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  • a year ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO – Junior dos Santos was surprised to find out his upcoming opponent, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, would not be accompanying him for a promotional trip to Brazil. But the jovial former champ insists he's not upset.  read news >>

  • a year ago
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WINNIPEG – The rubber match between UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and ex-titleholder Cain Velasquez  is expected to take place in October in Houston, likely at UFC 166. 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. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - For the second-straight fight heavyweight slugger Junior Dos Santos was unable to finish his opponent. For the second-straight time, it hardly seemed to matter. Dos Santos battered a game Shane Carwin over a 15-minute span in the main event of Saturday's UFC 131 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Now it's on to UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and Dos Santos believes he's more than ready for his most difficult challenge yet. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - Despite the surprising protests of top contender Junior Dos Santos, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez insists his recent  surgery for a torn rotator cuff was not only a last resort but also completely necessary. And while initial reports have suggested Velasquez may be out for up to one year, he remains optimistic he'll need no more than six months to make a full recovery. That said, Velasquez said he'd support UFC officials if they implement an interim title. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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MONTREAL - UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez may best be known for his wrestling pedigree, but he doesn't consider himself a grappling-first kind of fighter. In fact, with a title defense against the striking-savvy Junior Dos Santos on the horizon, Velasquez said he's ready to test himself standing against the Brazilian bruiser. "I want to mix it up with him," Velasquez said. "If the takedown is there, I'll take it, but I definitely want to mix it up with him." read news >>

  • 2 months 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 year ago
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The UFC 166 main event between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos settled the trilogy between the two, but it may also have put both of them out of action for quite some time. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Watch highlights from the main event heavyweight championship rematch between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos from UFC 166 at the Toyota Center in Houston on Saturday, Oct. 19. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Velasquez put a definitive end to his rivalry with JDS on Saturday, beating him up badly before referee Herb Dean mercifully ended it. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez tightened his grasp on the belt on Saturday night, finishing Junior dos Santos in the fifth round of their UFC 166 main event. read news >>

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