cain velasquez

February 18th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin recap UFC Phoenix and answer all of your MMA questions. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for anything your purchase during…

December 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum rematch pulled from UFC 207  Ariel Helwani confirmed Saturday that the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has pulled Cain Velasquez from his rematch against Fabricio Werdum this Friday. The news comes just a week after the former UFC heavyweight champion Velasquez told ESPN.com that he’s been using cannabidiol oil for pain due to…

December 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum heavyweight matchup at UFC 207. Click below to see who picked who. Ian McCall – UFC flyweight – 00:00:09 Mike ‘Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC 185lb champion – 00:00:38 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:01:14 Rob Font – UFC bantamweight – 00:01:26 Kurt Holobaugh – Titan FC lightweight…

December 17th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The latter half of 2016 has seen the UFC put together some impressive cards. From the Conor McGregor/Nate Diaz rematch at UFC 202, to the debut of the Octagon in Madison Square Garden at UFC 205. Even last weekend’s UFC 206 card, which paled in comparison to some others, resulted in perhaps the most entertaining…

September 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero, Liz Carmouche vs. Katlyn Chookagian set for UFC 205 in New York City MMAJunkie reported on Thursday that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will take on Yoel Romeo at UFC 205. Weidman (13-1) lost his title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 in December which snapped a 13-fight unbeaten streak. He…

July 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 200 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

March 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall scheduled for UFC 198 Per MMA Fighting, Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall middleweight bout is being targeted for UFC 198 in Brazil. Silva (33-7, 1 NC) is coming off somewhat of a controversial unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 84 last month. Prior to that Silva had beaten Nick Diaz…

February 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

It was confirmed today via Yahoo! Sports (first reported by Sherdog.com) that Stipe Miocic will be fighting heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 on May 14th in Brazil. Miocic (14-2) was initially slated to replace an injured Cain Velasquez against Werdum at UFC 196  (renamed later to UFC Fight Night 82) on Feb. 6th, however the…

January 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic now faces Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 196 Cain Velasquez has been snakebit yet again as the former heavyweight champ is off UFC 196 due to a back injury. UFC officials today Sunday that Stipe Miocic will now be facing current heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 196 instead. Miocic (14-2) is coming off a…

January 20th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 196: Werdum vs. Velasquez 2 Date: February 6th, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum For years best known as the man who defeated Fedor Emelianenko to end his remarkable winning streak, Fabricio Werdum has reached new highs in his MMA career since returning…

January 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic will get the next UFC heavyweight title shot After heavyweight Stipe Miocic knocked out Andrei Arlovski in the first round Saturday night at UFC 195, UFC President Dana White announced that the Ohio based fighter will get the next heavyweight title shot. “Who the hell was going to say no to him?” White…

December 11th, 2015
James Lynch

ONE Championship’s Yang Jian Bing dies after weight cut Horrible news out of the Philippines that 21-year old flyweight fighter Yang Jian Bing has died after his weight cut for today’s ONE Championship: Spirit of Champions event. ONE Championship confirmed the news this morning in an official statement but didn’t make mention of his weight cut. “The ONE…

September 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s heavyweight division is stuck once again, and this time Cain Velasquez isn’t the culprit. The oft-injured former champ is still slated to rematch Fabricio Werdum in an attempt to regain his title, but Werdum has told Dana White that he won’t be ready to fight until March. There has been no reason given…

August 17th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Event: TBA Date: TBA Location: TBA Venue: TBA Broadcast: TBA UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum Since June of 2010, Fabricio Werdum has been best known as the first man to legitimately defeat Fedor Emelianenko. His second run in the UFC may have changed that perception however. He has gone 6-0 since returning to the Octagon…

August 16th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has two pivotal heavyweight bouts scheduled for later this year and potentially early 2016. The UFC Heavyweight title will be on the line at a yet to be determined date, time and location as champion Fabricio Werdum defends his title against challenger and former champion Cain Velasquez. Werdum submitted Velasquez to…

August 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

No rest for the wear as UFC announced several huge match-ups for upcoming events, including heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum’s first official title defense, and he’ll have a familiar foe: Fabricio Werdum vs Cain Velasquez 2, TBA While the official location and date haven’t been announced, Werdum will rematch former champion Cain Velasquez, who he dethroned this…

June 19th, 2015
James Lynch

Former WWE star Daniel Puder is one of the few professional wrestlers who successfully made the transition to MMA, going a perfect 8-0 in his career. The 33-year old retired from the sport in 2011 and shifted his focus to helping others. The Strikeforce veteran spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 109 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” and discussed a…

June 16th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming  UFC Fight Night 69 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

June 15th, 2015
Adam Martin.

I was pretty excited going into UFC 188, and overall the card lived up to my expectations, although I still feel like it could have been better had a certain few fighters chosen to engage more instead of stinking up the joint. The card started off on Fight Pass with a well-matched featherweight bout between…

June 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the UFC 188 prop bets that cashed big for bettors. To bet on props like these in the future, go to the ‘Props’ section under ‘Fighting’ at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Fabricio Werdum wins by submission (+700)/Werdum wins in round 3 (+1800) In one of the biggest upsets in UFC heavyweight…

June 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 188. The Surprises Fabricio Werdum — Very few people were giving Werdum any credit heading into his fight against Cain Velasquez, but once again he proved why MMA is the best sport in the world as he dominated the champ and finished…

June 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s second card in Mexico City brought a very different feel from it’s debut, but in the end the same man had his hand raised and a belt wrapped around his waist. Fabricio Werdum went into the title unification bout against Cain Velasquez as a nearly 4-to-1 underdog, but quickly proved that he belonged…

June 14th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 109 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First Bellator MMA commentator Jimmy Smith joins the show to preview Bellator 138. Then we’re joined by former WWE star and MMA fighter Daniel Puder talk all about “My Life, My Power.” Finally we welcome ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui…

June 13th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

his column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 188. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira – UFC 110 Upcoming Bout: Cain Velasquez vs….

June 12th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics It’s a long-delayed title matchup a year in the making. An extended Ultimate Fighter coaching build-up and then an injury that forced Cain Velasquez from his first matchup with Fabricio Werdum means Velasquez has now been out of the cage for 602 days. The mulligan at the UFC’s Mexican debut saw Werdum knock…

June 11th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With a full crew once again, this episode of The MMA Analysis tackles UFC 188, featuring a UFC heavyweight title headliner. Even with the sad news that the opening bout of the card, featuring a legendary web presence of the early 2000s has been cancelled, your four hosts give their unique brand of entertaining breakdowns…

June 10th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 188 is a five-round title unification bout between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Velasquez is a -485 favorite (bet $485 to win $100) while Werdum is a +385 underdog (bet $100 to win $385)….

June 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes and Kountermove. Our UFC 188 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

June 7th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With all of the hype surrounding both UFC 187 and UFC 189, the return of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has somehow flown under the radar. The two-time champion will be unifying his belt with the interim title held by Fabricio Werdum in the main event of UFC 188. Velasquez, fighting for the first time…

February 25th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC has revealed the first five bouts for the UFC 188 card, which takes place June 13 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on the five announced fights. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum The main event is a five-round title fight…

January 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 188: VELASQUEZ VS. WERDUM Date: June 13, 2015 Location: Mexico City, Mexico Venue: Arena Ciudad de Mexico Broadcast: PPV UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez Cain Velasquez (13-1) rebounded from his first career loss to Junior dos Santos at UFC on FOX 1 by registering a first-round TKO of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 146 and he…

October 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt Date: November 15, 2014 Location: Mexico City, Mexico Venue: Arena Ciudad de México Broadcast: PPV UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1) is probably best known as the man who ended the 28-fight unbeaten streak of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko with an incredible triangle choke submission upset back in 2014. Werdum’s foray…

October 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

Once again, a UFC champion is injured and out of their title fight. This time it’s UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who injured his knee in training. Velasquez was forced to pull out of his scheduled UFC 180 main event title defence against top contender Fabricio Werdum, and now Werdum will take on Mark Hunt…

August 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) yesterday announced four new bouts for the upcoming UFC 180 card in Mexico, and all of the newly-announced fights are very exciting on paper. Here they are: Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin Gastelum The best fight announced is a welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Kelvin Gastelum. Ellenberger has lost two in…

May 28th, 2014
Miguel

UFC recently announced the cast for the Latin American version of their reality series The Ultimate Fighter, and anyone who follows the MMA game in Latin America and looks at the roster can see that a lot of talent got overlooked. The coaches, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum bring a lot of intrigue, as they…

April 20th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 49 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bloody Elbow’s Karim Zidan (@ZidanSports) to recap all the action this week in combat sports. As well MFC President Mark Pavelich (@MarkPavelich) previews MFC 40 and has an interesting take on his fighter contracts. Finally RFA matchmaker Scott Cutbirth (@RFACutbirth) closes out the…

February 4th, 2014
Miguel

Saturday night’s (Feb. 1, 2014) UFC 169 event featured a heavyweight bout between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem that saw Overeem pound Mir over the course of three rounds to earn the victory.  This was a battle of two fighters heading in different directions in the rankings, with Overeem getting back on track and Mir…

January 6th, 2014
Miguel

With his UFC 168 victory over veteran star Josh Barnett, Travis Browne sent a message to the UFC’s Heavyweight division that he was ready to assume the mantle of number one contender. Browne took just one minute to elbow Barnett into oblivion as the ‘Warmaster’ looked to clinch early in the fight. Barnett was a…

December 2nd, 2013
Miguel

Last week, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones revealed one of his goals for 2014, and that was to make a permanent step up to Heavyweight and take on Cain Velasquez. Even for Jones, whose dominance of his weight class has given him a lot of confidence, this was a bold statement. Jones’ match with…

November 6th, 2013
Adam Martin.

According to Mexican website La Aficion, UFC 172 will take place either April 19 or 26 in Mexico City, Mexico, and the main event of the evening will be a heavyweight title bout between champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The UFC is expected to make the official announcement in the coming weeks, and according to…

October 21st, 2013
Adam Martin.

It’s been two days now since UFC 166, and even two days later I still think it was one of the very best fight cards of the entire year, if not the best. It was also a big money-making opportunity, especially when it came to prop bets. Here’s a list of five crazy UFC 166 prop bets…

October 20th, 2013
Miguel

Last night (Oct. 19, 2013) at the UFC 166, Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez consolidated his grip on the belt by finishing Junior Dos Santos in the fifth round. For Velasquez, it was another dominant win, as Dos Santos was not able to mount much offense after shaking Velasquez up with punches in the first round….

October 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 166 took place tonight at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, and it turned out to be one of the best cards of the year with a number of exciting fights and knockout finishes. Overall, 11 betting favorites won while just two underdogs hit. Here’s a betting recap of UFC 166 based on the closing odds…

October 19th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 166 Date: Octber 19, 2013 Arena: Toyota Center City: Houston TX Heavyweight title bout: Cain Velasquez (-190) vs Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos (+165) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 166 will be a rubber match between two of the baddest men in the world, when Champion Cain Velasquez defends his title against the…

October 18th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 166 October 19, 2013 Heavyweight Championship: Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It’s a trilogy fight that people actually want to see, and a fitting matchup between the two most dominant men in the heavyweight division. The score is tied between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos…

October 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 166 Toyota Center: Houston, Texas, USA Saturday, October 19, 2013 UFC heavyweight championship bout (five rounds): Cain Velasquez (-200) vs. Junior dos Santos (+170) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC 166 is a five-round fight for the UFC heavyweight championship between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos. Velasquez is a -200 favorite (bet $200 to…

October 18th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brian Hemminger were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 166 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and MMAOddsbreaker managing editor joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Heavyweight Title Bout (c) Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Heavyweight Bout…

October 18th, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Cain Velasquez vs Junior dos Santos Heavyweight title match-up at UFC 166. To gain access to Luca’s Premium picks and the full MMA Oddscast with MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, click here.

October 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This weekend Houston, Texas will play host to one of the best events the UFC has put on all year. UFC 166 features top level talent all through the main card and preliminary fights, and is topped off by the trilogy fight between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former champ Junior dos Santos. While the…

October 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s high profile fall schedule keeps moving along as UFC 166 features a Heavyweight Title main event. After meeting for the first time less than two years ago, fans will be treated to the trilogy match between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos in Houston, Texas. The dominance of these two men over the…

July 29th, 2013
Miguel

This week, the UFC started to announce the supporting matches for the UFC 166 card scheduled for October 19th in Houston, Texas. The main event of Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 has been set for a while, and that Heavyweight title bout sits with Velasquez at (-215) with the comeback on Junior at…

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