Cain Velasquez and Travis Browne will square off this Saturday (July 9, 2016) at UFC 200 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a match up of Heavyweights looking to earn a title shot, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!
Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight contenders Cain Velasquez and Travis Browne will throw down this Saturday (July 9, 2016) at UFC 200 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The last few years have been rough for Velasquez. Between losing out on opportunities because of injuries and losing his title to Fabricio Werdum, Velasquez hasn’t actually won a fight since 2013.
Browne hasn’t exactly been lighting the world on fire, either. He’s alternated wins and losses in his last four bouts, but this is a major opportunity for him to insert himself into the title picture.
Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both men:
Key Wins: Junior dos Santos (UFC 155, UFC 166) Brock Lesnar (UFC 121), Antonio Silva (UFC 160, UFC 144)
Key Losses: Fabricio Werdum (UFC 188), Junior dos Santos (UFC on FOX 1)
Keys to Victory: Velasquez is a dominating wrestler and pressure fighter. Best known for his incredible cardio, the former champion pushes an intense pace and breaks down his opponents.
Against the lanky Browne who loves to work from the outside, that’s the obvious game plan here.
A big part of this bout will come down to how worn out Velasquez’s body is. He’s been noticeable less explosive in recent bouts because of his series of injuries, and if that leaves him slower and tired quickly, he’s in for a very rough night against Browne.
Assuming that Velasquez is still reasonably close to his prime form, this should be a very favorable style match up for him. Velasquez ….View full article
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