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UFC on FOX 17 results, recap, and link wrap-up: 'Cowboy' creamed, Dos Santos Reem'd in Orlando

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...(and still) UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos proved he is undoubtedly here to stay with a one-sided beatdown of top contender Donald Cerrone in the UFC on FOX 17 main event last Saturday night (Dec. 19, 2015) inside Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor may want to reconsider that jump to lightweight.

In the UFC on FOX 17 co-main event, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos came up lame, not only getting popped and dropped by Alistair Overeem, but spending most of his return bout walking around ... and not much else.

It was kinda of a letdown after a fun scrap between Nate Diaz and Michael Johnson.

The Stockton slugger is once again the toast of the 155-pound town after out-boxing lightweight contender Michael Johnson, who will have to go back to the drawing board to try to figure out what went wrong. His offense was on point, but his defense?

Not so much.

In case you missed and or all of last Saturday night's mixed martial arts (MMA) action, which featured "Prelims" on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass -- as well as the debut of a fresh face in the women's strawweight division -- we've gone ahead and compiled all the relevant links for your perusal.

UFC on FOX 17: The fights

Live results and play-by-play

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone: Fight ReviewHighlights

Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem: Fight ReviewHighlights

Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson: Fight ReviewHighlights

Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Randa Markos: Fight Review

Tamdan McCrory vs. Josh Samman: Highlights

Nate Marquardt vs. CB Dollaway: Highlights

Charles Oliveira vs. Myles Jury: Highlights

Vicente Luque vs. Hayder Hassan: Highlights

UFC on FOX 17: Post-fight housekeeping

Post-fight press conference video

Bonuses and awards

Full list of Reebok payouts

FOX Sports 1 "Prelims" recap

UFC Fight Pass "Prelims" recap

UFC on FOX 17: The morning after

Winners and losers

Report Cards

Next matches to make

Nate Diaz punks FOX, puts "Notorious" on blast

What's next for Alistair Overeem?

Other notable stories from this past weekend

Julianna Pena arrested, charged with assault

Sage Northcutt is back!

Paige VanZant is healthy

Referees, judges assigned for UFC 195

Eddie Alvarez has a warning for Anthony Pettis

That should just about cover it.

But don't get too comfy. We have a major pay-per-view (PPV) event right after the new year as UFC 195: "Lawler vs. Condit" lights up the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada (fight card), featuring a welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit.

For more upcoming UFC events click here.

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