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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Junior dos Santos has only defended his title once since taking it from Cain Velasquez in November 2011, but the Brazilian titleholder is now set to meet the former champion in a rematch at UFC 155. In their first bout at UFC on Fox 1, Dos …
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 …
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 …