Found February 12, 2013 on
Let this be a lesson to all UFC fighters, devastating finishes can do wonders for your championship aspirations. Despite getting annihilated by Cain Velasquez (Pictured) just three scraps ago, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva has earned himself first crack at Velasquez’s crown following back-to-back knockout victories.
This week’s edition of FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight announced the rematch will headline UFC 160 on May 25th.
Velasquez avenged the lone blemish on his résumé by trouncing Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 to reclaim his throne. The 30-year-old owns a dominant 11-1 professional record, with nine of his wins ending via some form of knockout.
After losing to Velasquez in his big league debut, Silva has rebounded nicely by serving up consecutive upset specials. “Pezao” defeated a one-legged Travis Browne in October and rallied to finish Alistair Overeem earlier this month.
MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the festivities. A 265-pound shootout between Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem co-headlines the gig.
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For the second year in a row the UFC will put together a monster heavyweight card for Memorial Day weekend. Velasquez fought Silva last memorial day, a fight that was dominated by Velasquez and saw Silva left bloodied in the octagon.
This time Silva is riding the momentum of his huge knockout of Alastair Overeem last month and looks to be a better fighter than he was last year at...
It seems that last years Memorial Day all-heavyweight main card must've been a success in the eyes of the UFC brass. This year we will be getting heavy once again, well, at least top heavy.
Sitting atop the UFC 160 pay-per-view portion of the promotions yearly Memorial Day offering will be a rematch between last years co-main event participants Cain Velasquez and Antonio ...
It looks as if Antonio Silva’s third round knockout over Alistair Overeem at UFC 156 was enough to get him a re-match with Cain Velasquez. On tonight’s episode of UFC Tonight it was revealed that Cain Velasquez will defend his UFC heavyweight title against Antonio Silva at UFC 160. The booking was confirmed by UFC [...]
The UFC is gearing up for another top heavyweight May event. A new report indicates that the UFC will roll out its two biggest heavyweight fights on deck for the event which should set the table for the remainder of 2013 in the heavyweight division at UFC 160.
If you are a fan of heavyweight fighters slugging it out then don’t miss the co-main event of UFC 160. UFC tonight announced that two of the best MMA strikers, Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem, will face off at UFC 160. Not only are both fighters superior strikers but there is also no love [...]
‘UFC Tonight’ confirmed what UFC President Dana White had announced to Irish fans at Trinity College, which is that heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez and Antonio Silva will meet in the main event of UFC 160 while Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem will serve as the evening’s co-main event.
Velasquez avenged his only career loss and regained his heavyweight title with a...
The bad news for Junior dos Santos (Pictured), he won’t be granted an immediate rematch against heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. The good news for dos Santos, he finally gets to fight that “punk” Alistair Overeem.
This week’s edition of FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight announced the 265-pounders will co-headline UFC 160 on May 25th.
The bitter rivals were expected to collide at UFC...