- 4 months ago
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The UFC’s return to Brazil later this month has lost one-half of its main event as Junior dos Santos reportedly is out of his fight with Stipe Miocic with a broken hand. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: TUF Brazil 3 Finale read news >>
- 10 months ago
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Chael Sonnen believes Junior dos Santos' corner should be suspended and fired for allowing the heavyweight to continue fighting in his UFC 166 TKO loss to Cain Velasquez. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Cain Velasquez thinks UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is getting too caught up in Alistair Overeem's trash talk and should focus on other things - like fighting him.
"As a champion, you really can't pick and choose who you fight," Velasquez told MMAjunkie.com. "You're supposed to fight the No. 1 contender."
Velasquez and his camp now wait to hear from the UFC on whether he'll fight Dos Santos, as he was earlier told.
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- 2 years ago
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The UFC's first heavyweight title fight of 2012 is likely to take place mid-year.
While on Tuesday's debut episode of "UFC Today" on FUEL TV, UFC president Dana White said he's tentatively scheduling a bout between heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos and recent UFC 141 winner Alistair Overeem for the summer.
However, no specific date has been determined.
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- 4 years ago
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A heavyweight bout between Gabriel Gonzaga and Junior dos Santos has been added to the UFC’s debut event on Versus on March 21 at the Odeum Colorado in Broomfield, Colo., the promotion announced on Wednesday. read news >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
- 7 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 >>
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 >>