Cain Velasquez - updates

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Cain Velasquez seeks title shot after UFC 200 win

Jul 11, 2016 - 2:11 PM

Velasquez believes his win over Travis Browne should earn him a title shot against the winner of the heavyweight championship clash between Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem at UFC 203

TITLE SHOT. Cain Velasquez celebrates his victory over Travis Browne during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena. He is now eyeing a title shot. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Werdum denies UFC boss’ claim to delay rematch vs Velasquez

Sep 10, 2015 - 2:05 PM

According to Werdum s camp the 38 year old Brazilian is ready to return to action as soon as December or January 2016

Werdum to defend UFC title vs Velasquez in rematch

Aug 13, 2015 - 12:43 PM

The date and place for the second confrontation between Werdum and Velasquez have yet to be announced

Werdum upsets Velasquez to win UFC heavyweight belt

Jun 14, 2015 - 2:20 PM

Velasquez who returned from a 20 month layoff due to a knee injury appeared to run out of gas for the first time in his career in a submission loss

Fabricio Werdum has pulled off a mega upset to win the UFC heavyweight championship. Photo from Werdum's Facebook page

Velasquez out of UFC 180; Werdum to face Hunt for interim belt

Oct 22, 2014 - 7:43 PM

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has withdrawn from his title defense at UFC 180 against Fabricio Werdum due to a knee injury

Cain Velasquez will have to miss UFC's event in Mexico City. Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images/AFP

Werdum dominates Browne at UFC on FOX 11, earns title shot

Apr 20, 2014 - 5:48 PM

Fabricio Werdum defied the odds in outclassing Travis Browne earning himself a shot at UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez

WORD TO WERDUM. Fabricio Werdum earned a shot at the UFC heavyweight title with a dominant victory over Travis Browne. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images/AFP

The World's 10 Best MMA Fighters

Apr 09, 2013 - 9:14 AM

Rappler ranks the 10 best MMA fighters in the world pound for pound Check out the Brazilian on top