UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has become the latest fighter to sign a sponsorship agreement with Nike, joining Anderson Silva and Jon Jones. read news >>
UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is the latest Nike-sponsored athlete.
UFC Brasil recently inked the Brazilian fighter and UFC 155 pay-per-view headliner to an endorsement deal, SporTV.com confirmed with the global-sports giant.
Terms of the Nike deal, which is the third for a current UFC fighter, were not disclosed.
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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 >>
- 2 months ago
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Every UFC fighter steps into the Octagon with the hope of elevating themselves to a UFC title shot. But what happens when there's a major roadblock in the way? That's the situation in which guys like Junior dos Santos and Urijah Faber find themselves. The end result of fighting is always to push up the rankings, but for these guys, there's only so far they can go. The fighters on this list find themselves in a bit of limbo in that they can defeat nearly every contender thrown their way, but UFC read news >>
- 4 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale has lost its second main event match-up. Injury has forced Junior dos Santos to withdraw from his fight with Stipe Miocic. read news >>
Official fighter weigh-ins for next week's UFC 163 event take place Friday, Aug. 2, at Rio de Janeiro's HSBA Arena. read news >>
Junior dos Santos had the UFC 160 Knockout of the Night bonus snatched away from his grasp by the greatest knockout artist of all time, Mike Tyson. read news >>
UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is the new star of Nike’s Brazilian team. read news >>
- a year ago
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Junior dos Santos is not a fighter that backs down from challenges, and any fighter willing to step into the heavyweight division will find that out very quickly. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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ANAHEIM, Calif. - Junior Dos Santos, Ricardo Lamas, Ben Henderson and Clay Guida
each earned $65,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances
at Saturday's UFC on FOX event.
Dos Santos earned the night's "Knockout of the Night" award, Lamas picked up
the "Submission of the Night" bonus, and Henderson and Guida took home
"Fight of the Night" honors.
MMAjunkie.com learned of the bonus winners and award amounts at UFC on FOX's post-fight press conference.
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- 3 years ago
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The Vancouver Athletic Commission on Friday released the UFC 131: dos Santos vs. Carwin fighter salary information. Not surprisingly, Junior dos Santos topped the payroll with Kenny Florian a close second. Read More >> read news >>