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 …
Not much can be said about Cain Velasquez that wasn't spilled with blood on Saturday night at UFC 166, as a titanic heavyweight trilogy came to a screeching halt. The bottom line is that the baddest man on the planet showcased the …
That fight is between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Junior “Cigano” dos Santos. “We’re going to keep the same type of pace [as the last fight],” Velasquez told Fox News Latino during ... Champion Vs. Champion During the …
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 luncheon …
There always seems to be an inherent finality to a trilogy in combat sports: Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Duran, Randy Couture vs. Chuck Liddell, Georges St-Pierre vs. Matt Hughes, and numerous others …
It took just over one minute for Junior Dos Santos to take Cain Velasquez's Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight belt from him last year. Velasquez has now spent the better part of the last year-plus trying to figure out a way to take …
UFC 116 gave UFC fans the first match between two of the four fighters that have often been referred to as the four horsemen. Shane Carwin, Junior dos Santos, Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar all made major impacts in the …
That’s what Junior dos ... of the arena while dos Santos jumped over the cage and greeted the crowd of 11,089 in celebration of securing the only thing he really wanted — a third meeting with UFC heavyweight champion Cain …
The 12 fight card is headlined by a legacy defining UFC heavyweight title bout pitting champion Cain Velasquez against challenger Junior Dos Santos. Velasquez-Dos Santos ... the game T.J. Waldburger. K.J. Noons vs. George …
UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, left, delivers a kick to Junior Dos Santos in their title fight at UFC 166 in Houston on Oct. 19, 2013. Updated October 21, 2013 9:56 AM A bloodied Junior Dos Santos, left, looks to his …