UFC Fight Night: Miocic Delivers With First Round TKO

Both Stipe Miocic and Fabio Maldonado admitted earlier that this fight could turn into a stand up war. Miocic was originally scheduled to face Junior Dos Santos. That match up fell through when Dos Santos broke his hand. Maldonado took the fight on short notice, and it showed. Maldonado engaged immediately, stalking Miocic around the octagon. Miocic caught Maldonado with a hard left...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC set for fight pass double feature

Throughout the relatively brief history of mixed martial arts, octagon junkies have gone from purchasing highly anticipated pay per views every six months and watching year-old tournaments on rented, VHS cassettes, to enjoying a night of live, big-name bouts courtesy of our cable providers from the comfort of our own home. And the UFC has led every step of the way. This weekend,...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Stipe Miocic: Placed in a Difficult Situation

With Junior Dos Santos injured, Stipe Miocic now faces a new challenger and is placed in a lose, lose situation. Guillermo Sida – May 7, 2014 News broke on May 6th that former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos (16-3) had to pull out of his fight with Stipe Miocic (11-1) due to a broken hand. Two of the top heavyweights were scheduled to meet at The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabio Moldonado replaces Junior Dos Santos, will meet Stipe Miocic at TUF finale

After Junior Dos Santos suffered an injury to his left thumb that forced him to withdraw from his fight with Stipe Miocic at the “Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3″ Finale on May 31st, his replacement has been announced by UFC officials via social media.  Stipe Miocic will now face off with Fabio Moldonado in the main event of the May 31 show, which takes place at Ibirapuera Gymnasium...
Via Ring Kings
May 07, 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...
Via Between The Ropes
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior Dos Santos injured, out of the fight against Stipe Miocic

With just over three weeks to go until the UFC returns to Brazil, the upcoming card on May 31 has taken a major blow as former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos has suffered a hand injury forcing him off the card.
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 173 News: Junior Dos Santos vs Stipe Miocic in Co-Main Event

Heavyweights Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will clash in the UFC 173 co-main event on May 24. UFC officials confirmed the booking after an initial report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal. UFC 173 takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and is headlined by a middleweight title bout between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida. Dos Santos has not competed since absorbing...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior Dos Santos to return at UFC 173

JDS will return on May 24th at UFC 173. (Photo: UFC on FOX) Junior Dos Santos will make his return to the octagon at UFC 173, the UFC announced late Monday night. JDS will fight Stipe Miocic at the May 24th event which was in the news recently as Vitor Belfort was scratched from the card to be replaced with Lyoto Machida after the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced it...
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March 04, 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

Junior Dos Santos on Cain Velasquez: “He didn’t prove he was the better fighter.”

I don’t mean to be mean, but maybe JDS really did suffer some brain damage over his last two fights with Cain. JDS: Cain’s better than you. That’s just something you’re going to have to accept. I understand that to be the best in any sport, you have to be absolutely confident in your abilities to a degree that is probably foreign to most, border lining crazy. Tatame sat...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen feels like Junior Dos Santos’ cornermen let him down

Some applauded the “heart” of JDS after UFC 166, but many were also wondering why they were witnessing one of the closest things to a snuff film on PPV since… Well, forever. It was brutal, somewhat disgusting and I have no interest in watching the fight again. It should’ve been stopped between rounds at the very least, and the blame, you could say, falls squarely on the shoulders...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dos Santos banged up but back home

Junior Dos Santos spent Saturday night into Sunday morning in a local Houston hospital being treated for cuts and bruises sustained during his fifth round loss to Cain Velasquez at UFC 166. Dos Santos' manager told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that all told the Brazilian fighter received 11 total stitches after the fight -- seven above his eye, three in his ear and one in...
Via Fox Sports
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dos Santos banged up but back home

Junior Dos Santos' manager tells UFC Tonight that the fighter suffered some memory lapses during Saturday's fight, but Dos Santos is healthy and in good spirits back home in Brazil.
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 166 Medical Suspensions: Junior Dos Santos Out Indefinitely

 The medical suspensions for UFC 166 were recently released by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation,, with MMAJunkie reporting that heavyweight title contender Junior Dos Santos (16-3, pictured) has been suspended indefinitely following his unanimous decision loss to Cain Velasquez (13-1) and will need medical clearance before he can return, due to ear, nose and throat...
Via MMAInsider
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos reportedly doesn’t remember most of UFC 166 fight

Junior dos Santos lost to Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 in Houston on Saturday after a fifth-round stoppage. According to a report, the Brazilian fighter doesn’t remember most of the fight. Here’s what Fighters Only wrote: Junior Dos Santos does not remember most of the UFC 166 fight with Cain Velasquez. Afterwards he was under […]
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 166 Medical Suspensions: Junior Dos Santos Suspended Indefinitely

UFC 166 took place this Saturday night in Houston, Texas with Cain Velasquez defeating Junior Dos Santos in the trilogy fight to retain the UFC heavyweight title in the main event. BetweenTheRopes.com requested and was able to receive the post-fight medical suspensions from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Their were three fighters who received indefinite suspensions...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Fight Aftermath-Cain Velasquez And Junior Dos Santos III

UFC 166 this past weekend in Houston, Texas was certainly one of the best cards I have seen in recent memory. The night was action packed from top to bottom with submissions, knockouts, and possibly the best fight in MMA history with the war between Diego Sanchez and Gilbert Melendez. On a less positive note, fans were also able to tune into what, in my opinion, was yet another example...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 Video Highlights

UFC 166 took place on Saturday night from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. In the main event, Cain Velasquez retained the UFC heavyweight championship defeating Junior Dos Santos by unanimous decision in the trilogy fight between the two. In the co-main event Daniel Cormier defeated Roy Nelson by unanimous decision in a heavyweight bout. Here are the video highlights above of...
Via Between The Ropes
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Did JDS take too much punishment?

Cain Velasquez defeated Junior Dos Santos by TKO stoppage in the fifth and final round of their championship fight at UFC 166, but many believed the fight could have ended much earlier. During the third round of the fight, Velasquez dropped Dos Santos with a huge shot, putting the Brazilian contender on the mat scrambling to stay alive and not get finished. He valiantly fought back...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez & Junior Dos Santos – UFC 166 Post-Fight Interviews

 You can check out post-fight interviews in the video below with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (13-1) and Junior Dos Santos (16-3), after their fantastic battle in the main event of UFC 166. 
Via MMAInsider
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 166: Cain Velasquez Dominates Junior Dos Santos To Retain The UFC Heavyweight Title

The main event had a lot to live up to at UFC 166 as the opening fight to the co-main event delivered. Cain Velasquez put on the show people were expecting from him. Velasquez retained the UFC heavyweight title when he stopped Junior Dos Santos in the fifth round by TKO. Round 1 The fight starts out with both guys swinging in the middle of the cage and Dos Santos rattled Velasquez...
Via Between The Ropes
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Velasquez tops dos Santos at UFC 166

Cain Velasquez stopped Junior Dos Santos in the fifth round Saturday night at UFC 166 to retain the heavyweight title. Dos Santos came out firing to start the final round, but Velasquez (13-1) worked him down to the mat only to have Dos Santos (16-3) get back up against the Octagon walls. The two traded lefts before Velasquez landed a left and took Dos Santos down head-first to...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 166: 'Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III' Event Review

The Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets, was the setting for Saturdays slam-dunk UFC 166. It has been said everything is bigger in Texas and on a night where the big boys were the starring attraction this truly was one of the biggest and best cards in the sports twenty year history. Headlining the card was the culmination of the greatest heavyweight rivalry in the history...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Defeats Junior Dos Santos In The Fifth Round to Remain UFC Heavyweight Champion at UFC 166 (GIFs)

Cain Velasquez defeated Junior Dos Santos in the fifth round to remain UFC Heavyweight Champion at UFC 166. Velasquez worked Dos Santos the entire match, and grinded him down. There wasn’t a single minute where Dos Santos had a chance to breathe.  Referee Herb Dean called the fight at 3:09 of the 5th rd after Dos Santos went for a guillotine choke, but slid off of Velasquez and...
Via Total Sports Blog
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Velasquez finishes Dos Santos

Cain Velasquez said for weeks leading up to his UFC 166 main event bout against Junior Dos Santos that this would be the end of their rivalry and a third fight between the pair of heavyweight behemoths would be the last. The series was tied at one win a piece heading into Saturday night with each fight ending emphatically, leaving no doubt who was the winner. With a chance to cement...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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