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Last Saturday at UFC 155, Junior dos Santos (Pictured) learned the hard way that executing the face-to-fist defense is not the business.
The Brazilian should have known better, as he’s the one usually having to ice down his haymakers after pounding on his opponents’ faces. Nonetheless, and as expected, dos Santos was gracious in defeat and gave Cain Velasquez props for handing him the biggest beatdown he’s ever received.
“All the time, I [get] my hands hurt during the fight. All the time,” dos Santos stated in a vlog released by the UFC. “This time I got my face hurt. My hands, I’m feeling 100-percent. My face has got a little swelling, it’s for sure because I lost. I think Cain Velasquez did a excellent job so congratulations to him. He followed a good strategy.
“Now I’m going to go back home, I’m going to fix everything and put everything in the right place. I’m going to come back stronger than ever.”
Although they are knotted up at one win apiece, Velasquez’s victory was much more dominant. Because he mauled dos Santos for 25 complete minutes as opposed to the 64-second knockout “Cigano” notched on him, UFC president Dana White will not arrange an immediate trilogy between the two.
White said dos Santos will likely have to post at least one solid win before sniffing another championship affair.
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It’s all tied up now – Cain Velasquez 1, Junior dos Santos 1. It’s inevitable that the third fight between these two monsters will be brought before our very eyes again, and maybe even a fourth or fifth time, who knows? The Ali/Frazier comparison has already been made, and for the MMA fan, maybe [...]
Cain Velasquez dominated Junior dos Santos in their rematch at UFC 155 to reclaim the UFC Heavyweight Championship.
UFC 155 went down on Saturday December 29 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The UFC took to their Twitter account on Wednesday morning and had a message from Junior dos Santos to his fans.
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Displaying incredible quickness for a 240-lb. man, Cain Velasquez punished Junior Dos Santos for five rounds to reclaim the UFC Heavyweight title.
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UFC 155 went down this past weekend from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In the main event we saw the heavyweight championship up for grabs, and Cain Velasquez reclaimed it when he dominated Junior dos Santos from bell to bell.
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission has announced that all drug tests administered prior to the UFC 155 fight card returned negative. NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer emailed the results to media members earlier today confirming that all the contestants on the fight card were in fact tested.
“All contestants tested,” Kizer stated in the email, ”All test results are...
On Friday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the results of the drug tests taken at UFC 155.
In an email from the Executive Director of NSAC, Keith Kizer noted that all 24 fighters were tested for illegal/banned substances and they all came back negative.
UFC 155 went down on Saturday December 29, 2012 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In the main...