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It didnt take much longer than the 64 seconds Junior dos Santos required to seize the UFC heavyweight belt last year for the Brazilian striker to realize he didnt get the best of Cain Velasquez.
At the interview afterward, I saw how disappointed his was in his performance, dos Santos told FOXSports.com through an interpreter. I know this time Cain will be giving it his all. Hes going to be gunning for me.
In the 13 months leading up to Saturdays rematch at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, dos Santos and the MMA community learned the extent of the injuries Velasquez dealt with during the first bout. Maybe thats why, even though dos Santos is still predicting a knockout victory, he's estimating it'll take at least two or three rounds of the five-rounder at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
I believe in myself a lot, said dos Santos, who entered the original fight with his own knee injury. I believe in my hands. I believe in my knockout power. I know Cains personality. I know hes an excellen...
BEST OF MAXIM
6'1" 240 lbs (Heavyweight)
77" reach, Orthodox
July 28, 1982
10-1 (UFC: 8-1)
1 straight win
Brown belt in Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu
NJCAA National Champion in wrestling
NJCAA All-American in wrestling
Two-time NCAA All-American in wrestling
“UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” took place Saturday inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cain Velasquez promised he would be more aggressive than he was in last November’s encounter with Junior dos Santos, and the former heavyweight champ kept his word in Saturday night’s featured attraction.
After getting put to sleep in merely 64 seconds in their initial...
All the major players participating in Saturday’s “UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” extravaganza will be hitting the podium today inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Stream Thursday’s pre-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT.
In addition to UFC president Dana White (Pictured), all the athletes participating in the pay-per...
UFC 155 saw former champ Cain Velasquez regain his heavyweight title in a five round thrilling battle against the durable Junior dos Santos. The Mexican heavyweight came in as a slight underdog after a KO loss to dos Santos in their first outing but proved that, when healthy, Velasquez is a completely different fighter. Whilst the main event and co-main event made up for a lackluster PPV...
It didn't take much longer than the 64 seconds Junior dos Santos required to seize the UFC heavyweight belt for the Brazilian striker to realize he didn't get the best of Cain Velasquez the first time around.
"At the interview afterward, I saw how disappointed his was in his performance," dos Santos told FOXSports.com through an interpreter. "I know this time...
Cain Velasquez def. Junior dos Santos via Unanimous Decision (50-45 x3) becomes UFC heavyweight champion for the second time Jim Miller def. Joe Lauzon via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3) Constantinos Philippou def. Tim Boetsch via TKO; R3 Yushin Okami def. Alan Belcher via Unanimous Decision (30-27 x3) Derek Brunson def. Chris Leben via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3) [...]
WHO'S THE CHAMP
Cain Velasquez beat Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 to regain the heavyweight title. Read some details about what went down.
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UFC 155: DOS SANTOS VS. VELASQUEZ 2Date: December 29, 2012Location: Las Vegas, NevadaVenue: MGM Grand Garden ArenaBroadcast: Pay-per-view, FX, FacebookMAIN (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez - for heavyweight titleJoe Lauzon vs. Jim MillerTim Boetsch vs. Constantinos PhilippouAlan Belcher vs. Yushin OkamiDerek Brunson vs. Chris LebenPRELIMINARY...