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The UFC Heavyweight Championship once again resides on the mantle of Cain Velasquez.
To say that Velasquez beat Junior dos Santos last night would not do it justice. He overwhelmed, frustrated, bloodied and dominated the Brazilian to comfortably knock him off his perch and take back what he lost a little over 14 months ago.
Velasquez wasn’t the only one to grab meaningful and consequential victories at the MGM Grand Garden Arena that night though, and as always I’ll throw together the key matches to make for these prize fighting connoisseurs.
Cain Velasquez vs. Alistair Overeem-Antonio Silva winner
The soft-spoken Velasquez did all his talking in the cage tonight. Dos Santos fought until the bitter end but the energizer bunny wore him out with constant pressure and dozens of take downs to win every round and cement his status as king in the land of the behemoths. Overeem is serving a twelve month suspension that is almost up and the Dutch kickboxing star has proven to be a top-leve...
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Cain Velasquez (Pictured) promised he would be more aggressive than he was in last November’s encounter with Junior dos Santos, and the former UFC heavyweight champ kept his word on Saturday night.
After getting put to sleep in merely 64 seconds in their initial scrap, Velasquez came storming back at UFC 155 to reclaim his crown. Velasquez battered the Brazilian for 25 minutes...
Cain Velasquez proved to the MMA world that he is the best in the heavyweight division. He put on a dominating performance to recapture the UFC Heavyweight Championship from Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 this past Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For five full rounds, Velasquez pushed the pace and took down Dos Santos at will.
Check out full fight highlights from Velasquez vs...
UFC 155 saw Mexican heavyweight Cain Velasquez regain his title in a five round thriller against a resilient 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. He came at dos Santos with a brilliant gameplan that involved relentless...
Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos is extremely disappointed with what took place inside the Octagon this past Saturday night inside as he faced off against Cain Velasquez...
If you’re interested in what UFC 155‘s stars have to say following their respective scraps, but don’t want to sit through 45 minutes of Q&A, no worries because we’ll sift past the mumbo jumbo and jot down the key points from Saturday’s post-fight press conference.
Click HERE if you would like to stream tonight’s presser.
“UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II”...
Cain Velasquez (Pictured) has been waiting 13 long months to avenge the only blemish on his résumé and recapture the heavyweight crown. Unfortunately for Velasquez, he’ll be entering UFC 155 tonight as an underdog against reigning champ Junior dos Santos.
Velasquez is a slight -155 dark horse against the man who put him to sleep last November. “Cigano,” meanwhile, checks...
UFC 155 goes down tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada and features an aticipated heavyweight rematch between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez as well as several other interesting match-ups including a lightweight co-main event thriller between Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller as well as middleweights Alan Belcher and Yushin Okami.
Check back here at 6:35pm EST for live updated results:
UFC 155 went down Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada and featured Mexican heavyweight Cain Velasquez demolish Junior dos Santos in a five round thriller en route to regaining his heavyweight title. The traditional post-fight press conference takes place at approximately 1:15am and will feature most of the winners on the evening’s card. Watch the live stream below:
Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez made their sequel to 'Gone in 64 seconds' last night in Vegas. It was called '25 minutes of Vengeance', and it was Velasquez who swung the hammer this time. From bell to bell Velasquez put it on JDS in every aspect of the fight. It became clear as the fight wore on who the best Heavyweight in the world today truly is. Don't...
The fighters taking part in tomorrow’s UFC 155 event took to the scales today in anticipation for the big fight card.
The main event is set as both Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez made the 265lbs weight limit. They will battle in a rematch for the UFC Heavyweight Championship.
Check out the full weigh in results below.
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
• Junior dos...
Cain Velasquez def. Junior Dos Santos via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-43, 50-44) – for heavyweight titleJim Miller def. Joe Lauzon via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)Constantinos Philippou def. Tim Boetsch via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:11Yushin Okami def. Alan Belcher via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)Derek Brunson def. Chris Leben via unanimous decision...
Pro wrestling talent took to their Twitter accounts to comment on last night’s title change at UFC 155. Here are some of their posts.
Steve Austin: “Congratulations to Cain Velasquez. Helluva damn performance. One bad ass cat. #UFC Dos Santos’ heart, strength, and durability so impressive”
Alberto Del Rio: “Cainnnnn awesone… Welcome back to school Dos Santos”
Pro wrestling talent took to their Twitter accounts to comment on last night's title change at UFC 155. Here are some of their posts.
Steve Austin: "Congratulations to Cain Velasquez. Helluva damn performance. One bad ass cat. #UFC Dos Santos' heart, strength, and durability so impressive"
Alberto Del Rio: "Cainnnnn awesone... Welcome back to school Dos Santos...