Archive: Cain Velasquez

May 23, 2013 11:14 am

Gambler’s Odds: UFC 160 Heavyweight Edition

Gambling itself is risky; however, gambling on mixed martial arts is one of the most dangerous ways to wager your hard earned money. Before bets are placed, a bettor should look at every single fact that is available. Having a gut feeling and believing something unlikely could happen will not make it happen… you need...

May 15, 2013 11:05 am

Cain Velasquez Bringing Whole New Strategy Into ‘Bigfoot’ Rematch

“This is a whole new fight. Obviously, we saw what Bigfoot can do in his past two fights. I can’t take him lightly. He’s a special competitor and is really dangerous in the Octagon. I don’t see this as anything less than a hard, grueling fight… I’m fine with rematches. As far as motivation, I’m...

May 14, 2013 3:45 pm

UFC making progress on Mark Hunt visa issue

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) The UFC has been working tirelessly to get Mark Hunt back to the United States in time for his co-main event bout with Junior Dos Santos a week from Saturday. Hunt was in New Zealand, and encountered some trouble with his visa when trying to fly to the states due to...

Apr 29, 2013 6:09 pm

VIDEO | UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Silva Preview

It’s a night of heavy hands and heavy stakes, as Cain Velasquez, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, Junior dos Santos and Mark Hunt invade Las Vegas for UFC 160.

Apr 18, 2013 8:38 am

Cormier: Jon Jones Is The Best Fighter In MMA

“I think really Cain, but just so it’s not like I’m picking my teammate, I think the best guy right now honestly is Jon Jones. He’s the best right now, and he’s gotten better because he’s learned to fight with his length. Complement that with his cardio and physical gifts, and he’s the best guy.”...

Mar 14, 2013 9:32 am

Junior dos Santos opens as a big favorite over Mark Hunt | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitters in the heavyweight division will collide at UFC 160 this May, and not surprisingly, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has opened as a large favorite over former K1 Champion Mark Hunt. Bestfightodds.com currently has JDS as an early 4.6-to-1 (-460) favorite to defeat the “Super Samoan”. Junior dos...

Mar 9, 2013 8:29 am

Mark Hunt vs. Junior dos Santos official for UFC 160 | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitting heavyweights will collide at UFC 160, as it was announced today that Mark Hunt (9-7 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will meet former champion Junior dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) in the evenings co-main event. Earlier this week, Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) pulled out of the highly anticipated fight...

Feb 27, 2013 1:41 pm

Jeremy Stephens vs. Estevan Payan Official For UFC 160 | UFC News

  Former UFC lightweight Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens (20-9) has made the drop to featherweight following a three fight losing streak. Stephens will take on promotional newcomer, Estevan Payan (14-3) at UFC 160. Stephens is returning after a first round knockout loss to Yves Edwards back at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz back in...

Feb 25, 2013 1:19 pm

BJPENN.COM Updated MMA Rankings: See Who Is In Our Top 10 | UFC NEWS

The UFC released their official rankings a few weeks ago, and many people disagreed with them. Here at BJPENN.com we decided to update our own rankings. When looking at the Heavyweight division rankings, we match up with UFC.com almost identically. Cain Velasquez tops the ladder, with Junior Dos Santos coming in at #2. Fabricio Werdum...

Feb 7, 2013 12:51 pm

Manager Prefers Other Fights To Cain Velasquez For “Bigfoot” | UFC NEWS

“Personally, I’d rather have him get some other fights before he fights Cain. But it’s up to the UFC, if they want him to go for the title, we cannot say no, either. But all is up in the air at the moment. Antonio does not pick opponents. That has been his attitude forever. Personally,...

Jan 11, 2013 12:05 pm

Velasquez Responds To Boxer Fury’s Challenge, Talks Overeem & More | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez touches on two hot topics surrounding his name. The first of which comes way of the video post above where the champ discusses the PED testing and alleged use by Alistair Overeem. The second comes way of an ESPN article where he responds to the highly publicized challenges coming out...

Jan 7, 2013 5:25 am

Feud Ignited Between Boxer Fury And Michael Bisping | UFC NEWS

Last week we blasted out a tweet from British Boxer Tyson Fury. It was an attempt to call out UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. The comments ignited the following feud between him and Michael Bisping: “Everyone just ignore that excuse of a man, Tyson something. He’s trying to get hype, I’d never heard of him...

Jan 3, 2013 9:24 am

VIDEO | A Swollen JDS Says He Hurt His Face Against Cain Velasquez

“I’d like to thank all my fans who were rooting for me at this fight against Cain Velasquez. All the time my hands get hurt during the fight, but this time I go my face hurt. My hands are feeling 100 percent, but my face got a little [swollen this time], you know? It’s for...

Jan 1, 2013 11:29 am

Salary Report: Former Champ, JDS Tops UFC 155 Payroll | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently released the disclosed list of UFC 155 payroll figures. Topping the list was evening headliner Junior dos Santos who took home $400,000.00 for his losing effort against Cain Velasquez. UFC 155 took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here are the full list of...

Jan 1, 2013 10:37 am

JDS Wants Rematch As Soon As Possible | UFC NEWS

“He was better and deserved the win,” said JDS. “But I used the wrong strategy. I was too worried about his takedowns and didn’t protect my face, so he hit me. When the fight was on the ground, I should have used my jiu-jitsu more – I trained it so much. But I just tried...

Dec 29, 2012 1:31 pm

BJPENN.COM STAFF ROUNDTABLE:Who Will Win The UFC 155 Main Event?

Who Will Win The Main Event? Chase Raymond This is tough, I think it could go either way really but until someone can show me why I should go against Dos Santos then I’m going to go with Dos Santos. I think Cain will be able to get the fight to the ground this time...

Dec 27, 2012 3:26 pm

Junior Dos Santos Smashing Mitts With Glaube Feitosa | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos has been preparing for his rematch with Cain Velasquez this Saturday at UFC 155 where he hopes to score another victory as well as retain his heavyweight strap. Below is a clip of JDS’ training session in which he works with practice mitts, skip to the...

Dec 26, 2012 11:24 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 155 (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

In anticipation of this Saturday’s UFC 155 PPV event, the UFC offices have put together “Countdown to UFC 155”. Heavyweight powerhouses Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez renew their rivalry at the last event of the year, while Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller, two of the most exciting fighters in the lightweight division, plan to...

Dec 24, 2012 12:13 pm

VIDEO | UFC 155: The Road to the Heavyweight Title | UFC NEWS

http://youtu.be/CnRVGpt3-5k Watch 8 free fights from Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez leading up to their heavyweight title showdown on Saturday Dec. 29th. Click on each of the fight video previews to link out to the full fight.