Posts tagged: Velasquez

VELASQUEZ OUT OF UFC 207

Fight lovers received a lump of coal in their combined stockings on Saturday.


Ex- UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has been considered medically unfit to fight by the Nevada Athletic Commission thus will not be permitted to fight Fabricio Werdum at T-Mobile Arena on Dec. 30.

NAC executive director Bob Bennett revealed to the Review-Journal an ESPN report.

UFC authorities released a press release late Saturday afternoon verifying that Velasquez had been taken off the card.

Velasquez, who tweeted on Saturday evening he was not aware of any change to the status of his bout, told ESPN.com last week he had routine back surgical procedure for the week after the fight and was treating the pain with prescription Cannabidiol.

Bennett claimed the commission acted in the very best interest of the fighter’s wellbeing in exercising its influence to not grant Velasquez a license to fight based not just on his statements , but a number of factors that included a chat with Velasquez. Read more »

Cheick Kongo Calls Out UFC Champ Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez Video Ranking: 2 / five

UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez II Extended Preview

Cain Velasquez Video clip Score: 4 / five

Cain Velasquez entrenamiento con Todd Duffee en AKA

Cain Velasquez Video Rating: three / 5

Cain Velasquez – El Mariachi 2014 – Highlights UFC 2014 – MMA Motivation

Cain Velasquez Video clip Rating: five / five

Cain Velasquez could be stripped of title if he misses March date

Ultimate Fighting Championship or the UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will not be given too much time to recover from his injury and to get back to the ring. The UFC had stripped former UFC Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz after he failed to defend his title for two years following an ACL injury but Velasquez will not be given so much time.

According to Dana White, the president of the UFC, if there are any delays or if the Cuban American suffers any setback on his return from injury and can’t make his scheduled return in March, he will have no other option but to strip him of his title.

White stated that the UFC is heading in that direction, adding that the next fight in Mexico will be for the interim UFC Heavyweight Championship and if Cain Velasquez cannot return on time to defend his belt, the interim champion will be crowned as the lineal champion. Read more »