Miocic believes he was 'not popular enough' for a UFC title shot

On June 13, 2015, Fabricio Werdum upset Cain Velasquez in front of his Mexican supporters to become the UFC"s heavyweight champion. It was such an emphatic victory that few anticipated a rematch would be horizon for both fighters. Unfortunately for the ...
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Fabricio Werdum Would Like Cain Velasquez Rematch Earlier Than March

1 year ago @ fightofthenight.com: Dana White stated on the UFC Tonight show last week that Fabricio Werdum didn't want to defend his heavyweight title in a rematch with Cain Velasquez until March, but the champion's camp have since refuted that claim. According to Werdum's management ...

Luke Rockhold on Weidman: 'I'm going to be his big brother his whole career'

1 year ago @ mmajunkie.com: Heavyweight Cain Velasquez is a two-time UFC champion whose next fight is a rematch with new champ Fabricio Werdum in an attempt to get his title back. And Daniel Cormier is the UFC's light heavyweight champion; he defends his belt for the first time ...

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1 year ago @ bloodyelbow.com: The Croatian heavyweight talks about not being popular enough to fight for the belt, if Cain Velasquez deserved the rematch against Fabricio Werdum, Ben Rothwell's creative entrances and post-fight antics, Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem also ...

Fabricio Werdum Making Cain Velasquez Wait for UFC Championship Rematch

1 year ago @ sports.yahoo.com: Though it initially sounded as if the rematch between UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and former champ Cain Velasquez would happen by the end of the year, or at least early 2016, the fight appears to be getting pushed back to spring.

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Conheça a localidade em que os lutadores Fabricio Werdum e Cain Velasquez devem realizar o seu segundo confronto, a revanche entre eles, valendo o cinturão da classe dos pesados pelo Ultimate. O [...]
2015-09-28 12:04:48 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
The Croatian heavyweight talks about not being popular enough to fight for the belt, if Cain Velasquez deserved the rematch against Fabricio Werdum, Ben Rothwell's creative entrances and [...]
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Cain Velasquez
But if the title is on the shelf for a while (the Fabricio Werdum/Cain Velasquez rematch is rumored to take place as late as April), Barnett/Arlovski could make a lot of sense. There's also the [...]
2015-09-28 00:02:06 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
Werdum wanted to return sooner than April, and the UFC hasn't formally announced when his title rematch with Velasquez will happen. As for Michael Bisping, he wrote on his Facebook he hasn't [...]
2015-09-27 20:59:32 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
Cormier first decided to move to light heavyweight after an undefeated run as a heavyweight, for a couple of reasons. First, his training partner, Cain Velasquez, was heavyweight champion and he had [...]
2015-09-27 17:03:08 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
In an interview during the event, Silva said that he will make his Octagon return next year in Curitiba, Brazil, on the same card that Werdum will defend the heavyweight crown in a rematch against [...]
2015-09-26 18:08:36 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
"I believe (Cain Velasquez) is a perfect opponent," Cordeiro said about the Velasquez fight. "Cain deserves all respect. You can say he's a legend inside UFC. But Fabricio became a legend, too. [...]
2015-09-26 09:57:04 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
... doing a show in Silva's hometown of Curitiba, Brazil and April would potentially fit the timeline UFC president Dana White revealed when speaking about heavyweight champion Fabricio [...]
2015-09-26 08:58:22 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
Then this past June, Werdum claimed the heavyweight belt with a dominating performance against Cain Velasquez. Here his Russian foe in the opening round sports 50 career wins plus an 11-fight [...]
2015-09-25 16:00:53 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
Most recently, Werdum won the UFC heavyweight title with a third round submission against Cain Velasquez. With all that in mind, Overeem was complimentary about his former foe. "I do have to say [...]
2015-09-24 18:00:47 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
"[The UFC] wants Werdum to fight Cain, which doesn't make any f***ing sense. He has fought the same guys like three or four times. I want to do a 'Cainapalooza' instead of a revenge [...]
2015-09-24 17:27:18 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
LAS VEGAS -- Roy Nelson is ready for his Revenge Tour. Or as he calls it, his "Cainapalooza." The title is in reference to former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who is expected to [...]
2015-09-24 12:54:45 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs), who is best known to MMA fans as the guy who called out Cain Velasquez, is set for a career payday for his October 24th showdown with reigning #1 heavyweight in the world [...]
2015-09-23 21:59:53 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
Apesar deste encontro não há nenhum indício de enfrentamento destes lutadores, porque neste momento Cain Velasquez fará a revanche versus Fabricio Werdum junto o UFC, e Fedor Emelianenko assinou [...]
2015-09-23 12:42:20 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
“But they want him to fight Cain (Velasquez), which doesn't make any (expletive) sense because Cain has fought the same guy like three or four times.” Before losing his title to Werdum in [...]
2015-09-23 09:01:59 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
Este pasado fin de semana Cain y Fedor se encontraron por primera vez, ¿quién hubiera ganado en su mejor momento? ¿Se imaginan que hubiera sucedido si esta pelea se hubiera llevado acabo? Este [...]
2015-09-23 02:48:05 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
... Sakakibara for only one or two fights. While that leaves a potential signing with the UFC still on the cards, we wont get to see Fedor Emelianenko vs. Cain Velasquez anytime soon. The two [...]
2015-09-23 00:04:50 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
Nelson's seven knockout victories in UFC heavyweight competition are tied for fifth most in divisional history behind Cain Velasquez (nine), Andrei Arlovski (nine), Junior dos Santos (eight) and [...]
2015-09-22 22:30:24 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
< div style="padding-top:0.8em;"> Combat Press: Nogueira, meanwhile, had been knocked out by Cain Velasquez at UFC 110 in Australia. After the loss, the Brazilian was out 18 months due to multiple [...]
2015-09-22 16:03:07 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more
Cain Velasquez
The bantamweight lost to champion Ronda Rousey in under a minute at UFC 190 in her native Brazil. Now, the "Pitbull" is working with the likes of Cain Velasquez, and Daniel Cormier at AKA in [...]
2015-09-21 20:58:01 UTC (1 year ago) - Read more