’ fighters in the world. That being said, Velasquez admitted that he didn’t have any hero’s growing up that were of the same nationality. He spoke to Fox Sports about his desire to...

Sep 23, 2014 5:05 am

Fabricio Werdum Sees Himself Taking Down Cain Velasquez

Fabricio Werdum is gearing up for his UFC 180 fight against Cain Velasquez on November 15th after coaching TUF Brazil. Werdum spoke to Ag.Fight about the bout, and how he sees his JiuJitsu skills coming into play. “I can see myself taking him down and putting him in danger while he plays guard or gives...

Sep 8, 2014 5:01 am

Cain Velasquez Puts Division On Notice, Says He’s Always Improving

Ahead of coaching TUF against Fabricio Werdum, UFC champion Cain Velasquez says that he’s excited to train for a new opponent, and that he’s always improving to avoid plateauing. He spoke with Bleacher Report: “It’s definitely nice to prepare for someone new, but that doesn’t matter to me. Whoever earns a shot, earns the shot...

Sep 1, 2014 5:08 am

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Training With Cain Velasquez

Khabib Nurmagomedov is coming off surgery to repair a torn meniscus, however he took some time to head down to American Kickboxing Academy and train with Cain Velasquez. Nurmagomedov was supposed to sign to fight Donald Cerrone prior to tearing his meniscus. No word has emerged yet as to when The Eagle will return to...