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Coach Refuses to Let Cain Velasquez Retire

Cain Velasquez is not going to retire…not if his head coach Javier Mendez has anything to say about it. In the main event of UFC Phoenix, Cain Velasquez made his …read more

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UFC Phoenix salaries: Cain Velasquez made bank for Ngannou loss

Last Sunday night at UFC Phoenix, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the cage after nearly three years away, where he battled fearsome heavyweight knockout artist Francis Ngannou.

While …read more

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Stefan Struve discusses difficulty of making UFC comeback, Cain Velasquez’s return

There was a time when a major health problem looked like it might put Stefan Struve’s fighting career in jeopardy.
A few months after a loss to Mark Hunt in 2013, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 salaries: Cain Velasquez ($450k) banks highest paycheck in Phoenix

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Despite a quick TKO loss to onetime title challenger Francis Ngannou, ex-heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez banked the …read more

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UFC Phoenix salaries: Cain Velasquez earns $450,000 in unsuccessful UFC return

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez led the disclosed payroll for UFC Phoenix, cashing a six-figure sum for his unsuccessful return against Francis Ngannou.
The Arizona Department of Gaming released …read more

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UFC Phoenix medical suspensions: Cain Velasquez gets lengthy sit after Ngannou loss

On Sunday, the UFC held its first show on big ESPN, where Cain Velasquez made his long-awaited return to the Octagon to take on Francis Ngannou in Phoenix, Arizona.

The fight …read more

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Coach Blames ‘Illegal Punch’ For Loss To Ngannou

Yesterday it was the knee, today it’s an illegal punch, tomorrow it will be Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s doctor.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, suffered a knockout loss …read more

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UFC Phoenix averages 1,463,000 viewers

Sunday’s UFC show, which was headlined by Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez, did 1,463,000 viewers on ESPN, the best number for a main card cable Fight night in more than …read more

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See You In Six Months?

Looks like we’re going to find out just how much of a role that wonky knee played in Francis Ngannou’s knockout win over Cain Velasquez, as the Arizona Department of …read more

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UFC Phoenix medical suspensions: Cain Velasquez leads field of nine fighters to be suspended 180 days

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was one of 10 fighters to be issued an extended medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC Phoenix.
The Arizona Department of Gaming released the …read more

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Morning Report: Francis Ngannou says he hasn’t spoke with Dana White in a year

On Sunday evening at UFC Phoenix, Francis Ngannou reintroduced himself to the heavyweight division, knocking out former two-time champion Cain Velasquez in 26 seconds. And while some people are questioning …read more

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Cain Velasquez’s Coach on Kneegate: “Pay Attention to the Video”

The main event of UFC Phoenix did not conclude without controversy. The outcome itself is undisputed: Francis Ngannou defeated Cain Velasquez and no party is contesting that. It’s the manner …read more

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Cain Velasquez on Freak Knee Injury During Francis Ngannou Fight (UFC on ESPN 1)

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Pretty much everyone was excited for Cain Velasquez’s return to the Octagon at UFC on ESPN 1 in Phoenix, but most assuredly he was.
A former …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Daily Debate: Is Francis Ngannou winning or Cain Velasquez losing the bigger deal?

The UFC on ESPN 1 headliner came and went in just 26 seconds after Francis Ngannou made quick work of Cain Velasquez with a knockout victory.
How the fight came to …read more

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UFC rankings update: Cain Velasquez re-enters the heavyweight top-10

The official UFC rankings have been updated in the wake of last Saturday’s UFC Phoenix card, and as expected, there’s been some movement in the heavyweight division.

Francis Ngannou, who …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Cain Velasquez after UFC on ESPN 1 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC on ESPN 1’s key winning fighters?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the losing fighters will be matched up with next.
With another …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Francis Ngannou and UFC on ESPN 1's other key winners?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Cain Velasquez after UFC on ESPN 1 loss?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
With another …read more

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New Rankings! Velasquez Debuts At No. 7

The last time Cain Velasquez was ranked No. 7 in the heavyweight division?
November 2009.
A decade later and the former UFC heavyweight champion is once again out of the top five, …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Cormier on Cain’s loss: Emotions are telling me to ‘make it right’

An emotional Daniel Cormier reacts to his friend and training partner in Cain Velasquez losing this past weekend. Daniel Cormier’s close friend and training partner lost on Sunday night, when …read more

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Rogan Calls Ngannou The ‘Scariest Fighter Of All Time’

13 wins. 13 finishes. Be scared, homie.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title contender, Francis Ngannou, reestablished his place among the top 265-pound contenders by trashing former champion, Cain Velasquez, …read more

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MMA Squared: How to break the Curse of Cain Velasquez

When his knee buckled, we all knew the curse had struck again. But how do we put a stop to the madness? Ever since defeating Brock Lesnar, Cain Velasquez …read more

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VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to ‘scariest of all time’ Francis Ngannou stopping Cain Velasquez

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou possess the kind of immeasurable power that could probably knock a planet off its orbit. On Sunday night, he flaunted that power again, thumping the …read more

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Morning Report: Joe Rogan calls Francis Ngannou ‘the scariest guy I’ve ever seen’

On Sunday evening, Francis Ngannou reintroduced himself to the MMA world, knocking out former two-time UFC champion Cain Velasquez in just 26 seconds at UFC Phoenix. It was the biggest …read more

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Dana White Nixes Francis Ngannou Title Shot, Says Daniel Cormier Has Next Opponent Set

Francis Ngannou believes he’s ready for a title shot following his 26-second finish of Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1, but Dana White has other ideas. …read more

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Trading Shots: What to make of Cain Velasquez after this latest disappointment

Did we see Cain Velasquez’s body fail him, or did we see Francis Ngannou fell him at UFC on ESPN 1? And, for Velasquez’s future prospects, which would be worse? …read more

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Cain Velasquez: Unsure of UFC Future; Reflects on Disappointing Loss and Knee Injury

Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the octagon on Sunday against Francis Ngannou but suffered an injury early in the opening round. Following the fight a disappointed Velasquez talked …read more

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Francis Ngannou Thinks He Deserves a Title Shot Next

Francis Ngannou spoke about his win over Cain Velasquez following Sunday’s UFC on ESPN 1 event in Phoenix, Ariz. Following the 26-second finish of the former champion, Ngannou believes his …read more

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White shuts down DC vs. Ngannou: ‘We have another fight lined up for Cormier’

Francis N’Gannou will not be challenging Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight title anytime soon. Francis N’Gannou rightly feels his knockout win over Cain Velasquez should catapult him into title contention, …read more

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Daniel Cormier Not Chasing the Fight But Promises He Would ‘Beat’ Francis Ngannou

Daniel Cormier won’t let emotions get the best of him even when it comes to avenging his teammate Cain Velasquez. On Sunday night in Phoenix, Velasquez returned to action for …read more

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Knobby Knees ... Or Potent Punch? Velasquez, Ngannou Debate ESPN Ending

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, was stopped by Francis Ngannou in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event last night in Phoenix, Arizona, after just 26 …read more

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UFC Phoenix bonuses revealed

On Sunday night, the UFC debuted on ESPN with the exciting UFC Phoenix card.

The card was topped by a dynamite heavyweight showdown between Francis Ngannou and Cain Velasquez, but …read more

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What's next for Francis Ngannou, Cain Velasquez and other UFC Phoenix fighters?

Francis Ngannou needed just 26 seconds to put the lights out on Cain Velasquez’s return to the big stage on Sunday. What’s next for these heavyweights and others who fought …read more

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‘Disappointed’ Daniel Cormier Vows to Beat Francis Ngannou in Potential Title Bout

As one of Cain Velasquez’s closest friends, the UFC on ESPN 1 main event was difficult to watch for Daniel Cormier. …read more

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Francis Ngannou: Velasquez’s Knee Buckled After An Uppercut On His Chin

Francis Ngannou says Cain Velasquez didn’t lose at UFC on ESPN 1 by some fluke. Ngannou took on Velasquez in the main event of UFC on ESPN 1 last night …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Daniel Cormier reacts to Cain Velasquez loss, weighs option to 'make it right' vs. Francis Ngannou

For UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez’s loss to Francis Ngannou “was very hard to watch.”
“Just very disappointed,” Cormier said during a “SportsCenter” appearance after the fight. “I know …read more

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Francis Ngannou assures he dropped Cain Velasquez with a punch

Last night, in the headlining bout of the UFC’s debut event on ESPN, Francis Ngannou picked up arguably the biggest win of his career, defeating former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez …read more

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Cain Velasquez Claims Knee Gave Out Without Francis Ngannou Punching Him

The last time the MMA world saw Cain Velasquez inside the UFC’s Octagon, he was pummeling Travis Browne into oblivion in the summer of 2016. …read more

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6th Round Post-Fight Show - N’Gannou vs Velasquez

Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown this Sunday’s, February 17th, UFC Fight Night Phoenix event. The main event featured Francis N’Gannou vs Cain Velasquez and the co-main …read more

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Velasquez on loss to Ngannou: ‘I beat myself’

After getting to process everything that happened, Cain Velasquez talks in detail about his 26-second loss to Francis Ngannou at UFC Phoenix. After three years in the sidelines, former …read more

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Sorry Franny, You Get None Of This

If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, wants to get revenge on Francis Ngannou for stopping teammate Cain Velasquez in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event last …read more

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Daniel Cormier shares confident prediction for potential fight with Francis Ngannou

Having dispatched UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in the headliner of the UFC’s Sunday night debut event on ESPN, Francis Ngannou now wants a shot at the UFC heavyweight title. …read more

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Cain Velasquez on Francis Ngannou loss: I beat myself tonight

Cain Velasquez didn’t get the return to action he was hoping for. Instead, the heavyweight legend was stopped by the ferocious Francis Ngannou in the first 30 seconds of their …read more

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Francis Ngannou says uppercut, not knee injury, caused Cain Velasquez KO: ‘You can look at the video’

Francis Ngannou encourages anyone doubting his finish to check out the instant replay.
The UFC heavyweight slugger knocked out Cain Velasquez in the main event of UFC Phoenix on Sunday night …read more

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RECAP! Ngannou Brutalizes Velasquez In 26 Seconds!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight hitters Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou threw down last night (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White says the UFC has a title fight lined up for Daniel Cormier, not Francis Ngannou

On Sunday night, Francis Ngannou made quick work of Cain Velasquez, knocking out the former two-time UFC heavyweight champion in just 26 seconds at UFC Phoenix. After the biggest win …read more

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UFC Phoenix: N’Gannou vs. Velasquez - Winners and Losers

It was an awkward evening in Phoenix for the UFC as Cain Velasquez was unable to regain his elite status, allowing Francis Ngannou to emerge the biggest winner of the …read more

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Cain Velasquez calls UFC Phoenix loss a freak accident: ‘My knee gave out on me’

Cain Velasquez’s highly anticipated return was at least partially spoiled by his infamous nemesis: the injury bug.
After a 30-plus month layoff from competition, Velasquez’s comeback fight in the main event …read more

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UFC Phoenix video recap: Ngannou spoils Velasquez’s return

In the main event of UFC Phoenix, Francis Ngannou defeated Cain Velasquez by knockout in just 26-seconds. Cain Velasquez’s return to the octagon didn’t go as planned, as he was …read more

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Kron Gracie Earns Bonus in Promotional Debut at UFC on ESPN 1

The first UFC event to air on ESPN is in the books. Heavyweight Francis Ngannou scored a 26-second finish over former champion Cain Velasquez in the fight card’s main event …read more

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Fighters React to Cain Velasquez’ 26-Second Loss at UFC on ESPN 1

Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the cage on Sunday against Francis Ngannou in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event. He last fought in July 2016. …read more

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Felder edges Vick on scorecards in back-and-forth co-main event

Ahead of UFC Fight Night: Phoenix’s main event between Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou, the card had a multitude of crucial undercard matchups. Here’s what went down. …read more

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UFC Phoenix video: Ngannou quickly stops Velasquez in 26 seconds

Check out the full fight video highlights of Francis N’Gannou running through Cain Velasquez in the UFC Phoenix main event. Francis Ngannou just made quick work of former heavyweight champ …read more

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Pros react to Francis Ngannou defeating Cain Velasquez at UFC Phoenix

A highly anticipated heavyweight tilt between former division champion Cain Velasquez and feared knockout artist Francis Ngannou headlined tonight’s UFC Phoenix event.

Cain Velasquez returned to action for the first time …read more

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Pros react to Ngannou’s KO win, Velasquez’s injury at UFC Phoenix

Francis Ngannou quickly defeated Cain Velasquez by way of KO at UFC Phoenix. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. In a quick, but sort of unexpected fashion, Francis …read more

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Twitter reacts to Francis Ngannou's 26-second KO of Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1

Francis Ngannou gave Cain Velasquez a rude welcome back to the octagon on Sunday with a quick knockout victory in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event.
Ngannou (13-3 MMA, 8-2 …read more

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Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Francis Ngannou’s knockout win over Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix. (Photos by Joe Camporeale, USA …read more

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Ngannou Ends Cain in 26 Seconds, Cain Pops Knee in Loss

Former heavyweight Cain Velasquez returned from wandering the earth to face Cameroonian juggernaut Francis Ngannou tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) from Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Ariz., live and …read more

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Francis Ngannou Demolishes Cain Velasquez In Just 26 Seconds in First UFC on ESPN Main Event

Francis Ngannou has added another legend to his resume after knocking out former champion Cain Velasquez in just 26 seconds in their main event showdown at UFC Fight Night from …read more

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UFC Phoenix Results: Francis Ngannou finishes Cain Velasquez in under a minute (Highlights)

A key heavyweight scrap between former division kingpin Cain Velasquez and former title challenger Francis Ngannou headlined tonight’s UFC Phoenix event.

Cain Velasquez returns for the first time since UFC 200 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 results: Francis Ngannou stuns Cain Velasquez in just 26 seconds

PHOENIX – Francis Ngannou (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) is back, if his quick win over Cain Velasquez (14-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) is any indication.
Ngannou needed just 26 seconds to win …read more

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UFC Phoenix results: Francis Ngannou finishes Cain Velasquez in opening minute

In Nov. 2011, Cain Velasquez lost the first ever UFC fight on the FOX network in a 64-second knockout by Junior dos Santos.
In Feb. 2019, Velasquez headlined the first-ever main …read more

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Highlights! Velasquez Injures Knee, Finished In 26 Seconds By Ngannou

The return of Cain Velasquez did not go as planned last night (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 from inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, …read more

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Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez full fight video highlights

Watch Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez full fight video highlights from UFC Phoenix’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez took place Feb. 17 at the …read more

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UFC Phoenix results: Ngannou KO’sVelasquez in 26 seconds

Francis N’Gannou defeated Cain Velasquez in the first round of the UFC Phoenix main event. The top of the UFC Phoenix billing just saw former title contender Francis N’Gannou …read more

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UFC Phoenix live blog: Ngannou vs. Velasquez

This is the UFC Phoenix live blog for Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez, a heavyweight bout at Sunday’s UFC event at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
Ngannou, who has finished …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez live results

Ahead of UFC Fight Night: Phoenix’s main event between Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou, the card had a multitude of crucial undercard matchups. Here’s what went down. …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Javier Mendez expects Cain Velasquez to smash dangerous Ngannou

With the highly anticipated return of former heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez just hours away, the question remains if we will see the dominant display of cardio and technique that Cain …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 110 // Javier Mendez | Leonard Garcia

Founder and head coach of the famed American Kickboxing Academy, mentor and close friend of Cain Velasquez, Javier Mendez returns to the show to preview the highly anticipated return of …read more

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Cain Velasquez’s future past Francis Ngannou depends on teammate Daniel Cormier

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Cain Velasquez can’t really plan his next steps after he fights Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC Phoenix on Sunday.
It’s not just that …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1: Velasquez vs. Ngannou live results, discussion, PBP

Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Phoenix, which is headlined by a heavyweight fight between the returning Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou. Join us today on Bloody Elbow …read more

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UFC Phoenix Video! Relive Cain Velasquez’s Storied MMA Career

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will be fighting for the first time in 31 months when he takes on Francis Ngannou later tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC …read more

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Daniel Cormier says to expect ‘vintage’ Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN

Given that it’s been 30 months since Cain Velasquez last competed, it’s understandable that one might be skeptical as to how the former UFC titleholder will perform this weekend.
It wasn’t …read more

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Cain Velasquez to WWE? It seems like a future possibility

Cain Velasquez, Daniel Cormier, their families, a few teammates and other UFC fighters and employees were sitting ringside at WWE Elimination Chamber last year in Las Vegas. They were there …read more

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UFC ‘Phoenix’ Clash: Velasquez Vs. Ngannou!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight powerhouses Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou will clash TONIGHT (Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 from inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 1 betting odds: Velasquez favored to finish Ngannou

Check out the betting odds for Sunday’s UFC on ESPN 1 card, where Cain Velasquez is favored over Francis N’Gannou in the main event. It’s fight day! UFC on ESPN …read more

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Coach explains what is motivating Cain Velasquez ahead of Francis Ngannou fight

On Sunday evening, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will return from a hiatus of almost three years to battle brick-fisted knockout artist Francis Ngannou.

Speaking on the UFC Unfiltered …read more

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VIDEO | Daniel Cormier previews Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou fight

On Sunday night, the UFC will makes its debut on ESPN with a stacked card from Phoenix, Arizona. This card will be headlined by a crucial heavyweight battle between two-time …read more

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Cain Velasquez’s road back to UFC title is unclear, but there are still asses to kick

Cain Velasquez is the best heavyweight of the last decade, an honorific that comes with a huge caveat: he hasn’t fought for a full quarter of that time period. For …read more

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Respect! McGregor ‘Very Excited’ For Kron Gracie’s UFC Debut

Even with Cain Velasquez set to return later tonight (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 from Phoenix, Arizona, a lot of fight fans are anticipating the Octagon …read more

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UFC Phoenix predictions

The UFC is about to make its debut on ESPN and that momentous occasion somehow feels like an afterthought compared to the return of Cain Velasquez.
Believe it, after 31 months …read more

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Coach: ‘Cain Velasquez Wants to Prove He Can Dominate Again’

Former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returns to the Octagon in the main event of the fight promotion’s debut on ESPN’s main cable network. The 36-year-old last fought in …read more

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UFC Phoenix: Pros predict Ngannou vs. Velasquez

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The return of Cain Velasquez is imminent.
On Sunday night, inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix, the former UFC champion will enter the Octagon after a …read more

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Watch UFC on ESPN 1: N’Gannou vs. Velasquez live stream online, fight time, TV schedule

The much anticipated first official ESPN card is here with Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou in the main event! Here are the ways in which you can watch Sunday’s UFC …read more

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How Hot Is The Heavyweight Fire?

“You never know how hot is the fire until you put your finger in it.” — Francis Ngannou Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, is making …read more

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Jon Jones: ‘My heavyweight days are inevitable’

Oh yeah, Jon Jones is talking about a heavyweight move again. Jon Jones is well aware of Cain Velasquez’s recent comments that he’d beat him.
Velasquez, who is set to fight …read more

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Gracie Looking To Fight ‘As Much As Possible’ After UFC On ESPN Debut

The long-awaited UFC on ESPN 1 card tomorrow night (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) from Phoenix, will feature a premier heavyweight showdown between Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou, but it will …read more

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UFC Phoenix weigh-in results: Three fighters miss weight

The octagon will return to the state of Arizona tomorrow night for UFC Phoenix, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez.

All 26 fighters participating at tomorrow …read more

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Daniel Cormier Previews UFC on ESPN Francis Ngannou vs Cain Velasquez Main Event

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UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier breaks down the main event match-up between Francis Ngannou and former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. The two headline Sunday’s fight card in …read more

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UFC Phoenix Weigh-in Results: Heavyweight Headliner Set, but Several Fighters Miss Weight

The UFC Fight Night on ESPN 1 heavyweight main event is set following Saturday official weigh-in, but several other fighters were off the mark.
Though Francis Ngannou and Cain Velasquez waited …read more

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UFC Phoenix Free Fight Video! Watch Velasquez Destroy Nogueira In Australia

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will return to action tomorrow night (Sun., Feb. 17, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 1 from inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, …read more

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Francis Ngannou: ‘I’m More Determined Than Ever’

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Francis Ngannou knows that everybody is anticipating the return of Cain Velasquez but is ready to shut the hype train down. Velasquez hasn’t fought since July 2016 but …read more

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Jon Jones to Cain Velasquez: “My Heavyweight Days are Inevitable”

Jon Jones was made aware of Cain Velasquez’s recent comments regarding a potential contest between the two, and he has issued a response. On Jon Jones’s Instagram, there is an …read more

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Jones Fires Shot At Cain: ‘I Feed Off Picograms Of Self-Doubt’

The war of words between Jon Jones and Cain Velasquez has officially begun.
In the lead up to his return to the Octagon this weekend against Francis Ngannou at UFC on …read more

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Watch the UFC on ESPN 1: Ngannou vs. Velasquez Weigh-in Live at 6:30 ET

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Watch the UFC Fight Night on ESPN: Ngannou vs Velasquez Ceremonial Weigh-in live on Saturday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returns to …read more

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‘Feeding off picograms’, Jon Jones responds to Cain Velasquez’ claims of being able to beat him

Having fought less than he would have preferred to in recent years, at the very end of 2018, Jon Jones returned to the UFC and reclaimed the light heavyweight title.

To …read more

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Jon Jones warns Cain Velasquez: 'I feed off picograms of self-doubt'

As far as UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is concerned, if Cain Velasquez wants to fight him some day, he better know – and not just think – that …read more

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Jon Jones responds to Cain Velasquez, says ‘my heavyweight days are inevitable’

Jon Jones admires Cain Velasquez’s chutzpah, but don’t think he’s giving the two-time UFC champion a chance to beat him just yet.
Velasquez, who makes his return to the Octagon this …read more

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Velasquez Will Retire If He’s Less Competitive At UFC On ESPN

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will return to the Octagon for the first time in well over two years this weekend at UFC on ESPN 1 as he takes …read more

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10 reasons to watch UFC on ESPN 1: The return of Cain Velasquez, for starters

The UFC brings its first main card to ESPN proper on Sunday with UFC on ESPN 1. In the main event, former two-time heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returns to action …read more

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Ngannou claims to be ‘well prepared’ for Velasquez’s wrestling

Francis Ngannou says he’s ready for Cain Velasquez’s wrestling when they fight at this weekend’s UFC on ESPN card. The last time Francis Ngannou fought a NCAA Division I wrestler, …read more

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