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Junior Dos Santos
Five bouts to make, coming out of the UFC on FOX debut:
Junior Dos Santos vs. Brock Lesnar or Alistair Overeem
It's the next "biggest fight in UFC heavyweight history," and by the time it finally rolls around, there will have been plenty of airtime dedicated to hyping the finals of what ultimately amounts to a mini-tournament. Lesnar was in full pitchman mode on the UFC on FOX pre-fight show, guaranteeing that his bout with Overeem will be one of the largest -- if not the absolute largest -- pay-per-view events of the year, and the eventual bout with the champ will be one of the biggest events of 2012. Dos Santos now has time to heal his injured knee, enjoy his sweet new championship belt and wait for the winner to emerge.
Cain Velasquez vs. Shane Carwin
It might make more sense to match Velasquez up with the loser of Overeem-Lesnar, but Velasquez will likely be out of action for quite some time while nursing injuries he suffered in training camp. Carwin, too, is...
BEST OF MAXIM
December 30th couldn't come any faster. Two of the world's best heavyweights will clash for a shot at the UFC Heavyweight title, now owned by Junior dos Santos. K-1 megastar Alistair Overeem will make his UFC debut against former UFC heavyweight titleholder Brock Lesnar at UFC 141.
Overeem talks about his "interesting" upcoming bout with Lesnar in this MMAWeekly...
Alistair Overeem: I'll Knock Out Brock Lesnar In The First Round
On Thursday, the California State Athletic Commission released the salaries for all of the athletes that competed in this past Saturday’s “UFC on FOX” extravaganza inside the Honda Center in Anaheim.
Junior dos Santos (Pictured) was the card’s biggest winner, not only because he beat Cain Velasquez to capture the heavyweight crown and earn an extra $65k for ‘Knockout of...
Industry sources have confirmed that the UFC on FOX title bout between Cain Velasquez and new champ Junior Dos Santos peaked with 8.8 million viewers on the FOX network. That makes the fight the most-watched MMA fight in U.S. television history.
Within three minutes of the bout’s conclusion, the audience dwindled to 5.9 million viewers and overall, the event averaged 5.7 million viewers.
The Cain Velasquez era in the UFC heavyweight division came and went faster than you can say diverticulitis. The former champion will look to rebound off a stunning 64 second KO loss in his next fight, which is why his next opponent is so important for him and the UFC. Related posts:
UFC On FOX 1 Results – Junior Dos Santos KO’s Cain Velasquez in Round 1
Cain Velasquez defeats...
By Raphael Garcia This past Saturday night we witnessed the passing of some of the most valuable seconds in the recent history of sports. In just sixty four clicks, Junior dos Santos stopped Cain Velasquez, and became the UFC heavyweight champion. At the same time, he may have helped shape the path of the sport as it begins a new relationship with the Fox network. However, the...