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Fight Path: Cain Velasquez replacement Todd Schmauss followed fellow wrestlers to MMA
September 07, 2012 (18:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
About three years ago, Todd Schmauss was working through life as a personal trainer and volunteer assistant wrestling coach.
With a history in wrestling stretching back to his well-known hometown, Schmauss always had confidence when he was competing, and he felt he could keep up with almost anyone.
So, it struck him when he began to notice some MMA coverage of an old college teammate, Joe Vedepo, who already had made two UFC appearances in 2009.
UFC boss: Junior Dos Santos-Cain Velasquez II targeted for Dec. 29 card in Vegas
August 12, 2012 (09:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
DENVER -Junior Dos Santos may have a bigger bone to pick with Alistair Overeem than with Cain Velasquez, but that will have to wait.
Dos Santos, the UFC's heavyweight champion, is expected to next defend his title Dec. 29 at the promotion's year-end pay-per-view in Las Vegas. UFC President Dana White late Saturday confirmed the planned matchup following the post-event news conference for UFC 150 in Denver.
While the UFC's traditional year-end show has not yet been announced, the heavyweight title tilt will headline what is likely to be UFC 155 at either the MGM Grand Garden Arena or Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Velasquez thinks UFC champ Dos Santos getting caught up in Overeem's trash talk
August 08, 2012 (15:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Cain Velasquez thinks UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is getting too caught up in Alistair Overeem's trash talk and should focus on other things - like fighting him.
"As a champion, you really can't pick and choose who you fight," Velasquez told MMAjunkie.com. "You're supposed to fight the No. 1 contender."
Velasquez and his camp now wait to hear from the UFC on whether he'll fight Dos Santos, as he was earlier told.
Junior Dos Santos tells UFC he prefers Alistair Overeem over Cain Velasquez
August 05, 2012 (07:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LOS ANGELES - If Junior Dos Santos has his way, he'll face Alistair Overeem before Cain Velasquez.
UFC President Dana White today revealed that at a recent meeting, Dos Santos informed him that he would prefer to face Alistair Overeem rather than Velasquez.
"I sat down with Junior Dos Santos," White said. "He said,
'I have nothing but respect for Cain Velasquez. I like him as a person
and as a fighter, and I think he deserves the shot at the title. But I
do not want to fight him.'"
MMA Headlines June 11 - GSP vs. Condit Targeted for UFC 154
June 11, 2012 (19:15) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
Headlines making news around the mixed martial arts world...-Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit, Johny Hendricks vs. Martin Kampmann targeted for UFC 154 in Montreal (Credit: MMAJunkie.com)-Famed strength, conditioning and nutririon coach Billy Rush died on June 6, he was 37 years old (Credit: The Underground)-UFC on FX 3 bonuses: Mike Pyle, Erick Silva, Eddie Wineland and Scott Jorgensen earn $40,000 bonuses (Credit: MMAJunkie.com)-Jose Aldo out of UFC 149; Faber vs. Barao new main event in Calgary (Credit: FightNetwork.com)-Junior Dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez 2, BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald targeted for UFC 152 in Toronto (Credit: MMAFighting.com) More...
Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II & McDonald vs. Penn announced for UFC 152
June 10, 2012 (23:00) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
UFC 152 is already shaping up to be a stellar card as Dana White confirmed, at the UFC on FX 3 post fight press conference, that two high profile fights are close to being finalised. White indicated that we are likely to see a heavyweight title rematch between champion Junior Dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez [...]
Junior Dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez II targeted for UFC 152 headliner
June 09, 2012 (06:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
SUNRISE, Fla. - If all goes well, UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos will defend his title against Cain Velasquez in Toronto.
Following Friday's UFC on FX 3 post-event press conference, UFC president Dana White said the company's current plans call for Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II to server as the headlining matchup of UFC 152.
UFC 152 takes place Sept. 22 at Air Canada Centre. Earlier Friday night, White also revealed Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn will likely take place at UFC 152.
UFC 146 medical suspensions: Velasequez draws possible six-month term for left hand
May 30, 2012 (00:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Daniel Cormier isn't the only one with a hurting hand.
American Kickboxing Academy teammate Cain Velasquez, who earned a
dominant first-round TKO over Antonio Silva at this past Saturday's UFC
146, needs an X-ray of his left hand. If broken, he could be out until
MMAjunkie.com received a list of medical suspensions following UFC 146 from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
UFC 146 salaries: Dos Santos, Mir and Velasquez lead $1.2 million payroll
May 29, 2012 (17:50) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Headliners Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir, as well as co-main-event winner Cain Velasquez, each earned disclosed paydays of $200,000 and were the top earners at this past weekend's UFC 146 event.
MMAjunkie.com today obtained the salary information from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
The total disclosed payday for the May 26 event was $1,233,000.
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