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Mark Hunt interacts with media during the UFC Ultimate Media Day at the Hilton Tokyo on September 17, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Keith Tsuji/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

MMA Crossfire – UFC 180: Mark Hunt replaces Cain Velasquez to challenge Fabricio Werdum for interim title

A late injury to UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez derailed the sold-out November 15th UFC 180 title match in Mexico City with #1 Fabricio Werdum.

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MMA Crossfire – UFC 180: Velasquez vs Werdum Mexico City press conference set for Aug. 26th

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and #1 contender Fabricio Werdum will headline the UFC 180 press conference tomorrow from the Polyforum Siqueiros in Mexico City, Mexico.

The press conference is not only an opportunity to promote the card, but another step towards introducing mixed martial arts and its Latin-American stars to an emerging market currently best known for its boxing prizefighters.

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