Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 12/30/12

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: UFC fighter Cain Velasquez (R) hits UFC fighter Ben Rothwell (L) up against the fence during their Heavyweight bout at UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun at Staples Center on October 24, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Velasquez won the fight by way of TKO. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
“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 scrap, Velasquez came storming back to reclaim his crown. Velasquez battered the Brazilian for 25 minutes to solidify his spot as the division’s top dog. Velasquez cruised to a lopsided unanimous decision victory. Quick Results (Play-by-Play): (Facebook) John Moraga Defeated Chris Cariaso via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:11 in the 3rdRound Max Holloway Defeated Leonard Garcia Defeated via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Todd Duffee Defeated Phil DeFries via TKO (Punches) at 2:04 in the 1stRound (FX) Myles Jury Defeated Michael Johnson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Jamie Varner Defeated Melvin Guillard via Split Decision (30-27, 27-30, 30-27) Erik Perez Defeated Byron Bloodworth via TKO (Strikes) at 3:50 in the 1stRound Eddie Wineland Defeated Brad Pickett via Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27) (Pay-Per-View) Derek Brunson Defeated Chris Leben via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Yushin Okami Defeated Alan Belcher via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Constantinos Philippou Defeated Tim Boetsch TKO (Punches) at 2:11 in the 3rdRound Jim Miller Defeated Joe Lauzon via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Cain Velasquez Defeated Junior dos Santos via Unanimous Decision (50-45, 50-43, 50-44) (Velasquez captures UFC heavyweight title) Fight Night Bonuses: Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller ($65,000/each) Submission of the Night: John Moraga ($65,000) Knockout of the Night: Todd Duffee ($65,000) Post-Fight Press Conference Notes: According to UFC president Dana White, 12,423 fans packed the arena, garnering a live gate of $3.286 million. White was shocked the main event went to the 5thRound. He thought Velasquez could have finished the fight at any point after the 1stRound. Dos Santos was taken directly to the hospital and didn’t attend the presser. White’s open to arranging a rubber match, but noted this scrap was pretty one-sided so dos Santos will likely have to take another fight to get back in the mix. White admitted the Garcia vs. Holloway fight was very difficult to score. Despite four straight losses, Garcia will not be cut. White confirmed if Michael Bisping beats Vitor Belfort, he’ll get next shot at the middleweight title. White admits the co-main and main event saved the lackluster pay-per-view. Of interesting note, Velasquez took off and left his belt on the podium. Hey, champ. Forget something???
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