- 6 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 >>
- a year 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 >>
Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Junior dos Santos vs. #7 B.J. Penn. Vote now! The Brazilian run through the tournament has begun. #4 Vitor Belfort dispatched of #5 Donald Cerrone to claim his spot as the first man in the field of 16. There was plenty of TRT discussion, as expected, but in the end, it was Cerrone's ability to get outstruck by a lot (like, a LOT) of fighters that seemed to turn the tide for the read news >>
As UFC 179 nears, Junior dos Santos and Urijah Faber become major players as Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes prepare to fight. read news >>
So, how does Stipe Miocic vs. the winner of Cain Velasqez vs. Fabricio Werdum sound? Sounds great to No. 5-ranked Miocic, who told MMA Fighting that beating No. 2-ranked Junior dos Santos -- a former heavyweight champion -- in the main event of UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona, should result in a crack at the 265-pound crown. His words: "Junior is ranked second. That would move me up to be right behind Werdum, so I think whatever happens after that fight, I should get a shot. H read news >>
The Phoenix Suns were in mid-blowout of the Denver Nuggets -- much to this writer's delight, I might add -- by the time Stipe Miocic and Junior dos Santos filed of the U.S. Airways Center on a warm weekend night in the desert. Both heavyweights were exhausted, and rightly so after being wrung through the media wringer for two days straight in a city where WEC 53 set the benchmark for world-class MMA four year ago, but has effectively been left deserted ever seen. Normally these exercises in prom read news >>
On Dec. 13, 2014, it will have been 420 days since the last time we saw former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos take the Octagon. It will have been 420 days since we last saw Bruce Buffer yell dos Santos' name while the heavyweight makes that mean face before using all his might to lay down the gauntlet. It will also have been 420 days since we saw him get absolutely clobbered at the hands of the baddest man on Earth for the second time in as many head-to-head matchups. Despite what th read news >>
Former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos will return to action for the first time since October of 2013, as he battles Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX in Phoenix, Arizona on December 13... read news >>