Sports at the highest levels are defined by rivalries, between the athletes as well as between the teams. There was Magic and Bird in the NBA, Arnie and Jack on the PGA Tour, Ali and Frazier in boxing, and the Yankees and Red Sox in …
At UFC 155, the heavyweight division was on display when champion Junior dos Santos granted a rematch to Cain Velasquez. In their first meeting, JDS scored a knockout against the proud Mexican warrior in little more than one …
Dos Santos is 11-1 in the UFC and Velasquez is 10-1 in the UFC, with their only losses coming to the other man. UFC heavyweight title: Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos There's a good chance this will be the defining moment of …
Mark La Monica is the deputy sports editor for cross media at Newsday and writes about mixed martial When eight UFC fighters sat on stage at the Beacon Theater in July, one of the biggest rounds of applause came when heavyweight …
The third bout between heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos has been confirmed for UFC 166 on Oct. 19 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. UFC president Dana White confirmed the date and location at a media …
As the UFC presents four of their champions and the four challengers they face during the last four months of this year during a “World Tour” that hits 11 cities in six days, it’s hard to argue what match-up stands out the most. But one that …
Junior dos Santos ... opinions on the UFC 155 “Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2” headliner: Ricardo Liborio: JDS will keep the gold. Jason Dent: JDS will win again. I’d say by TKO late in round three. Mike Ciesnolevicz: Cain is a bad matchup …
Those two electric fights have forced a decisive rubber match as Cain Velasquez puts his heavyweight title on the line …
There’s the mental anguish, the physical strain and, in the recent case of Cain Velasquez, the visual hardship. Ahead of his third heavyweight championship clash with Junior dos Santos Saturday in Houston, Velasquez has worn out his …
Earlier this week I labeled the rubber match between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos the most important heavyweight fight in UFC history. While the division has grown leaps and bounds since the …