New Fighter, Champion in Mexico City (UFC 180 Review)

The heavyweight division is one of the most popular in the UFC as it marks the biggest and strongest fighters in the UFC. The champion of the heavyweight division is always a superstar and that is true of Cain Velasquez. The only problem is that Velasquez has not fought since November 2013. A brief break and a series of injuries have kept the champion out of fights and have kept him on the sidelines and unable to defend his belt. The At UFC 180 Velasquez was finally supposed to return to the octagon where he would try to defend his belt against Fabricio Werdum in his father’s home country.

UFC 180 Preview

Another fight card has been changed by injury and as disappointing as it is for another new home of the UFC it has created another interesting fight. The UFC will go to Mexico for the first time ever as Mexico City hosts UFC 180. When the show was created there was a clear plan, as with any other new country, to feature big fighters from Mexico or with Mexican heritage. That was the idea when the UFC put Cain Velasquez on the card to defend his heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum.

Night of Contenders in Orlando (UFC on Fox 11 Review)

The UFC would travel to Orlando for the first time ever and as is usual with a new city the UFC would put on a great card. The UFC on Fox 11 would see a number of contender fights that would go a long way to determining the next challengers for a number of different weight classes. It was an important time for a lot of fighters on the card and that included the two men in the main event. Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum would face off for the #1 contender spot in the always competitive heavyweight division.

UFC on Fox 11 Preview

In Combat sports the heavyweight division has always been the division with the most glory as champions become sports legends. Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, and numbers more where always considered the best fighters in the world. They are considered some of the most exciting fighters as all of them have the ability to achieve the one thing that makes fans cheer more than anything. The Knockout is the most exciting part of combat sports and although MMA is a mix of great techniques with great submissions being appreciated by many fans the KO is the one thing that no fan can avoid getting excited about.

Appropriate Place for the Record (UFC on Fuel TV 10 Review)

The UFC would not wait too long to go back to one of the biggest fan bases in Mixed Martial Arts. They would return to Brazil for the second time in three weeks and this time it would be the finale of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 2. They would determine the next star to come out of a country that has produced so many of the top fighters in the UFC.

UFC on Fuel TV 10 Preview

Yet another version of The Ultimate Fighter will wrap up this weekend at UFC on Fuel TV 10 with TUF Brazil 2 wrapping up in Fortaleza, Brazil. The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 2 has continued the long legacy of The Ultimate Fighter and has once again brought a new stable of Brazilian fighters to the UFC. More than that though, it would pit two legendary Brazilians against each other as coaches.

The 4 Year Domination Ends, For Now (UFC 143)

Georges St. Pierre had become one of those fighters in the UFC, the fighter that cleans out a division and has few challengers. There are only a few of these fighters in the UFC as Anderson Silva is a perfect example after he has cleared out the middleweight division.

What 2 Watch (Feb. 3-5)

February has started meaning the end of the fall sports season and the beginning of the end of the winter sports season. The Fall sports will officially end with the biggest game in sports the Super Bowl this Sunday as the Giants and Patriots face off for the Lombardi Trophy. Meanwhile winter sports are through their halfway point including the NHL.

UFC 143 Preview

It has been a very strange few months for the top of the welterweight division as there have been almost a number of different matchups. It all started at UFC 137 last October when Nick Diaz would make his debut in the UFC against welterweight champions Georges St. Pierre. Except that is not what happened as Diaz had his title shot pulled due to his absence at two press conferences leading up to the fight.

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