Cain Velasquez's Blogs

  • Saturday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Saturday



    3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Weigh-In
    UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Bader

    4:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

    5:00 a.m. ET Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 413 - Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten preview UFC FN: Bader vs Johnson; Sudanese 'Lost Boy' turned MMA fighter Kuchlong Kuchlong; Sage Northcutt prepares for his next UFC fight; highlights from around the globe.

    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC's Road to the Octagon
    Johnson vs. Bader - Six elite mixed martial artists from around the globe prepare body and mind for battle at UFC Fight Night.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Weigh-In
    UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Bader

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader - Travis Browne vs. Chad Griggs; Chan Sung Jung vs. Dustin Poirier.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Weigh-In
    UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Bader

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Prefight Show
    UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Bader

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Night
    Johnson vs. Bader – Prelims Masio Fullen vs. Alex Caceres; Alexander Yakovlev vs. George Sullivan; Wilson Reis vs. Dustin Ortiz; Kevin Casey vs. Rafael Natal; Diego Ferreira vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier; Jake Ellenberger vs. Tarec Saffiedine. From Newark, N.J.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Post-Fight Show
    UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Bader

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Knockouts of 2014 - The best finishes of 2014; featuring Mark Hunt, Donald Cerrone, Alistair Overeem, Dan Henderson and more.

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Best of the Lighter Weightclasses - Fight finishes from the flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight and lightweight divisions, including the best from superstars such as Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Donald Cerrone and more.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Post-Fight Show
    UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Bader

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  • Thursday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Thursday



    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC's Road to the Octagon
    Johnson vs. Bader - Six elite mixed martial artists from around the globe prepare body and mind for battle at UFC Fight Night.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Gustafsson vs. Johnson - Sam Sicilia vs. Akira Corassani; Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis; Gegard Mousasi vs. Dan Henderson; Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson. From Stockholm, Sweden.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: In the Clinch With... Matt Serra
    Former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Serra is joined by Ariel Helwani in his Long Island hometown to discuss career highlights, unexpected detours, and his life today.

    8:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader - Ali Bagautinov vs. Marcos Vinicius; Tor Troeng vs. Rafael Natal; Piotr Hallman vs. Francisco Trinaldo; Jussier Formiga vs. Joseph Benavidez; Jacare Souza vs. Yushin Okami; Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader. From Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC's Road to the Octagon
    Johnson vs. Bader - Six elite mixed martial artists from around the globe prepare body and mind for battle at UFC Fight Night.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Gustafsson vs. Johnson - Sam Sicilia vs. Akira Corassani; Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis; Gegard Mousasi vs. Dan Henderson; Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson. From Stockholm, Sweden.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    Upsets - Three of the most unexpected, most shocking upsets in MMA championship history. With Georges St.Pierre, Matt Hughes, B.J. Penn, T.J. Dillashaw and more.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC - Featuring Carlos Condit, Lyoto Machida, Rafael dos Anjos, Donald Cerrone and more.

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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

    9:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing
    Premier Boxing Champions - Undefeated Danny Garcia (31-0, 18 KOs) faces former three-division champion Robert Guerrero (33-3-1, 18 KOs). From STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia

    3:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC's Road to the Octagon
    Johnson vs. Bader - Six elite mixed martial artists from around the globe prepare body and mind for battle at UFC Fight Night.

    4:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Rising Stars - See the wild finishes that put up-and-coming fighters on the fast-track to becoming big stars. With Conor McGregor, Cat Zingano, Myles Jury, and more.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    Trilogy: Liddell vs. Couture - From May 14, 2014.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC's Road to the Octagon
    Johnson vs. Bader - Six elite mixed martial artists from around the globe prepare body and mind for battle at UFC Fight Night.

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: In the Clinch With... Matt Serra
    Former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Serra is joined by Ariel Helwani in his Long Island hometown to discuss career highlights, unexpected detours, and his life today.

    11:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Night
    Gustafsson vs. Johnson - Sam Sicilia vs. Akira Corassani; Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis; Gegard Mousasi vs. Dan Henderson; Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson. From Stockholm, Sweden.

    5:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC's Road to the Octagon
    Johnson vs. Bader - Six elite mixed martial artists from around the globe prepare body and mind for battle at UFC Fight Night.

    8:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor - Featherweight star Conor McGregor meets Californian Chad Mendes;' Robbie Lawler defends his welterweight belt against Canadian Rory MacDonald.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing
    Premier Boxing Champions - Undefeated Danny Garcia (31-0, 18 KOs) faces former three-division champion Robert Guerrero (33-3-1, 18 KOs). From STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Rising Stars - See the wild finishes that put up-and-coming fighters on the fast-track to becoming big stars. With Conor McGregor, Cat Zingano, Myles Jury, and more.

    6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: In the Clinch With... Matt Serra
    Former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Serra is joined by Ariel Helwani in his Long Island hometown to discuss career highlights, unexpected detours, and his life today.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC's Road to the Octagon
    Johnson vs. Bader - Six elite mixed martial artists from around the globe prepare body and mind for battle at UFC Fight Night.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Machida vs. Rockhold - Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida fight.

    8:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Velasquez/Allen/Evans

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia

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  • UFC Full Fight Download: Watch Cain Velasquez Destroy Brock Lesnar at UFC 121 By: Mike Fridley

    Watch Cain Velasquez clown Brock Lesnar at UFC 121.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sorts 1: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC - Featuring Carlos Condit, Lyoto Machida, Rafael dos Anjos, Donald Cerrone and more.

    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira - Jon Jones faces Brazilian bruiser Glover Teixeira, the most dangerous threat to his title to date. In the co-main event, Anthony Johnson returns to the Octagon against national wrestling champion Phil Davis.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 160: Cain Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Silva II From Las Vegas.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Dillashaw vs. Cruz – Prelims - Luke Sanders vs. Maximo Blanco, featherweight bout; Ed Herman vs. Tim Boetsch, light heavyweight bout; Chris Wade vs. Mairbek Taisumov, lightweight bout; Ben Saunders vs. Patrick Cote, welterweight bout. From Boston. (Card subject to change)

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Dillashaw vs. Cruz - Francisco Trinaldo vs. Ross Pearson, lightweight bout; Matt Mitrione vs. Travis Browne, heavyweight bout; Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis, lightweight bout; Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw, bantamweight title bout. From Boston.

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Training Day
    Serra-Longo Fight Team - Take a look inside the Serra-Longo Fight Team, an elite Long Island based MMA squad that's home to middleweight champion Chris Weidman and other top prospects.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC's Top 5 Greatest Fights
    Revisit the match-ups that made highlight reels and history in a count down of the five best bouts.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Submissions
    The best submissions by UFC superstars.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sorts 1: In the Clinch With... Matt Serra
    Former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Serra is joined by Ariel Helwani in his Long Island hometown to discuss career highlights, unexpected detours, and his life today.

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing
    Jamal James vs. Javier Molina From Los Angeles, CA.

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  • David Haye: Tyson Fury has Zero Chance Against Cain Velasquez

    Whoa TV catches up with David Haye.

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  • Sunday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Sunday



    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    B.J. Penn - UFC Hall of Famer, B.J. Penn discusses his legendary MMA career, the current state of the UFC, and life after fighting.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Team AKA - Fights from some of the biggest stars who train at San Jose's American Kickboxing Academy. Featuring Cain Velasquez, Daniel Cormier, Josh Thomson and Luke Rockhold.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber - Prelims
    Kevin Lee vs. Al Iaquinta; Tom Watson vs. Nick Catone; Danny Martinez vs. Chris Cariaso; Alan Patrick vs. John Makdessi. From Newark, N.J.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    B.J. Penn - UFC Hall of Famer, B.J. Penn discusses his legendary MMA career, the current state of the UFC, and life after fighting.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    Before They Were Champs

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    B.J. Penn - UFC Hall of Famer, B.J. Penn discusses his legendary MMA career, the current state of the UFC, and life after fighting.

    5:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Knockouts of 2014 - The best finishes of 2014; featuring Mark Hunt, Donald Cerrone, Alistair Overeem, Dan Henderson and more.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Mental Breakdown - Two members of Team Faber come face to face in a drunken confrontation at the house. An explosive and highly anticipated American fighter steps into the octagon to face off against a very tough European opponent in the sixth preliminary fight.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Heart Is Not Enough - The seventh preliminary fight pits a hard-hitting striker from Team McGregor against an American brawler. Then, two more warriors step into the octagon for the eighth preliminary fight.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Bullseye - McGregor and Faber face off in the coaches' challenge. An American fighter gets ready to take on one of the most experienced European fighters in the ninth and final preliminary fight. Conor and Urijah argue over the quarterfinal matchups.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Nice and Flowy - An unexpected turn of events brings a fighter back into the competition. A European powerhouse goes head to head with a Team Faber fighter in the first quarterfinal, and two experienced fighters face off in a match of strength vs. technique.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Nice and Flowy - An unexpected turn of events brings a fighter back into the competition. A European powerhouse goes head to head with a Team Faber fighter in the first quarterfinal, and two experienced fighters face off in a match of strength vs. technique.

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  • Saturday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Saturday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of WEC
    Future Stars of the UFC

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of WEC
    Future Stars of the UFC

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Aldo vs. Mendes 2

    4:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    B.J. Penn - UFC Hall of Famer, B.J. Penn discusses his legendary MMA career, the current state of the UFC, and life after fighting.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Cormier / VanZant / Edgar - Daniel Cormier's first person account of his epic UFC 192; 21 year old strawweight sensation Paige VanZant; Frankie Edgar's live Octagonside account.

    7:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    B.J. Penn - UFC Hall of Famer, B.J. Penn discusses his legendary MMA career, the current state of the UFC, and life after fighting.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum - The long-awaited UFC heavyweight title fight between champion Cain Velasquez and interim titleholder Fabricio Werdum.

    1:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    Before They Were Champs

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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum

    4:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Rogue Wave - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    7:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Cormier / VanZant / Edgar - Daniel Cormier's first person account of his epic UFC 192; 21 year old strawweight sensation Paige VanZant; Frankie Edgar's live Octagonside account.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Team AKA - Fights from some of the biggest stars who train at San Jose's American Kickboxing Academy. Featuring Cain Velasquez, Daniel Cormier, Josh Thomson and Luke Rockhold.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Bullseye - McGregor and Faber face off in the coaches' challenge. An American fighter gets ready to take on one of the most experienced European fighters in the ninth and final preliminary fight. Conor and Urijah argue over the quarterfinal matchups.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Cormier / VanZant / Edgar - Daniel Cormier's first person account of his epic UFC 192; 21 year old strawweight sensation Paige VanZant; Frankie Edgar's live Octagonside account.

    1:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Machida vs. Rockhold - Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida fight.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Best of WEC
    Future Stars of the UFC

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    Before They Were Champs

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Bullseye - McGregor and Faber face off in the coaches' challenge. An American fighter gets ready to take on one of the most experienced European fighters in the ninth and final preliminary fight. Conor and Urijah argue over the quarterfinal matchups.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Nice and Flowy

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