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

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UFC 166

October 19th, 2013

Houston, Texas

Toyota Center

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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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