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UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3

UFC 166
  • Saturday 10.19.2013 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Toyota Center
  • Location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $2,500,000
  • Attendance: 17,238
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 330,000 | TV Ratings: 628,000 avg. viewers (FS1 prelims)
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 13
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Fight of the Night
    Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez   |   $60,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Knockout of the Night
    Darrell Montague vs. John Dodson   |   $60,000 bonus to Dodson
  • Submission of the Night
    Tony Ferguson vs. Mike Rio   |   $60,000 bonus to Ferguson
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Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Velasquez vs. dos Santos III (13)Sotiropoulos vs. Noons (5)Pague vs. Horiguchi (1)
  • Jacob Montalvo
    Cormier vs. Nelson (12)Montague vs. Dodson (9)Kaufman vs. Eye (6)Fili vs. Larsen (2)
  • Kerry Hatley
    Melendez vs. Sanchez (11)Dollaway vs. Boetsch (8)Ferguson vs. Rio (3)
  • Jay Stafin
    Jordan vs. Gonzaga (10)Lombard vs. Marquardt (7)Amagov vs. Waldburger (4)

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Fight Predictions

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Attendance: 17,238
Live Gate: $2,500,000

Average ticket price: $145.03
Total fight time: 2:04:04

Betting favorites went 11-1 (Kaufman vs. Eye overturned to No Contest)
# of decisions: 4
# of T/KOs: 7

# of Submissions: 1

# of fighters making UFC debut: 5

# of undefeated fighters:1



Fights by weight class:

HW:   3

LHW:0

MW:  1

WW: 2

LW:  3

FW:  0

BW:  1

FLW: 1

WBW:1

*Larsen vs. Fili was a 148.5 pound catchweight bout after Fili missed weight*


$60,000 "of the Night" bonuses:

Fight of the Night: Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez
Submission of the Night: Tony Ferguson
Knockout of the Night: John Dodson

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