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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UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is the new star of Nike’s Brazilian team. read news >>
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 >>
Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returns to action on Dec. 13 at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, taking on Stipe Miocic in the UFC on Fox 13 main event. read news >>
Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will return to the Octagon in December. The UFC officially announced that "Cigano" will take on rising heavyweight Stipe Miocic in the UFC on FOX 13 main event in Phoenix, Ariz., on Dec. 13. MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani first reported the bout on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight. dos Santos (16-3) will make his return to the cage after a one-sided loss to reigning champion Cain Velasquez in October. He was scheduled to face off against Mioci 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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>
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Stipe Miocic still wants to fight Junior dos Santos, and that feeling is mutual. Former UFC champion "Cigano" hasn’t fought since his third bout with heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez in October, and the knockout artist told MMAFighting.com he’s hoping to face Miocic in his return to the Octagon later this year. "I saw this October card in Rio as a possibility," dos Santos said of the UFC 179 card scheduled for Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, "but my coaches think it’s too soon to be back because I’ read news >>
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Former Strikeforce and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem still wants a piece of former UFC heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos, even though his next opponent is already booked. The Reem briefly mentioned his desire to square off with the Brazilian power puncher when he appeared on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour, per Luke Thomas of MMA Fighting. "I'm focused and I want to really fight," Overeem said. "I'm very optimistic [a bout with dos Santos] is going to come and I want it to come. I could see read news >>