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But "Cigano" has a special request... Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos looks close to making his Octagon return, according to a report from UFC Tonight, which puts the Brazilian bomber into a 265-pound showdown against promising division up-and-comer Stipe Miocic. When and where? The upcoming UFC on FOX 13 mixed martial arts (MMA) event scheduled for Dec. 13, 2014, inside U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. But there's a stipulation from read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos recently told MMAjunkie he was hoping for a December return. It looks like he may get his wish.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 hours ago
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It's been nearly a year since the UFC's former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos fought, but it looks like there could be a time and place for his return. As reported on UFC Tonight, a fight between Dos Santos and fast-rising heavyweight Stipe Miocic is under consideration for December. Though nothing is set in stone yet, Ariel Helwani reported that a source close to Miocic has informed him that a showdown at the UFC on FOX 13 card is "more than likely." That event takes place on Dec. 13 at read news >>

  • 18 hours ago
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After a prolonged recovery from a hand injury suffered in training, it looks like JDS may have his return fight. This has been a bad year for premiere UFC talent. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Anderson Silva, Johny Hendricks, and Anthony Pettis have all seen prolonged layoffs. Fortunately, if all goes according to plan that should mean a lot of big fights this winter and fall. Adding to the expected returns of Velasquez and Pettis at UFC 181, and the return of Silva in January of next year, read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is bailing on a potential Alistair Overeem fight, because "Demolition Man" keeps getting knocked out in a "hard" 265-pound weight class. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is nearing one year on the sidelines, and he’s not happy about it. But with a hand that’s nearly healed, the Brazilian is hoping for a December booking.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Because according to Junior, White is a businessman who wants his fighters to do their best inside the cage without thinking about the possible consequences. Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, is the current No. 2 pound-for-pound best fighter in the world and hasn't tasted defeat in nearly a decade. He's also proven to be one of he sport's most lethal strikers and has a bevy of knockouts to his credit. Still, that didn't stop UFC President Dana White read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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It’s hard to believe a fighter like Junior dos Santos, a former UFC champion with a record of 16-3, may be a man with no place to go, but that’s the situation before him now. Granted, the UFC will no doubt keep him busy with big-name fights against Top-10 competition, but what about after that? Should dos Santos keep on winning, he will continue to rise in the rankings until he finds himself in the unenviable position of facing Cain Velasquez a fourth time. Considering just how badly he was beat read news >>

  • a month ago
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Can Fabricio Werdum shock the world once again and dethrone Cain Velasquez at UFC 180? Junior dos Santos thinks so. A former UFC heavyweight champion and the only man to knock both Werdum and Velasquez out inside the Octagon, "Cigano" wasn’t a believer in "Vai Cavalo", but his last performance against Travis Browne changed his mind. "Werdum’s last performance was impressive," dos Santos told MMAFighting.com. "I’ve never seen him fight so well like he did against Browne. He got a big win and earn read news >>

  • a month ago
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Uh, guys? Guys? Aren't we all forgetting something here? It's pretty important, actually. Not, like, water and food important, but at least as important as remembering to turn off the stove after using it. Well, at least in MMA terms it is. What is it? Well, it's the fact that Junior Dos Santos is still the second-best heavyweight on Earth, a proper star in Brazil with some crossover appeal in North America, and he'd probably be holding the title of "baddest man on the planet" in a world where C read news >>

  • a month ago
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This past Saturday and Sunday (August 9 and 10, 2014) American freestyle wrestlers took home an unprecedented six medals at the Junior World Championships, one of the toughest wrestling tournaments on the globe. This weekend in Zagreb, Croatia, United States wrestlers competing in FILA's Junior World Championship (20 years old and under) earned medals at six of eight weights and finished in second as a team. This marks one of the best American performance ever achieved at this extremely prestigi read news >>

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