Pic: Dana White reveals Mark Hunt turned down Junior Dos Santos fight at UFC 160, which would mean that the promotion offered it to the "Super Samoan" after he expressed his interest to replace the injured Alistair Overeem. If true, it contradicts Hunt's public statement, as well as takes some steam out of his rally wagon. As a result, dos Santos vs. Overeem has now been postponed until summer. You mad?
When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) first hit the FOX airwaves for UFC on FOX 1: "Velasquez vs. Dos Santos," company President Dana White and the now retired Brock Lesnar served as booth analysts. So who's handling duties for UFC on FOX 2? That would be retired former heavyweight champion Randy Couture and current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Anyone excited to see "The Natural" back in the fold as an analyst for FOX?
(GIF) Junior dos Santos knocks out Cain Velasquez at UFC on FOX 1 to capture the heavyweight championship tonight (Sat., Nov. 12, 2011) in Anaheim, California. Did this go how you expected it to, Maniacs? For complete UFC on FOX 1 results and blow-by-blow coverage of all the night's action click here and here. Props: IronForgesIron.com
The UFC wants you to tell 10 friends that UFC on FOX 1: "Velasquez vs. Dos Santos" is going down this Sat., Nov. 12, 2011, at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. As if any of them didn't know already. The promotion has pulled out all the stops to market the biggest fight in MMA history, including pre-fight shows and specials across the FOX Sports network of channels. By the time Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos touch 'em up to get it on sometime around 8:15 p.m. ET, where will you be? And will you have 10
friends Maniacs with you?
(Pic) UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez visits the NFL on FOX set in advance of today's slate of games. The UFC will premiere on the network television channel with today's (Oct. 30) UFC on FOX "Primetime" show featuring Velasquez and the man who will challenge for his title on Nov. 12 in Anaheim, Junior dos Santos. For more on that click here.
UFC on FOX 1 poster for 'Velasquez vs. Dos Santos" on Nov. 12 in Anaheim, California (Pic). Expect a bigger and better version to appear as we get closer to fight night. In the meantime, let's hear some predictions for the heavyweight championship fight headlining the UFC debut on network television.
The UFC is making some heavyweight moves by announcing Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos and Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem. Read more about how the promotion is trying to remain on its big growth curve right here.
Antonio Silva has officially joined "Team Nogueira," and will be training alongside such heavyweights as Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Junior dos Santos, according to "Bigfoot's" Twitter. Quite the collection of big men, but does this mean a move to UFC would create a few matchmaking issues among some of the elite heavyweight fighters in the world?