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Velasquez Retains Title At UFC 160

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Cain Velasquez retained his UFC Heavyweight title in devastating fashion defeating Antonio ‘Big Foot’ Silva in the first round.

Velasquez dominated the fight and made quick work of ‘Big Foot’ when referee Mario Yamasaki stopped the fight after one minute and twenty one seconds.  Following the fight Silva called for the referee to be punished as he believes that the fight was called to early.

He said: “”I do agree the fight was stopped too early.  My way of thinking is that the same that applies to athletes who are penalized when they do something wrong or illegal, should also apply to referees when they do something wrong. They, too, should be penalized.” Continue reading

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Velasquez And Silva Ready For Rematch At UFC 160

ufcThe UFC returns to Las Vegas this weekend when Cain Velasquez hopes to defend his heavyweight title against Antonio ‘Big Foot’ Silva at UFC 160.

This is the second encounter between the two with Velasquez dominating Silva in their previous encounter which he won due to TKO in the first round at UFC 146.  Since then Big Foot knocked out Alistair Overeem in February at UFC 156 in one of the biggest upsets of the year so far. Continue reading

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