Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  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)
Cain Velasquez reclaimed the UFC heavyweight championship Saturday night with a lopsided unanimous decision over Junior Dos Santos in UFC 155. Velasquez (11-1) took control of the fight early in the rematch, putting the only man who has given him a career loss to the ground with a big right hand midway through the first round.  Dos Santos (15-2) never recovered from that first-round blow. "I was so tired, but I had to endure," Velasquez said. "My coaches and everybody helped me so much. He's tough, too. ... It feels so good to get this. This is my wife's Christmas present. I promised her I would do this." The three judges scored Velasquez 50-45,50-44 and 50-43.   "His game was very effective, and tonight he was better than me," Dos Santos said. "It's not usual for me to take a punch, but he walks forward all the time. His takedowns, his grappler game is very effective, so congratulations for him."
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