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UFC 155 fight card previews, predictions, analysis and more

Check out all of MMAmania's in-depth UFC 155 pre-event coverage featuring our predictions, previews, analysis, interviews, fights to look out for and much, much more in advance of UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos' heavyweight title defense against the man he beat for the title, Cain Velasquez, on Saturday night (Dec. 29, 2012) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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UFC 155 Last Words: Dos Santos Vs. Velasquez 2

Less than 24-hours away from Saturday's (Dec. 29, 2012) UFC 155 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and No. 1 contender Cain Velasquez shared some final thoughts on their heavyweight championship rematch.

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UFC 155: Leben Vs. Brunson Preview, Prediction

Nineteen-fight Octagon veteran Chris Leben will return to the Octagon after serving a one-year suspension for substance abuse, welcoming Strikeforce veteran Derek Brunson to the mixed martial arts (MMA) big league at UFC 155 later this evening. "The Crippler" will have to overcome his personal demons, while "Wrecking Ball" will attempt to end a two-fight losing skid. Who will ultimately prevail? Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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UFC 155: Belcher-Okami 2 Preview, Prediction

More than six years ago, two mixed martial arts (MMA) middleweight upstarts -- Yushin Okami and Alan Belcher -- made their UFC debuts opposite one another. Okami walked away the winner that night, but this weekend at UFC 155, Belcher is the man who is on the rise and in the 185-pound title chase. Will both men continue to head in different directions or will Okami once again emerge victorious in "Sin City?" Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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UFC 155: Boetsch Vs. Philippou Preview, Prediction

Tim Boetsch and Constantinos Philippou are two middleweight fighters quietly riding four-fight win streaks. However, when the the two 185-pound men hook 'em up on the UFC 155 main card later this evening, something has got to give. Will it be "The Barbarian" or the Greek Cypriot? Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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UFC 155: Miller Vs. Lauzon Preview, Prediction

Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon will attempt to inch back closer to the top of the 155-pound contender ladder when they collide in the UFC 155 co-main event later this evening (Sat., Dec. 29, 2012). Miller will look to get back in the win column after a rare setback, while Lauzon will try establish some kind of consistency. Who will get his hand raised in "Sin City?" Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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UFC 155: Dos Santos-Velasquez Preview, Prediction

Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez will roll it back later tonight (Dec. 29, 2012) in the UFC 155 main event, little more than one year after their first encounter lasted little more than one minute in Nov. 2011. Will Velasquez keep his distance and exact revenge? Or will "Cigano" repeat history in "Sin City?" Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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A Complete Guide to UFC 155: Dos Santos-Velasquez

UFC 155: "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2" is all set to pop off tonight (Sat., Dec. 29, 2012) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and we've got a complete guide to the show with links to all the major storylines right here.

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How To Watch UFC 155: JDS Vs. Velasquez 2 Tonight!

The complete UFC 155 fight card will air later this evening on two different networks -- FX and pay-per-view (PPV) -- as well as online via Facebook. Here's how to catch tonight's (Dec. 29, 2012) 'Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2' mixed martial arts (MMA) action from any location.

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UFC 155 Early 'FOTN' Pick, Now With 100% More Beef

With Jamie Varner falling ill before his The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 16 Finale bout with Melvin Guillard, their fight was rescheduled for UFC 155, which takes place tonight (Dec. 29, 2012) -- just two weeks after the original booking. Leading up to the TUF 16 Finale fight card, I called this match up the most likely to win "Fight of the Night" honors ... and that hasn't changed even though the date and location have.

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JDS vs. Cain video: Keys to victory, preview

Check out a complete preview video of tonight's (Sat., Dec. 29, 2012) UFC 155 main event match-up in Las Vegas featuring Junior dos Santos putting his heavyweight championship on the line against Cain Velasquez at the MGM Grand.

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Nostradumbass preview and picks for UFC 155

MMAmania.com resident psychic Nostradumbass breaks down the main card pay-per-view (PPV) fights for UFC 155: "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2," which goes down this Saturday night (Dec. 29, 2012) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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History in the making: Cigano submits Cro Cop

Long before Junior dos Santos was UFC heavyweight champion, "Cigano" was a power-punching up-and-comer who was so dangerous with his hands, he could make you quit in the middle of a fight. Just ask Mirko "Cro Cop," who found out the hard way when they went to war at UFC 103 back in late 2009.

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MMA Media Predictions: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II

UFC 155 is just days away and with the hype reaching a peak, fans are wondering how the event headliner is going to go down. Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez are set to meet for the second time with the UFC heavyweight championship on the line in the main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. With the rematch nearly upon us, nine MMA writers and reporters share their opinions on how dos Santos vs. Velasquez II is going to go down this Saturday night (Dec. 29, 2012).

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UFC 155 Odds, Underdogs And Betting Favorites

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for the upcoming UFC 155: "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2" fight card that is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 29, 2012, including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more.

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Breaking Down UFC 155's Junior Dos Santos

MMAmania.com resident fight analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC 155 headliner -- and reigning heavyweight champion -- Junior dos Santos, who will look to retain his world title from the man he defeated to win it when he rematches Cain Velasquez this Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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UFC 155 'Prelims' FX Under Card Preview (Pt. 2)

More free UFC fights are coming to Facebook/FX this weekend (Sat., Dec. 29, 2012) when the UFC 155: "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2" event kicks off from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg continues the "Prelims" party with part two of a two-part under card preview series.

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UFC 155's Fighter To Watch: Joe Lauzon

Recently, Joe Lauzon has begun to make noticeable improvements to his overall mixed martial arts (MMA) game, showing off impressive skills in wins over Curt Warburton, Melvin Guillard and Jamie Varner. And with a win over Jim Miller at UFC 155 in Las Vegas this weekend (Dec. 29, 2012), Lauzon may be knocking on the door of title contention in the lightweight division to start 2013.

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UFC 155 Preview: 'Dos Santos vs Velasquez 2' Facts

Are you hungry for some UFC knowledge? Good, because MMAmania.com has you covered with 20 facts about UFC 155: "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2," which is scheduled for this Saturday (Dec. 29, 2012) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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UFC 155 'Prelims' Under Card Preview (Pt. 1)

More free UFC fights are coming to Facebook/FX this weekend (Sat., Dec. 29, 2012) when the UFC 155: "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2" event kicks off from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg gets the "Prelims" party started with part one of a two-part under card preview series.

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Breaking Down UFC 155's Cain Velasquez

MMAmania.com resident fight analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC 155 headliner -- and former heavyweight champion -- Cain Velasquez, who will look to reclaim his world title when he rematches Junior dos Santos this Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Four Burning Questions Going Into UFC 155

Every time UFC puts on an event, speculation, questions and theories emerge about which fighters will perform ... or underperform. Will new contenders emerge? Will established ones fall? Where will the winners go? Which losers will still have a job on Monday? Who is healthy? Who is fighting injured? Anytime the UFC athletes are set to enter the Octagon, questions swirl.

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History in the making: Cain Velasquez's UFC debut

Long before he was Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champion, Cain Velasquez was a 25 year old rookie with a 2-0 record, hoping to make a name for himself at the expense of fellow debutant Brad Morris on the UFC 83 "Prelims" in Montreal.

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Exclusive: Belcher Analyzes Upcoming 185lb. Fights

In part two of this MMAmania interview exclusive, Mike Bohn talks to UFC middleweight contender Alan Belcher about being an active member of the online mixed martial arts (MMA) community, a future career in broadcasting, his goals for 2013 and a breakdown of some critical middleweight fights on the horizon.

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Exclusive: Belcher On injuries, Okami And UFC 155

In part one of this MMAmania interview exclusive, Mike Bohn talks to UFC middleweight contender Alan Belcher about his string of injuries that have plagued his career in recent years, his rematch with Yushin Okami at UFC 155 and his desire to fight more often in 2013.

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