"It's not important who my adversary is, but that I get back into fighting. I haven't had a fight since August and I'm eager to get back in the Octagon. (Shane Carwin) has really heavy hands and good boxing, better than (Brock) Lesnar. There's going to be heavy hitting on both sides. You can't predict what's going to happen to your opponent and you can't predict changes that the UFC is going to want to make in the fight. So you just have to be prepared for anything and always bring your A-game. The perfect result for me is one more knockout ... and I think I'll get that knockout at the beginning of the second round."
-- In between preparing for his upcoming UFC 131 fight against Shane Carwin on June 11, Junior dos Santos took time to tell the Vancouver Sun exactly what he wants to do to his opponent when they hook 'em up in the cage -- knock him out. Shocking, I know, but he even went a step further and predicted it will happen at the beginning of the second round, which Carwin has only seen once in his entire career, a loss to "Cigano's" previously scheduled opponent Brock Lesnar. If the Brazilian can take care of business, the reward remains the same, despite the late change in opponents: a date with UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez later this year with the 265-pound strap on the line. Will dos Santos make good on his prediction when the UFC goes north of the border? Or will "The Engineer" flip the script and deliver a trademark knockout of his own? Let's hear it, Maniacs.