Velasquez slight favorite over Werdum
It was recently announced that Fabricio Werdum's first title defense would be a rematch with the man he took the belt from, Cain Velasquez.
And despite dominating Cain Velasquez and submitting him, UFC champion Fabricio Werdum opened as a slight underdog in the sports books.
According to BestFightOdds.com, Fabricio Werdum opened as the underdog at +124 and Velasquez as the favorite at -130.
Donald Cerrone claims he was trolling Rafael dos Anjos with steroid use accusations
Donald Cerrone's march to a UFC lightweight title shot is something to behold. Since losing to now-champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 27 in 2013, Cerrone has pushed through eight top contenders (including one former divisional champ). He now has arguably the biggest fight of his career in a rematch in the main event of UFC on FOX 17 in December, yet, when hearing him speak about it or how he spends his time, he's equal parts excited and nonchalant about the whole thing.
The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale will be in Las Vegas (Lauzon vs Dunham)
Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber are currently coaching teams of fighters on the reality show, which is filming in Las Vegas, but they will not fight each other at the end of the season. The winner of the season will be determined on the Dec. 11 card.
Two fights have been agreed to for the card, the Review-Journal has learned.
A lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon and Las Vegan Evan Dunham will be featured. Also, Mike Pierce will take on Ryan LaFlare in a welterweight bout.