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Cain Velasquez: Knee, not punch, put me down versus Francis Ngannou

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

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Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1: Best photos view 17 images
PHOENIX - Cain Velasquez said it was his knee that caused his downfall in his headliner against Francis Ngannou .
Although Ngannou was ruled a winner by knockout in their UFC on ESPN 1 main event, Velasquez said he wasn't hurt by punches. Instead, he said, it was his body that gave out.
“He didn't even, like, touch me,” Velasquez told MMAjunkie at Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, which hosted the ESPN-televised event. “It was just the knee. As soon as I felt the knee buckle, it was like I couldn't...
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Francis Ngannou talks up title fight and takes a shot at Brock Lesnar

Francis Ngannou talks up title fight and takes a shot at Brock Lesnar

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

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PHOENIX - UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou believes he's done enough to earn a fight with champ Daniel Cormier .
“I think he should come to avenge his teammate, and that would be a good matchup,” Ngannou told reporters at Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, where he took just 26 seconds to put away ex-champ Cain Velasquez .
Cormier is Velasquez's longtime training partner and currently is sidelined due to a back injury. Not only that, a fight with ex-champ Brock Lesnar could be his next outing when he...
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UFC on ESPN 1 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Ngannou vs. Velasquez Card

UFC on ESPN 1 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Ngannou vs. Velasquez Card

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Cain Velasquez lasted 26 seconds in his first UFC fight since July 2016, suffering a knockout at the hands of Francis Ngannou...
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Ngannou KO's Velasquez in just 26 seconds

1 month ago   |   By ESPN

Cain Velasquez's highly anticipated return proved to be short-lived, as Francis Ngannou knocked out the former two-time heavyweight champion in just 26 seconds Sunday at UFC Fight Night in Phoenix.
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Twitter reacts to Francis Ngannou's 26-second KO of Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Francis Ngannou gave Cain Velasquez a rude welcome back to the octagon on Sunday with a quick knockout victory in the UFC on ESPN 1 main event.
Ngannou delivered a quick knockout of the former UFC heavyweight champ Velasquez just 26 seconds into the headlining bout, which took place at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Ngannou's victory over Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1.
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