Cain Velasquez returns, will face Francis Ngannou at UFC Fight Night in Phoenix

Cain Velasquez is scheduled to return to the octagon. Brett Okamoto of ESPN reported that Dana White confirmed earlier reports of a heavyweight battle between Velasquez and Francis Ngannou. This fight is expected to headline the UFC Fight Night event…

The Story of Cain Velasquez: Has ‘Sea Level Cain’ been stunted by greatness?

Before Stipe Miocic defined the new breed of heavyweight within the UFC, Cain Velasquez was the end-all, be-all in the division. A well-oiled machine with a gas tank certified by the CSA, Velasquez made a name for himself doing what…

Is Cain Velasquez a lost love, or a disappointing ex-boyfriend?

Cain Velasquez casts a penumbra over the UFC heavyweight division.  With a 14-2 record and two heavyweight title wins and defenses, he’s unquestionably one of the greats. For a long time, he was the mythical creature all heavyweights compared themselves…

Cain Velasquez was the worst thing to happen to Daniel Cormier

It’s weird to think that Cain Velasquez somehow “thwarted” Daniel Cormier. They are teammates and friends after all. But people tend to forget that when the UFC absorbed the Strikeforce roster, Cormier had won the heavyweight grand prix. He was 2-0…