Found October 18, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Outside of the cage, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is one of the most affable people you could every hope to encounter. All smiles and giggles, the 29-year-old for Salvador, Bahia, Brazil is the embodiment of what you would like all professional athletes to be when they're interacting with fans and media. But when the cage door closes, the smile turns into a scowl, the giggles replaced with an icy stare, and instead of offering a hug or a handshake, "Cigano" strides to the center of the cage and throws down the gauntlet. Saturday night at UFC 166 , the nicest knockout artist in the UFC will look to once again claim championship gold as he squares off with Cain Velasquez for the third time in two years. The two have traded victories – and the UFC heavyweight title – in their first two encounters, and this weekend's third fight promises to be every bit as griping and exciting. Speaking with UFC on FOX correspondent Ariel Helwani following Friday's weigh-ins, the 16-2 challenger gave his prediction on how Saturday's championship main event will play out. Check out the clip and be sure to stay tuned to for complete coverage of UFC 166.

Cain Velasquez beats Junior dos Santos at UFC 166

Entering Saturday night, UFC president Dana White dubbed the rubber match between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) and Junior dos Santos as “the biggest trilogy in MMA history.” I’m not going to debate that, but I will say Part III looked an awful lot like Part II. Only this time, instead of taking a lopsided unanimous decision victory, Velasquez was able to finish...

Cain Velasquez Intentionally Didn’t Want to Finish Junior dos Santos in Rematch

Junior dos Santos embarrassed Cain Velasquez (pictured) in their initial encounter by putting him to sleep in merely 64 seconds. What made matters worse was it happened on the UFC’s debut on FOX, and it was the only fight scheduled to air during the live hour-long broadcast.  That left FOX’s panel with nearly 45 minutes of television time to criticize Velasquez for attempting...

Velasquez finishes Dos Santos

Cain Velasquez said for weeks leading up to his UFC 166 main event bout against Junior Dos Santos that this would be the end of their rivalry and a third fight between the pair of heavyweight behemoths would be the last. The series was tied at one win a piece heading into Saturday night with each fight ending emphatically, leaving no doubt who was the winner. With a chance to cement...

Werdum likely next up for Velasquez

The fight world is so forward-moving, so unforgiving that within an hour of partaking in the most physically taxing matchup of his career, Cain Velasquez was already being made to answer questions about when he would be ready to compete again. Mercifully, UFC president Dana White stepped in to offer him a brief respite, but that was only after he reiterated the same plan he'...

Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 – The Insider Breakdown

The Main Event of this weekends UFC 166 sees current UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez put his title on the line, for the second time, against former UFC Heavyweight Champion, and current number one contender Junior dos Santos.  This will be the third fight between these two gifted heavyweights with the winner looking to be declared the best heavyweight fighter in the world...

‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 1:30AM ET/10:30PM PT. In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos, Roy Nelson, Daniel Cormier, Gilbert Melendez, Diego...

Video: “Countdown to UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos”

Last night the UFC aired their Countdown show, which previews the key fights to an upcoming pay-per-view. UFC 166 takes place on Saturday night from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main event features the trilogy fight between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his title against Junior Dos Santos. This episode of “Countdown to UFC 166″ will go preview...

The 3 Questions for Junior Dos Santos

Guillermo Sida – October 16, 2013 UFC 166 is one of the most anticipated cards of the year. The card’s main event features a rubber match between UFC heavyweights Junior Dos Santos (16-2) vs. Champion Cain Velasquez (12-1). The fight takes place in Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center Saturday October 19, 2013. Dos Santos won the first meeting with a 64 second knockout in round...

Cain Velasquez busts up JDS in a night of classics: Full UFC 166 results with replays

Dana White and Joe Rogan called it the greatest night of fights in UFC history, and UFC 166 certainly delivered, but let’s all take a minute to really think about if it was the greatest card ever. Yes, Cain and JDS put on an epic fight to finish their trilogy, with Cain ultimately DESTROYING JDS with a never-ending flurry to turn his face from nice guy JDS to something resembling...

DC: “I need to make a statement”

Former Olympic wrestler and unbeaten UFC heavyweight Daniel Cormier will be pulling double duty this weekend at UFC 166 . Not only with the American Kickboxing Academy wrestling coach be there to support his close friend and training partner Cain Velasquez as he defends his UFC heavyweight title against Junior dos Santos, but "DC" will be stepping into the cage himself...

UFC 166 Weigh-In Results: Dos Santos And Velasquez Make Weight For Main Event

The UFC 166 weigh-ins took place a few hours ago from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, which is where the event takes place tomorrow night. The main event will feature the trilogy fight with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his title against Junior Dos Santos. The co-main event will feature Daniel Cormier facing off with Roy Nelson in heavyweight actuion. All...
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