Archive: velasquez vs. werdum

May 20, 2014 10:51 am

UFC Announces Official TUF Latin America Cast

  The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization can reveal the English-language version of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America will screen exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS for US subscribers. Filming is already underway in Las Vegas, with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez leading a Mexican team against No.1 contender Fabricio Werdum’s squad of fighters from across Latin American. The season is scheduled to premiere on UFC FIGHT PASS®,...

May 14, 2014 4:45 pm

‘TUF Latin America: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Cast Revealed

The latest addition to the TUF family, ‘TUF Latin America’, started filming two days ago in Las Vegas. We learned of the coaching assignments last month during the UFC’s special press-conference in Mexico City and now we have the full cast. Mexican media outlet, Indiscutido was the first to break the news. Here’s that list:...

May 7, 2014 2:55 pm

Werdum on Velasquez: ‘I will break his game’

“He has a good stand up, a complicated game with boxing, muay thai and wrestling. He hits hard and has good takedowns. It’s hard to stop a fighter like that. My physical condition is going to be really important in this fight I will move a lot and avoid the clinch close to the fence....

Apr 29, 2014 2:11 pm

PHOTO’s From Mexico: Velasquez vs. Werdum Staredowns & More

Earlier today the UFC officially launched their business in Mexican territory with the announcement of ‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ and the new TUF installment, ‘The Ultimate Fighter Latin America: Velasquez vs. Werdum’. Below are some photo’s from today’s historic event.

Apr 29, 2014 1:21 pm

‘TUF Latin America: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Official For Mexican Debut, Will Fight In Nov.

As expected, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will square off later this year and during today’s special UFC press-conference in Mexico, the promotion made the bout official. The two heavyweights will also coach the first ever Latin America season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality series. As coaches, Velasquez and Werdum will help cultivate the Mexican...

Apr 21, 2014 7:51 pm

Team Velasquez Not Worried About Werdum’s Ground Game

“I think a lot of people underestimate Cain’s jiujitsu. He is a legit black belt under Leandro Vieira, and he does train with the best grappler on the planet at the present time, which is ‘Buchecha’ (Marcus Almeida). So, me, I watch those guys go, I’m not afraid of Cain going to the ground with...

Dec 6, 2013 8:13 am

Fabricio Werdum to Train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for Cain Velasquez Bout

UFC heavyweight fighter Fabricio Werdum (right) has a good thing going at Kings MMA in Southern California; but according to legendary coach and trainer Rafael Cordeiro, Werdum and team will be traveling to Florida to train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for additional support as the fighter prepares to challenge UFC heavyweight champion...

Oct 22, 2013 11:05 am

Fabricio Werdum Says He Would Retire If He Defeats Cain Velasquez via Submission

  “Imagine if I’m the only guy who submitted Fedor, ‘Minotauro’ and Velasquez?” UFC heavyweight fighter Fabricio Werdum asked after learning he would be the next to challenge Cain Velasquez’s heavyweight championship.  “Then I would retire and work only as a commentator.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Not long after Cain Velasquez successfully defended...