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ufc 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior dos Santos - fight recap


Event: UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior dos Santos

Date: October 19, 2013

Location: Houston, Texas

Venue: Toyota Center

Broadcast: Pay-Per-View

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UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 was a mixed martial arts event held on October 19, 2013, at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas

The main event was a UFC Heavyweight Championship bout between the current champion Cain Velasquez and top contender Junior dos Santos.

The two have split their two previous encounters with Dos Santos winning the first bout via first round knockout at UFC on Fox: Velasquez vs. dos Santos and then Velasquez winning the rematch via unanimous decision at UFC 155.

UFC 166 is now officially in the books. The event lived up to the hype and then some, producing a memorable eight finishes, a handful of competitive bouts and a match that will be remembered as one of the most exciting of all time in Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez.

Cain Velasquez vs Junior dos Santos:

Round 5: Dos Santos’ vision is checked again before the final round begins, and the Brazilian is cleared to finish the fight. He scores with a right hand early in the frame, but Velasquez is already in on a single-leg and puts his challenger on the ground in the center of the cage. Dos Santos gets to the cage and stands, but he’s trapped there by Velasquez, who pops him with right hands to the damaged eye.

Dos Santos uses an elbow to escape again, but Velasquez just stands in range and bombs with punches until he comes back to clinch again. They separate for a few seconds before Velasquez cracks his man with another hard right. Dos Santos tries for a brabo or guillotine choke and lands on his head as Velasquez tosses the challenger over his shoulder.

Dos Santos is on his knees, dazed from his head colliding with the canvas, and referee Dean steps in to wave off the bout as Velasquez loads up to finish the fight with punches.

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UFC 166 MAIN CARD results:

Cain Velasquez def Junior dos Santos by TKO

Daniel Cormier def Roy Nelson by unanimous decisionUFC-166-Online-Results

Gilbert Melendez def Diego Sanchez by unanimous decision

Gabriel Gonzaga def Shawn Jordan by TKO

John Dodson def Darrell Montague by KO

UFC 166 preliminary CARD results:

Tim Boetsch def C.B. Dollaway by decision

Hector Lombard def Nate Marquardt by KO

Jessica Eye def Sarah Kaufman by split decision

KJ Noons def George Sotiropoulos by unanimous decision

Adlan Amagov def TJ Waldburger by KO

Tony Ferguson def Mike Rio by submission

Andre Fili def Jeremy Larsen by TKO

Kyoji Horiguchi def Dustin Pague by TKO

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