Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos III to Headline UFC 166

Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez

  • 13-1 MMA / 10-1 UFC Record
  • 3 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Junior dos Santos, Brock Lesnar, Antonio Silva (x2)

Junior dos Santos

Junior dos Santos

  • 16-2 MMA / 10-1 UFC Record
  • Won 11 of last 12 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Cain Velasquez, Mark Hunt, Frank Mir


UFC 166

October 19th, 2013

Houston, Texas

Toyota Center


Cain Velasquez defeated Antonio Silva for the second time in three fights, both coming by first round TKO. It was Velasquez’s first title defense since regaining the belt with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Junior dos Santos at UFC 155.

Junior dos Santos earned another shot at the UFC title with a third round knockout victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 160. He became the UFC heavyweight champion back in November of 2011, with a 64-second knockout win over Cain Velasquez at UFC on FOX 1. He defended the title once against Frank Mir, before losing to Velasquez in the rematch.


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