Junior Dos Santos' win over Frank Mir makes his rematch against Cain Velasquez later this year especially significant.
Velasquez's win at UFC 155 shook up the Yahoo! Sports pound-for-pound poll in a big way this month.
UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is the new star of Nike’s Brazilian team.
Junior dos Santos dominated Frank Mir at UFC 146 on Saturday night, maintaining his stranglehold on the top spot in the heavyweight Top 10.
LAS VEGAS – With their wins in the main and co-main events on Saturday night, heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former champ Junior dos Santos set up a third fight with each other.
Junior dos Santos won’t have to wait for Alistair Overeem to get healthy before he fights again.
Velasquez delivered a five-round beatdown of dos Santos as the Brazilian lost his first fight in the Octagon.
Cain Velasquez showed up with a hunger and sense of vengeance on his mind at UFC 155, and he proceeded to unleash hell on Junior Dos Santos to reclaim the UFC heavyweight title.
Cain Velasquez waited 13 months for a second chance, and he made certain it would not escape his grasp.
Is JDS too nice to be the greatest fighter alive? The champ plans to further cement his legitimacy against Cain Velasquez.