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UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos

UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos When: April 10th, 2016 Where: Zagreb Arena in Zagreb, Croatia How: Fox Sports 1 Who: Alessio Di Chirico vs. Bojan Velickovic Damir Hadzovic vs. Mairbek Taisumov Timothy Johnson vs. Marcin Tybura Jan Blachowicz vs. Igor Pokrajac Nicolas Dalby vs. Bartosz Fabinski Bojan Mihajlovic vs. Francis Ngannou Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ruslan Magomedov...
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Red Hot Ben Rothwell Battles Junior Dos Santos At UFC Fight Night 86

Former UFC heavyweight champion and all-around good guy Junior Dos Santos needs a win to get back on track after December’s TKO defeat to Alistair Overeem. The Brazilian’s bosses didn’t do him any favors with his next assignment. On Monday, it was announced Dos Santos will return to the cage against red hot Ben Rothwell (pictured) at UFC Fight Night 82. The 265-pound affair...
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Ben Rothwell vs. Junior Dos Santos headlines UFC's debut in Croatia

The upcoming UFC event in Croatia just landed a blockbuster main event as Ben Rothwell returns to action to face Junior Dos Santos in a five round headliner between two of the best heavyweights in the world.UFC officials announced the new pairing on Monday.Rothwell will look to secure his fifth win in a row as he returns to the Octagon on Sunday, April 10 in Croatia.The heavy-handed...
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Alistair Overeem flattens Junior Dos Santos by TKO in the second round

It took more than three years for the fight to finally come together, but Alistair Overeem finally cashed in with a second-round TKO over former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in the co-main event from Orlando on Saturday night.Overeem was originally scheduled to headline UFC 146 against Dos Santos in 2012 although the fight never materialized. Time after time, Overeem and...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Dos Santos: Beating Alistair Overeem should earn me the next title shot

The moment Fabricio Werdum defeated Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 this past June, former champion Junior Dos Santos thought he was a lock to receive the next shot at the title.Dos Santos made his UFC debut in 2008 as an unheralded heavyweight prospect, but quickly made his impact felt when he bludgeoned Werdum with strikes to get a TKO victory just 80 seconds into the first round.Werdum...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Next Fights For Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic?

  It was a back and forth battle that lasted much longer than most fans and pundits would likely have originally anticipated. Despite both fighters being amongst the hardest and most technical strikers in the UFC Heavyweight division, JDS and Miocic showed a great ability to take each other’s shots as the fightwent for the full fight rounds. The match was close, with Miocic having...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Decisions Stipe Miocic After Bloody Battle At UFC On FOX 13

Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic really went to war tonight in the main event of UFC On FOX 13 over 25 minutes of Octagon action fought almost entirely on the feet, and while it was very closely contested it was JDS who eventually emerged with the unanimous decision victory. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. The two men cautiously approach each other. Dos Santos...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Big Favorite Over Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX 13

Junior dos Santos (pictured) hasn’t been seen since getting annihilated by reigning heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez 14 months ago, but that beating and potential ring rust aren’t fazing the Gambling Gods. The powers that be have pegged JDS a heavy 4-1 odds-on favorite to beat Stipe Miocic this Saturday at UFC on FOX 13. Miocic, meanwhile, checks in as a 3-1 longshot. US...
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Suffers Hand Injury, Out Of TUF Brazil 3 Main Event

Combate is reporting that former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has suffered a hand injury and is out of his TUF Brazil 3 main event fight against Stipe Miocic. It is not known at this time whether Miocic will stay on the card. dos Santos hasn’t competed since his loss to heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 in October. Miocic has won two fights in a row...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Up next for Stipe Miocic is… Junior Dos Santos?

From Stipe Miočić’s official Facebook page Cleveland’s favorite UFC heavyweight, Stipe Miocic, might have just found his next fight for Dana White, and it would be a biggie. Former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos prefers to fight Miocic next according to a radio interview he did yesterday. Dos Santos said, “I prefer Miocic. I think Miocic is living a very good moment...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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