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The Main Event Preview: Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt @ UFC 180

  UFC 180, which sees the UFC make its long-awaited debut in Mexico this weekend, is something to behold and one to mourn at the same time. On the one hand, the original main event between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who would be headlining the promotion’s first event in his ancestral homeland, and a resurgent Fabricio Werdum who has been unbeatable since returning to the UFC, was one to relish when you consider Cain Velasquez’s last five fights came against two men (Junior Dos Santos and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva). On the other hand, while Velasquez’s latest injury is devastating when […]

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Cain Velasquez Injured; Mark Hunt vs. Fabricio Werdum Headlines UFC 180 for Interim Heavyweight Title

UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has been ruled out of his UFC 180 title defense with Fabricio Werdum. UFC brass announced the news last night. BREAKING: Velasquez injured. Werdum vs Hunt new UFC 180 main event Full Story: http://t.co/MqgJLcfbhD pic.twitter.com/RhNBaVtVJT — UFC (@ufc) October 22, 2014 Confirmation it was a right knee meniscus that knocked Cain Velasquez out of his fight with Fabricio Werdum #UFC — Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) October 22, 2014 Velasquez suffered an injury to his right meniscus in training forcing him to withdrawn from the UFC’s inaugural event in Mexico. The headline bout will now be for the interim […]

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Cain Velasquez & Fabricio Werdum to Coach ‘TUF: Latino America’; Will Fight at UFC 180

During a Special Announcement Press Conference in Mexico City yesterday, UFC president Dana White announced that both heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and #1 contender Fabricio Werdum will coach the upcoming season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latino America’. As well as this, both coaches are set to fight for the UFC heavyweight championship, headlining UFC 180 which is set to take place in Mexico City on November 15th. The UFC is finally coming to Mexico,” White said. “Any of you who have followed this company and this sport know I’ve been talking about Mexico for a very long time. I always knew we […]