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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 Santos (239) vs. Cain Velasquez (240) – for heavyweight title
• Joe Lauzon (156) vs. Jim Miller (156)
• Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Constantinos Philippou (186)
• Alan Belcher (186) vs. Yushin Okami (184)
• Derek Brunson (185) vs. Chris Leben (185)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)
• Brad Pickett (136) vs. Eddie Wineland (135)
• Byron Bloodworth (136) vs. Erik Perez (136)
• Melvin Guillard (155) vs. Jamie Varner (155)
• Myles Jury (155) vs. Michael Johnson (154)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:35 p.m. ET)
• Philip De Fries (245) vs. Todd Duffee (249)
• Leonard Garcia (146) vs. Max Holloway (145)
• Chris Cariaso (125)
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
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...
6'1" 240 lbs (Heavyweight)
77" reach, Orthodox
July 28, 1982
10-1 (UFC: 8-1)
1 straight win
Brown belt in Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu
NJCAA National Champion in wrestling
NJCAA All-American in wrestling
Two-time NCAA All-American in wrestling
UFC 155 will go down this Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final fight card of the year features a Heavyweight Title fight between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez as the main event.
Our good friends at Bodog.ca have Dos Santos as a 1/2 favorite to defend his UFC Heavyweight Championship.
Check out the rest of the odds below.
It didnt take much longer than the 64 seconds Junior dos Santos required to seize the UFC heavyweight belt last year for the Brazilian striker to realize he didnt get the best of Cain Velasquez.
At the interview afterward, I saw how disappointed his was in his performance, dos Santos told FOXSports.com through an interpreter. I know this time Cain will be giving it his all. Hes...
All the major players participating in Saturday’s “UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” extravaganza will be hitting the podium today inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Stream Thursday’s pre-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT.
In addition to UFC president Dana White (Pictured), all the athletes participating in the pay-per...
UFC 155 saw former champ Cain Velasquez regain his heavyweight title in a five round thrilling battle against the durable 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. Whilst the main event and co-main event made up for a lackluster PPV...
It didn't take much longer than the 64 seconds Junior dos Santos required to seize the UFC heavyweight belt for the Brazilian striker to realize he didn't get the best of Cain Velasquez the first time around.
"At the interview afterward, I saw how disappointed his was in his performance," dos Santos told FOXSports.com through an interpreter. "I know this time...
WHO'S THE CHAMP
Cain Velasquez beat Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 to regain the heavyweight title. Read some details about what went down.
Cain Velasquez def. Junior dos Santos via Unanimous Decision (50-45 x3) becomes UFC heavyweight champion for the second time Jim Miller def. Joe Lauzon via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3) Constantinos Philippou def. Tim Boetsch via TKO; R3 Yushin Okami def. Alan Belcher via Unanimous Decision (30-27 x3) Derek Brunson def. Chris Leben via Unanimous Decision (29-28 x3) [...]
UFC 155: DOS SANTOS VS. VELASQUEZ 2Date: December 29, 2012Location: Las Vegas, NevadaVenue: MGM Grand Garden ArenaBroadcast: Pay-per-view, FX, FacebookMAIN (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez - for heavyweight titleJoe Lauzon vs. Jim MillerTim Boetsch vs. Constantinos PhilippouAlan Belcher vs. Yushin OkamiDerek Brunson vs. Chris LebenPRELIMINARY...
Top ranked UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum will be closely watching the action inside the Octagon this Saturday night at UFC 155 as heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos faces off against number...
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...
Following tonight’s UFC 155 main card keep it locked to MMASucka.com for the post-fight press conference.
Expected to meet with the media is UFC President Dana White, as well as main event fighters Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez. Also in attendance will be some of the other big winners from the UFC 155 event.
The post-fight press conference will begin at approximately 10...
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”