Junior dos Santos receives hero's welcome upon return to Brazil with UFC heavyweight championship (Video)

UFC President Dana White has been claiming Brazil is quickly "becoming our new Canada," meaning, MMA is kind of a big deal down in the South American country. And one need look no further than the video above for evidence of this.

Rabid fans turned out in droves to welcome home Junior dos Santos, who just won the heavyweight championship from Cain Velasquez at UFC on FOX 1 this past Sat., Nov. 12, 2011, in Anaheim, California.

Turns out "Cigano" was right when he enthusiastically proclaimed, "I'm famous," at the post-fight press conference. For a complete rundown of all the goings on from the very first UFC on FOX event click here.

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