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Dana White confirms winner of Travis Browne vs Fabricio Werdum will face Cain Velasquez in Mexico

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The UFC is coming to Mexico, and the winner of Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum will face Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight title in the main event.

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Post #1   4/17/14 3:44:53PM   

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Pretty easy win for Cain against either of them IMO

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Posted by george112

Pretty easy win for Cain against either of them IMO



I disagree. I think if one of these boys can't do it, he's clear for a couple of years but this is it.

Wedrum is gonna come out throwing knees, front kicks, headkicks, something nobody would dream of doing against Cain as he isn't afraid of being on his back

Browne is a 6'7 powerhouse with decent wrestling and a good striking game.

Both of these men have the power to finish Cain and have tools to keep Cain out of his distance.

If these boys can't do it I dont see many who can at this point but they are both legit threats.

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At least we know the Nov ppv.
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The years end ppv window is slowly closing.
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And Aug dates.

Hope Los Angeles gets one

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Posted by george112

Pretty easy win for Cain against either of them IMO



I disagree. I think if one of these boys can't do it, he's clear for a couple of years but this is it.

Wedrum is gonna come out throwing knees, front kicks, headkicks, something nobody would dream of doing against Cain as he isn't afraid of being on his back

Browne is a 6'7 powerhouse with decent wrestling and a good striking game.

Both of these men have the power to finish Cain and have tools to keep Cain out of his distance.

If these boys can't do it I dont see many who can at this point but they are both legit threats.



Here is why I think these two are hardly a threat to Cain

Werdum -

Overrated. He beat Fedor and everyone thought he was the next coming or something. He hasn't proven one thing to me as far as competing with high level UFC guys.
Cain can more than stifle Werdum's ground game. he has the perfect physique to do so. Compact and very strong. ON TOP OF THAT Cain has outstanding wresting skills with above average striking. Werdum is a one trick pony, as in if he cant beat you on the ground he probably isn't going to beat you. Yeah he beats the guys he is supposed to beat, but Cain isn't one of those guys

Browne-

Browne I think has the better shot out of the two IMO. And I only say that because of his size and striking ability. BUT Cain has shown he can deal with size ie. Bigfoot & JDS

All of this is just my opinion of course .

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I think Cain should be a -500 betting favorite or better against either. I'd give Browne a better chance of winning though.

Both essentially are extremely limited in their ability to win vs Cain.

Werdum would need Cain to fight disrespectfully unintelligent and land in a submission position at some point, I don't see it as all that likely. While Browne is not a better striker then Werdum is a submission artist, at HW in a fight like this his striking is a more dangerous weapon then is Werdum's sub game, he can do what any HW who competently connects with his strike can do, immediately finish a fight. I think Browne has a better chance of KOing Cain then Werdum does of submitting him, the best chances for both at the end of the day imo. I think Cain smothers and relentlessly pummels and dominates both for a tko finish.

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