Cain Velasquez vs Antonio Silva II, Junior dos Santos vs Alistair Overeem Headed for UFC 160

Cain Velasquez


Cain Velasquez

  • 12-1 MMA / 9-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Junior dos Santos, Brock Lesnar, Antonio Silva

Antonio Silva


Antonio Silva

  • 18-4 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Andrei Arlovski, Fedor Emelianenko, Alistair Overeem


Junior dos Santos

Junior dos Santos

  • 15-2 MMA / 9-1 UFC Record
  • Won 10 of last 11 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Cain Velasquez, Shane Carwin, Frank Mir

Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem

  • 36-12 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
  • Won 11 of Last 12 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Mark Hunt, Fabricio Werdum, Brock Lesnar


UFC 160

May 25th, 2013

Las Vegas, Nevada

MGM Grand Garden Arena


Cain Velasquez regained his title in impressive fashion with a dominant unanimous decision over Junior dos Santos at UFC 155. The win was his second in a row since his 64-second knockout loss to Dos Santos, also defeating Antonio Silva via first round TKO in May of last year.

Antonio Silva stunned the MMA world with a vicious third round knockout win over the heavily favored Alistair Overeem at UFC 156. That was his second knockout victory in a row, previously defeating Travis Browne with a first round TKO stoppage.

Junior dos Santos’ loss to Cain Velasquez snapped a ten-fight winning streak, dating back to May of 2008. During the win streak, he was a perfect 9-0 in the UFC, including notable wins against Fabricio Werdum, Cain Velasquez, and Frank Mir.

An eleven-fight win streak, including wins over Fabricio Werdum and Brock Lesnar in his UFC debut put Alistair Overeem in title contention with a win at UFC 156. Unfortunately for him, he came in with an arrogant attitude and it cost him against Antonio Silva, suffering a third round knockout loss.



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