The third championship bout between heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos happens this weekend at UFC 166. The night’s main event is being called the “final chapter”, but with the state of the division and in all likelihood this will not be the last time these two touch gloves.
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This weekend’s UFC 166 is a night of current and former champions; with title holders from the UFC, Strikeforce and Bellator all piling onto one of the best PPVs of the year. Our main event is the rubber match between two outstanding heavyweights, as Cain Velasquez looks to retain his title, taking on the unstoppable Junior Dos Santos. This tilt is worth the price of admission alone, but we’ve got plenty more action to whet the palate.
The Holiday weekend is still in full force and the UFC has one more night of fireworks planned for the fans with tonight’s UFC 162 from Las Vegas, Nevada. The city that never sleeps has been home to fighters and fight fans for most of the week waiting for the UC 162 grand finale between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman.
Summer is here, the Fourth of July weekend is upon us and the UFC is home in Las Vegas, Nevada for its med-year spectacular UFC 162. The stacked fight card will be the final event of the “UFC Fight Week”, which also includes the very popular Fan Expo.
UFC 162 is one of the most outstanding PPVs in recent memory; there are titles on the line, number one contender spots up for grabs, and pink slips waiting to be handed out at every turn. Our main event is an interesting pairing, as long-time Middleweight champion and all-time great Anderson Silva will face the meteoric Chris Weidman as he looks to start his own reign at the top.
The Filipino wrecking machine, Mark Munoz is set to return to the UFC Octagon after a nearly one year absence. The once middleweight top contender will make his long-awaited return on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162 against Tim Boetsch. Munoz last fought on July 11, 2012 in the UFC on FUEL TV main event against Chris Weidman.
So UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is set to sign a new 10 fight deal with the UFC. Yes i said 10 fights, yes the guy is the number one pound for pound fighter in the world, yes he’s undefeated while in the UFC, but at 37, 38 by the time he fights again, can he even last that long?
The UFC closed out the 2012 year with tonight’s UFC 155 and while the card had its highs and lows, the final two bouts ended things in style. Live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and televised across Facebook, FX and PPV tonight’s UFC 155 saw former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez avenge his loss to Junior Dos Santos to reclaim the UFC heavyweight championship.