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UFC Official Statement: 207 Will Proceed with 10 Bouts. (No Werdum Fight Replacement)

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  1. Peteyandjia Saku Spring Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    http://m.ufc.com/news/UFC-Statement-on-Cain-Velasquez-122416


    "Saturday afternoon, the UFC was informed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Cain Velasquez is unfit to fight. As a result, the former two-time heavyweight champion has been removed from his Dec. 30 bout against Fabricio Werdum at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

    UFC 207, which is headlined by the women's bantamweight title fight between Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey, will proceed with 10 bouts."


    ^^
    Seems like Werdum turned down JDS, and Struve, who both offered to fill in.




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  2. Anthony7 Brown Belt

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    Werdum turning down an entire payday just to avoid JDS lol.
     
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    Oh noooooo... only 10 fights. Why no replace fight for Werdum? is he scared? fucking do this for the fans
     
  5. Thepaintbucket Silver Belt

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    Thanks AKA, Cain, NSAC, the just bleed gods, Cains trainers, Cains Doctors and whoever gave Cain the 420 weed.
     
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    Werdum isnt the type to take a short notice. Cant really blame him. Hope cain recovers well.
     
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    Pathetic.

    Primadonnas pervade this sport now.
     
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  8. VIP1349 Silver Belt

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    The fuck Werdum.
     
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    Wasn't Hunt a short notice fight?
     
  10. RTL NostraMMAus™ Platinum Member

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    Time for Econoreem to redeem himself.

    Bet Werdum wants to erase that loss.
     
  11. TobikanJudan94 Never be game over

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    Yeah of course,fuck Werdum.

    The guy was scheduled to fight Cain FOUR times and Velasquez managed to fight only once. This 40 year old fighter should waste everything just to please some fan who is gonna shit on him as soon as he loses.
     
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  12. Anthony7 Brown Belt

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    It was for a title so ofcourse Werdum was going to take it.
     
  13. Danespina Gold Belt

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    JDS on 1 week notice is crazy.

    I love that Cerrone and McGregor take fights on short notice, but that should be seen as the exception not the rule.
     
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    Not surprising after the result he had in the first, but it's a missed opportunity, if he took the fight with JDS and won he would be fighting Miocic in the early part of next year, now he's going to probably have to wait for Cain's return whilst JDS/Struve winner gets Miocic instead.
     
  15. Lowercase p Purple Belt

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    Bummer. I was hoping for JDS.
     
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    Oh well, there's always 2017, Cain. The fights aren't gonna fall through themselves, keep up the good work.
     
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    Good. Werdum looked like a steaming pile of garbage in his last fight.
     
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    Cain sleeps like that every night at this point
     
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    new card.

    Main Card: (PPV-10pm et)
    135lbs- Amanda Nunes (13-4) vs. Ronda Rousey (12-1) {Women’s Bantamweight Title Fight}
    135lbs- Dominick Cruz (22-1) vs. Cody Garbrandt (10-0 ){Men’s Bantamweight Title Fight}
    135lbs- TJ Dillashaw (13-3) vs. John Lineker (29-7)
    125lbs- Ray Borg (9-2) vs. Louis Smolka (11-2)

    Preliminary Card: (FOX Sports 1-8pm et)
    170lbs- Johny Hendricks (17-5) vs. Neil Magny (18-5)
    170lbs- Dong Hyun Kim (21-3-1) vs. Tarec Saffiedine (16-5)
    185lbs- Antonio Carlos Junior (6-2) vs. Marvin Vettori (11-2)
    170lbs- Alex Garcia (13-3) vs. Mike Pyle (27-12-1)

    Preliminary Card: (UFC Fight Pass- 7pm et)
    170lbs- Tim Means (26-7-1) vs. Alex Oliveira (16-3-1)
    170lbs- Brandon Thatch (11-4) vs. Niko Price (8-0)


    265lbs- Cain Velasquez (14-2) vs. Fabricio Werdum (21-6-1) Cancelled Dec 24.
     
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