Found February 13, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
For the second year in a row the UFC will put together a monster heavyweight card for Memorial Day weekend. Velasquez fought Silva last memorial day, a fight that was dominated by Velasquez and saw Silva left bloodied in the octagon. This time Silva is riding the momentum of his huge knockout of Alastair Overeem last month and looks to be a better fighter than he was last year at this time. The  under card features another dynamic heavyweight fight between former UFC Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos and Alastair Overeem. Dos Santos will use this match to spring board himself back into the #1 contender spot and Overeem will look to regain that spot after his upset loss to Silva. This card will show exactly what Boxing is missing and where the UFC excels, Heavyweight fighting. The card promises to be entertaining and action packed. Black Sports Online will be covering all fight week events at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, so remember to check again for all of your UFC 160 coverage.
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