Tag Archives: Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez vs. “Minotauro” Nogueira Possible For UFC 108

Tatame is reporting that a heavyweight clash between Cain Velasquez and Anotnio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira could take place at UFC 108 on January 2nd.  Nogueira, the former PRIDE and UFC champion is coming off of a very impressive win over … Continue reading

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The Fix For UFC 106

There is no doubt that UFC 106 will not have the same drawing power it did prior to Lesnar pulling out of the event.  Love him or hate him Brock is a huge draw.  The UFC has a solution and … Continue reading

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UFC 104 Winners and Losers

Winners Mauricio “Shogun” Rua – Kind of strange that Shogun technically lost the fight with Machida, but he walks away the biggest winer of the night.  He won because he actually won the fight.  He won because he showed that … Continue reading

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Nogueira to Face the Winner of Carwin vs. Lesnar

Inside Fights has confirmed a Wrestling Observer Newsletter report that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will face the winner of the Nov. 21 Brock Lesnar/Shane Carwin fight. It seems logical that Nogueira would get thenext title shot though he has only a … Continue reading

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Who Are the UFC’s Next Number One Contenders

Diego Sanchez, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, and Shane Carwin are currently number one contenders in their respective weight classes. Who are the next title shots going to after these guys and in the other divisions? Lightweight Diego Sanchez currently is set … Continue reading

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UFC Heavyweight Rankings

UFC Heavyweight Rankings Rank Name Next Fight 1 Brock Lesnar Shane Carwin (UFC 106 – November 21) 2 Shane Carwin Brock Lesnar (UFC 106 – November 21) 3 Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Unknown 4 Cain Velasquez Ben Rothwell (UFC 104 – … Continue reading

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MMA Planet Pound For Pound Rankings

Pound For Pound Rankings – Top 50 Rank Name Affiliation Weight Class 1 Anderson Silva UFC 185 Lbs. 2 Georges St. Pierre UFC 170 Lbs. 3 Fedor Emelianenko Affliction Heavyweight 4 Miguel Torres WEC 135 Lbs. 5 Lyoto Machida UFC … Continue reading

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Shane Carwin vs. Cain Velasquez at UFC 104

Shane Carwin spilled the beans on his Twitter account that he would be fighting Cain Velaquez at UFC 104 in October. The bout had been rumored for a while, but many expected it to take place at UFC 103.  There … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Awards: Fighter of the Half-Year

Lyoto Machida – He is 2-0 in 2009 with 2 huge wins.  Obviously, he becomes a fighter of the year candidate for earning the belt, but perhaps the argument for Machida for fighter of the half year of 2009 cannot … Continue reading

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MMA Rankings: Heavyweights

New MMAPlanet Heavyweight Rankings: Heavyweight 1. Fedor Emelianenko 2. Josh Barnett 3.  Brock Lesnar 4. Frank Mir 5. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 6. Randy Couture 7. Shane Carwin 8. Cain Velasquez 9. Andrei Arlovski 10. Alistair Overeem 11. Cheick Kongo 12. … Continue reading

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