Watch the Countdown to UFC 180 Mexico

A UFC event in Mexico is something that the Mexican fight fans have been waiting for for many years. This coming weekend these fans will get their wish, when the UFC comes to Mexico City. The main event was supposed to be against Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum. Unfortunately for Cain, he suffered an injury during training and had to be forced out of the bout. Mark Hunt was his replacement.

The event features many fighters that are not well-known in mainstream MMA. But almost all the fighters that are participating are seasoned veterans. The MMA world will be exposed to these unknown fighters and will see for the first time the talent of Mexico, reason being that most, but not all fighters in this event are Mexican fighters. As all MMA fans know when it concerns heart and determination the Mexican fighters rank on top.

Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt

Jake Ellenberger vs. Kelvin Gastelum