UFC President Dana White on Friday revealed the promotion’s plan to host a heavyweight championship rematch between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez at UFC 152. The announcement came after the UFC on FX 3 post-fight press conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., according to a press release from UFC broadcast partner Fuel TV.
Dos Santos, 27, wrested the title from Velasquez last November with a 64-second smashing of the American Kickboxing Academy standout. Most recently, “Cigano” defended his title against Frank Mir two weeks ago at UFC 146, stopping the ex-champion via second-round technical knockout.
Velasquez also returned to the cage at UFC 146 and brutally stopped onetime Strikeforce talent Antonio Silva in the opening round. The 29-year-old initially captured the UFC title in 2010, when he knocked out Brock Lesnar at UFC 121. Velasquez’s defeat to dos Santos remains his only career defeat.view original article >>
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