Why is Cain Velasquez getting an immediate rematch against Fabricio Werdum?

News broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will get an immediate title shot against the man than ran through him like a hot knife through butter earlier this year. UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will have to defend his title against the man he took it from according to a report by Ariel … Read more

Augusto Montano has been suspended

Augusto Montano (15-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has officially been suspended for a full year by the UFC following a failed drug test for UFC 188. He tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. The UFC issued an official statement on the matter. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal … Read more

Gilbert Melendez: Accepting responsibility without accepting responsibility

Having fought at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez was scheduled to make a quick return and fight on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 71 card on July 15. Plans changed when it was revealed that Melendez tested positive for a banned substance following his UFC 188 performance and that he had been suspended for one year. … Read more

Eddie Alvarez responds to Gilbert Melendez’s failed UFC 188 drug test

The MMA world was shocked to learn on Monday that top ranked UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez had failed a drug test and had been suspended for one year. Melendez tested positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites” which means he allegedly had testosterone in his body that did not originate there. Melendez failed his post-fight urinalysis … Read more

Gilbert Melendez suspended one year after failing UFC 188 drug test

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and current number five ranked 155-pounder in the UFC, Gilbert Melendez, has tested positive for banned substances. Melendez failed his UFC 188 post-fight urinalysis after dropping a split decision to Eddie Alvarez last month in Mexico. The UFC has released the following statement which includes a quote from Melendez: Following his … Read more

Watch the UFC 188 post-fight press conference live stream

We have a new UFC heavyweight champion after Fabricio Werdum submitted Cain Velasquez in the third round at UFC 188. Told you so. Eddie Alvarez pulled the upset on Gilbert Melendez in the co-headliner and it was a great night of action. Now tune into the UFC 188 post-fight press conference to hear from the night’s … Read more

UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum live results and round-by-round updates

UFC 188 takes place this evening from Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City and is headlined with a heavyweight title unification bout between champion Cain Velasquez and interim champ Fabricio Werdum. This is Cain’s first fight back in two years while Werdum has been climbing the ranks. Will there be an upset in Mexico City tonight? Stick … Read more

UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum prop bets and fight odds

With UFC 188 taking place Saturday in Mexico City there are plenty of chances to earn some coin if you’re in the betting mood. Here are a couple straight bets you may want to consider taking a chance on to cash in. Werdum over Velasquez. There are several reasons, including Cain Velasquez’s long layoff, on why Fabricio Werdum … Read more

Watch today’s UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum weigh-ins live stream 7 p.m. ET

Cain Velasquez

Today’s UFC 188 weigh-ins will kick off at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT from Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, the same venue hosting Saturday’s PPV card headlined with a heavyweight title unification bout between champion Cain Velasquez and interim champ Fabricio Werdum. Here’s the full line-up for UFC 188: Main Card Heavyweight Cain … Read more

PMN Radio with Nate ‘The Train’ Landwehr, UFC 188 preview goes live at 10 p.m. ET

Check Out MMA Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with PMN Radio Network on BlogTalkRadio PMN Radio goes live tonight at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with special guest Nate “The Train” Landwehr who returns to the cage this weekend at BMF Invitational VI in Clarksville, Tenn. We’ll talk with The Train about his opponent and preparation … Read more