Former UFC heavyweight champion and Joe Rogan’s GOAT Cain Velasquez returns to action for UFC on ESPN 1 on Sunday. He faces power puncher Francis Ngannou in a main event that should be a firefight. Velasquez has been out of action since mid 2016 and a lot of questions about recovery and ring rust will be answered. Check out the footage of him during the open workouts and let us know – has he lost a step?
Dana White once was in love with how hard Francis Ngannou hit people. Since then he has soured a bit and so have a lot of others. One person who was never impressed it would seem is his opponent for Sunday’s UFC on ESPN 1, Cain Velasquez. The former heavyweight champion scoffed at Dana White’s comparison of Francis’s punching power to getting hit by a Ford Escort. Check out what he said and laugh with us.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has his hands full this weekend when he returns to the octagon for the first time in over two years to face the number three ranked Francis Ngannou at UFC on ESPN 1 in Phoenix. Injuries have kept the former champion sidelined and his teammate Daniel Cormier in the … Read more
Cain Velasquez’s name made the media rounds recently when it was announced he was returning in February to face power puncher Francis Ngannou. There’s no such thing as a warm up fight for a former heavyweight champ and it seems Cain doesn’t mind that at all. In fact he seems more than fine with it … Read more
Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was taken down by the injury bug and then just faded away for a while. No one was sure when or in some cases if he would come back to the UFC. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the good news about Cain’s return on Twitter. Francis Ngannou is a monster of … Read more
MMA Junkie reported the UFC Beijing Reebok payouts that totaled a meager $114K for the entire card. The main event was Francis Ngannou vs Curtis Blaydes and each of those MAIN EVENT fighters got just $5K each from Reebok. I cannot name one decently skilled UFC fighter who wouldn’t privately tell you they are losing … Read more
Heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in Beijing, China on Saturday. In their first go round in 2016 Ngannou came out on top via TKO albeit by doctor stoppage. Since then Blaydes has gone 5-0-1 ending that run with an impressive TKO over Alistair Overeem. Ngannou on the other hand is on a 2 fight skid and looking to reestablish himself in the title picture.
UFC Fight Night 141 also known as UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Ngannou 2 goes down on November 25, 2018 in Beijing, China. The odds for the main event rematch between heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Francis Ngannou have changed slightly according to oddsshark.com. The odds makers still have Ngannou as the underdog but his … Read more
The first bout between Curtis Blaydes and Francis Ngannou ended with a doctor stoppage giving Ngannou a TKO victory. When it was announced that they would rematch at UFC Fight Night 141 in the main event most assumed that Francis would be the odds on favorite. We were all wrong and we invite you to … Read more
Dana White can be brutal at times. If you perform sub par in the UFC he is going to let you and everyone else know about it. Whether it be Demian Maia vs Anderson Silva who were both verbally destroyed for their lackluster UFC 112 main event or Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis under performing … Read more