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Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos III

Main Event | UFC Heavyweight Championship | 265 lbs

Cain Velasquez defeats Junior dos Santos via KO/TKO at 3:09 of Round 5

Mmaweekly large Cain Velasquez
Mmaweekly large Junior "Cigano" dos Santos

Velasquez
KO/TKO
Round 5

12-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   16-2-0
Climbed to 13-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 16-3
-205 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +175 (Slight Underdog)
Champion   Title   Challenger
Us United States   Nationality   Br Brazil
San Jose, California   Fighting out of   Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
31 years, 2 months, 3 weeks   Age at Fight   29 years, 8 months, 2 weeks, 5 days
241.0 lbs (109.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   240.0 lbs (108.9 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'4" (193cm)
77.0" (196cm)   Reach   77.0" (196cm)
American Kickboxing Academy   Gym   American Top Team (Primary)
Academia Champion (Striking)
UFC 166
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3
  • Date: Saturday 10.19.2013 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: Toyota Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 13 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Velasquez Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • dos Santos Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: UFC Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Velasquez
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Velasquez vs. dos Santos III Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1660  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Velasquez
69%
dos Santos
31%

Videos & Highlights

    Documentary  |  UFC Primetime: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 - Episode 3 report dead link

    Watch the third and final episode of UFC Primetime: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3.

  • Documentary  |  Countdown to UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos report dead link

    Watch the official Countdown show for Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos 3.

  • Documentary  |  UFC Primetime: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 - Episode 2 report dead link

    Watch the second episode of UFC Primetime: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3.

  • Interview  |  UFC 166: Cain Velasquez Pre-fight Interview report dead link

    Watch champion Cain Velasquez talk about his rubber match with power puncher Junior Dos Santos.

  • Documentary  |  UFC Primetime: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 - Episode 1 report dead link

    Watch the premiere episode for UFC Primetime: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3.

  • Interview  |  UFC 166: Junior Dos Santos Pre-Fight Interview report dead link

    Watch challenger Junior Dos Santos talk about the rubber match with Cain Velasquez.

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