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Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez II

Main Event | UFC Heavyweight Championship | 265 lbs

Cain Velasquez defeats Junior dos Santos via 5 Round Decision

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

Velasquez
Decision
Round 5

10-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   15-1-0
Climbed to 11-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 15-2
+175 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -210 (Moderate Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Us United States   Nationality   Br Brazil
San Jose, California   Fighting out of   Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
30 years, 5 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   28 years, 10 months, 4 weeks, 1 day
240.0 lbs (108.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   239.0 lbs (108.4 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 155
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2
  • Date: Saturday 12.29.2012 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 12 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • dos Santos Total Disclosed Pay: $400,000
  • Velasquez Total Disclosed Pay: $200,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by dos Santos
  • Event Links:
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dos Santos vs. Velasquez II Wiki Update Wiki

Dos Santos defeated Velasquez by Knockout just 64 seconds into their first fight.Which was the UFC's first fight to air on Fox.It was also the most-watched live MMA event in the United States drawing an average of 5.7 million viewers and a peak of 8.8 million viewers during the main event.

 

Dos Santos is coming off a brutal beatdown of Frank Mir, and Cain is coming off a vicious first round TKO of Antonio Silva.

Last updated 12.24.2012, 5:11 PM ET
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dos Santos vs. Velasquez II Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1593  
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KO/TKO
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Velasquez
23%
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dos Santos vs. Velasquez II Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Just posted a photo http://t.co/LpDvQPE0
5 days, 3 hours, and 39 minutes
after
My room View In San Diego http://t.co/7Hsa9KbC
5 days, 3 hours, and 38 minutes
after
Sunset cliffs http://t.co/KQKONIUI
5 days, 3 hours, and 36 minutes
after
I'd like to answer all your messages but I can't there's so many. So thank you very much for this and these messages make me feel hungrier
4 days, 7 hours, and 24 minutes
after
gostaria de agradecer vcs que me mandam msgns individualmente mas não posso, são muitos. Então muito obrigado, suas msgns me trazem vontade
4 days, 7 hours, and 20 minutes
after
I'm feeling good guys and I didn't have anything broken. The only thing that is hurt is my heart.
4 days, 2 hours, and 27 minutes
after
Eu to me sentindo bem sim e não quebrei nada ta bom. A única coisa que dói é o coração
4 days, 2 hours, and 25 minutes
after
Ola pessoal saudade de falar com vcs. Bom acabei de chegar em San Diego onde fico por alguns dias. Quem estiver Por aqui vejo vcs por ai rs
4 days, 2 hours, and 17 minutes
after
Hello everyone I miss talking with you guys :) well I just arrived here in San Diego where I'm staying for some days. See you around
4 days, 2 hours, and 16 minutes
after
@roynelsonmma very good to see You Both happy New Year big Roy and little Jacx
2 days, 6 hours, and 56 minutes
after
Feliz ano novo ha todos vcs. Que 2013 seja um ano muito bom pra todos nós, com muita saúde, alegrias, conquistas e fé em Deus. Grande abraço
2 days, 5 hours, and 47 minutes
after
Meus objetivos para 2013 estão bem claros.- - treinar mais duro doque nunca e reconquistar o cinturão dos pesados #makeitcount #justdoit
2 days, 2 hours, and 17 minutes
after
My 2013 goals are very clear - - train harder than ever and regain the heavyweight title. I will #makeitcount! #justdoit
2 days, 1 hour, and 39 minutes
after
Ola pessoal Para aqueles que estavam torcendo por mim, me desculpem, e para aqueles que torciam pelo Cain, parabéns.
1 day, 11 hours, and 15 minutes
after
Hi guys To all those who were rooting for, I'm sorry and to those who were rooting for Cain, congratulations!
1 day, 11 hours, and 14 minutes
after
I'll be @LVFightShop signing for @Affliction today at 4:00 http://t.co/zAtZNMQJ
22 hours and 55 minutes
after
Thank you to my sponsors @Affliction @BSNFinishFirst @MilwaukeeTool @MetroPCS @OakGroveTech LUGZ, Wild Wings, @MicroTechBUZZ
22 hours and 53 minutes
after
Thank you to all who support me. You gave me strength in the fight.
16 hours and 2 minutes
after
from, @midiav7 - @#forçacigano http://t.co/jX7HqLoP
9 hours and 26 minutes
after
Guys Cigano is doing great, joking around with all the nurses.
8 hours and 42 minutes
after
Galera o Cigano ta otimo, brincando com todos os enfermeiros, alto astral.
8 hours and 41 minutes
after
@junior_cigano: Thank you all for your support but this time I lost but i promise that i tried my best
8 hours and 25 minutes
after
Agradeco a todos mas esta noite eu não consegui honrar sua torcida por mim mas eu juro que tentei.
8 hours and 23 minutes
after
Perdi!
8 hours and 21 minutes
after
Obrigado a todos vcs! Thank You all guys! http://t.co/eWoc35uf
4 hours and 16 minutes
after
Saindo do quarto agora. Com muita fé em Deus e Nossa Senhora para mais uma vitória. http://t.co/5kfPH91q
4 hours and 11 minutes
after
I'm here in my room relaxing and waiting to go to this war. I thank all of you for the messages. I will honor all of them!
1 hour and 55 minutes
before
Estou aqui no quarto relaxando e esperando o momento de ir pra guerra. Agradeço a todos vcs pelas mensagens. Vou honrar todas elas!
2 hours and 59 seconds
before
What about this one? #nice @ufc http://t.co/Y326hq0f
18 hours and 26 minutes
before
http://t.co/rU4897tg
20 hours and 32 minutes
before
Saindo pra pesagem. @nike energydrinktnt sitecorinthians @cerenatosaraiva http://t.co/UlXkFaQi
22 hours and 43 minutes
before
“@ivetesangalo: @Luiz_Dorea @junior_cigano boa sorte!!! Baianos no controle. Força” é aquilo mesmo! RS obrigado
22 hours and 56 minutes
before
Check out my slow motion Signature Series piece from @MetroPCS http://t.co/IqyfXLlY #TeamMetro
23 hours and 38 minutes
before
Tonight I had my last training session before the fight. Tomorrow we'll have the weigh-in n Saturday it's show time Thank u for your support
1 day, 13 hours, and 52 minutes
before
Hoje foi o ultimo dia de treino antes da luta. Amanhã teremos a pesagem e sábado é hora do show. Obrigado a todos vcs pelo apoio e torcida
1 day, 14 hours, and 31 minutes
before
“@Ramonlemosjj: Equipe pronta! @PrimeEsportes @Luiz_Dorea @apiccolipf @Glaube_Feitosa @junior_cigano @GuedesGroup http://t.co/VxLOJL0L” osss
1 day, 14 hours, and 50 minutes
before
Come meet me this Sunday in Vegas http://t.co/zb8QrlFZ @Affliction
2 days, 4 hours, and 33 minutes
before
Focado na luta mas sempre com o Brasil na cabeça! @beatsbydrebra http://t.co/A2rQfhra
2 days, 13 hours, and 57 minutes
before
Come meet me this Sunday in Vegas http://t.co/zb8QrlFZ
2 days, 20 hours, and 15 minutes
before
Finally we arrived in Las Vegas now is time to get some rest and then have a training session.
3 days and 12 minutes
before
Finalmente chegamos em Vegas! Agora é relaxar, treinar um pouquinho e sábado ir pra baralha.
3 days and 17 minutes
before
Encontrei no aeroporto essa fera do humor Brasileiro @tomcavalcante1 Muito simpático e gente boa. Osss http://t.co/e47lZQur
3 days, 22 hours, and 15 minutes
before
Encontrei no aeroporto essa fera do humor Brasileiro @tomcavalcanti1 Muito simpático e gente boa. Osss http://t.co/RUWFDpZu
3 days, 22 hours, and 19 minutes
before
Treininho na quadra do hotel. http://t.co/dFaCKpjX
3 days, 23 hours, and 19 minutes
before
I'm On my way to airport and I hope tonight everything is gonna be all right with our flight to Vegas
3 days, 23 hours, and 42 minutes
before
Bom já estamos em direção ao aeroporto novamente e se Deus quiser vai vai correr tudo bem!
3 days, 23 hours, and 42 minutes
before
Dona Canô foi Descansar ao Lado de Deus depois de 105 anos de vida. Meus sentimentos aos familiares dessa gr http://t.co/7Vg4sBz3
4 days and 21 minutes
before
I hope you all are having a great and beautiful Christmas Day with your family
4 days, 6 hours, and 2 minutes
before
Espero que todos estejam tento um dia lindo de Natal junto com suas famílias.
4 days, 6 hours, and 3 minutes
before
We can't forget that is Christmas time so MERRY CHRISTMAS! God bess all of us
4 days, 18 hours, and 3 minutes
before
Bom não podemos esquecer que é Natal então FELIZ NATAL! Que Deus abençoe a todos nos com muita paz, saúde e harmonia
4 days, 18 hours, and 6 minutes
before
É o jeito e achar um lugar pra descansar e amanhã a guerra continua. Confiança em Deus sempre http://t.co/sawntDsT
4 days, 18 hours, and 10 minutes
before
I just post a picture of Thiago Mendes who help me a lot here to reschedule my flight to Vegas. I'm really thankful about it Thanks Thiago
4 days, 18 hours, and 45 minutes
before
Obrigado Obrigado e obrigado Thiago http://t.co/Rihqhf6A
4 days, 18 hours, and 54 minutes
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Esse é o Thiago Mendes, que depois que a TAM complicou a minha vida e viagem, Thiago que trabalha na UNITED http://t.co/AGIbbUdF
4 days, 18 hours, and 59 minutes
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O nome dele é Thiago Mendes e trabalha na UNITED. Me salvou Agradeço profundamente Thiago por atenção que teve conosco http://t.co/pM3w7hU5
4 days, 19 hours, and 4 minutes
before
And Saturday a have a world title fight it's so important to me and to all my team for our life. This is how we are treat here
4 days, 19 hours, and 25 minutes
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It's so desrespectiful. Now I lost my fight to Vegas and having a lot of other problems it's very frustrating
4 days, 19 hours, and 29 minutes
before
Closed
4 days, 19 hours, and 34 minutes
before
We spend 6 hours flying from Salvador to São Paulo normally this fight takes 2 hours. The airline company lie to us saying the airport was
4 days, 19 hours, and 34 minutes
before
Estou revoltado. Isso é um absurdo
4 days, 19 hours, and 47 minutes
before
Por um capricho da companhia a semana começa pessimamente pra mim. Seria simples de deixar pra lá se não tivesse uma luta tão importe sábado
4 days, 19 hours, and 48 minutes
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A TAM mentiu que o aeroporto estava fechado para os clientes e por uma razão que ainda desconheço, complicou a minha vida
4 days, 19 hours, and 54 minutes
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A TAM arruinou minha viagem. Levei 6 horas de vôo de Salvador para São Paulo e perdi meu vôo pra Vegas. Falta de respeito total
4 days, 19 hours, and 56 minutes
before
“@RonnyMarkes: Um Feliz Natal pra todos!! Que DEUS ilumine🙏🙏 o Natal de cada um de vcs...” Amem pra vc tbm amigo
5 days, 1 hour, and 52 minutes
before
Just posted a photo http://t.co/OhwYAUxf
5 days, 1 hour, and 54 minutes
before
Hello everybody I'm on my way to Vegas. It's fight week. Let's do it
5 days, 1 hour, and 58 minutes
before
Ola pessoal, já estamos a caminho de Las Vegas. Semana de luta. vamos que vamos
5 days, 1 hour, and 59 minutes
before
“@apiccolipf: @Luiz_Dorea @junior_cigano @Ramonlemosjj @Glaube_Feitosa equipe CAMPEÃ http://t.co/jkC4mTeN”
5 days, 2 hours, and 40 seconds
before
Meu amiguinho Alexandre http://t.co/pGGDgMn4
6 days and 49 minutes
before
“@BigfootSilva: @junior_cigano o primeiro leao q vi sem juba...Dia 29 tera muita patada dura do leao..boa sorte Irmao..” Obrigado Leão! :)
6 days, 4 hours, and 26 minutes
before
Descansando no domingão e acreditem ou não aproveitar pra dar um tapa no que resta de cabelo rsrs http://t.co/xnGNPkm4
6 days, 5 hours, and 39 minutes
before
The UFC's reporter @PaulaSack was covering our conditioning training in São Paulo. Check it out @ufc @ufcbrasil http://t.co/yjD9tp9P
6 days, 5 hours, and 45 minutes
before
A reporter do UFC @PaulaSack esteve cobrindo nossa preparação Fisica em São Paulo. Confira! @ufc @ufcbrasil http://t.co/yjD9tp9P
6 days, 5 hours, and 51 minutes
before
Não há segredos, oque tenho é muita fé em Deus e trabalho duro.
1 week, 4 hours, and 19 minutes
before
It has no secret, just faith in God and hard work
1 week, 4 hours, and 21 minutes
before
The sparring session this morning was great. Thank God for everything is going well Ready for the battle
1 week, 4 hours, and 24 minutes
before
O sparring de hoje foi ótimo. Obrigado Deus por tudo estar bem. Agora é só fazer uma manutenção e ir pra batalha
1 week, 4 hours, and 27 minutes
before
@demianmaia Amem!!
1 week, 8 hours, and 21 minutes
before
@demianmaia @luiz_dorea @ufc valeu Damião
1 week, 8 hours, and 34 minutes
before
Good morning guys! Today is my last training session here In Brasil. Let's Go
1 week, 8 hours, and 35 minutes
before
Bom dia pessoal! Hoje ultimo treino aqui no Brasil,
1 week, 8 hours, and 36 minutes
before
Got to @Affliction 's Facebook page in a few minutes, I'm taking it over
1 week, 1 day, 4 hours, and 7 minutes
before
Mensagem especial para você! http://t.co/EbYDMqaF
1 week, 1 day, 4 hours, and 56 minutes
before
Uma mensagem especial para você! http://t.co/rPQValb6
1 week, 1 day, 4 hours, and 58 minutes
before
My FB takeover at 10 am PST tomorrow will be on @Affliction 's FB page https://t.co/PRdG7sb1
1 week, 1 day, 20 hours, and 2 minutes
before
I am doing a Facebook Takeover on @Affliction 's Facebook page tomorrow December 21st, 2012 at 10:00am PST! You can ask me anything!
1 week, 1 day, 20 hours, and 16 minutes
before
“@Thiago_Asmar: @junior_cigano É nesse domingo, sim!!!! Tudo sobre sua vida no @eespetacular !!!” Ossss
1 week, 1 day, 20 hours, and 36 minutes
before
A preparação física de Cigano para a luta contra Velasquez no UFC 155 http://t.co/zmwSh1oZ @Luiz_Dorea @PaulaSack @apiccolipf @Ramonlemosjj
1 week, 2 days, 2 hours, and 33 minutes
before
Good morning everyone! Today we have one more sparring session at Champion's gym and the master @Minotauromma will be there. I'm glad u came
1 week, 2 days, 8 hours, and 45 minutes
before
Bom dia pessoal! Hoje é dia de sparring na Champion e com a presença do mestre @Minotauromma mais tarde posto fotos ;)
1 week, 2 days, 8 hours, and 49 minutes
before
“@Minotauromma: Bom dia a todos! Indo para a academia Champion ,na Bahia treinar com o mestre @Luiz_Dorea e o @junior_cigano” Opa ai sim RS
1 week, 2 days, 8 hours, and 51 minutes
before
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