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  1. Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos make weight for UFC title fight...

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and top contender Junior dos Santos made their UFC 166 title fight official after each man made weight Friday at the Toyota Center.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  2. Cain Velasquez-Junior dos Santos slated for Nov. 12 bout

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will defend his title Nov. 12 against top contender Junior dos Santos, UFC president Dana White said during a conference call on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  3. Cormier has no room for error

    Franklin McNeil

    HOUSTON -- Several fighters on the UFC 166 main card Saturday night have a lot to lose. But none has more at stake than Daniel Cormier. Sure, a strong case can be made for main-event participants Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos -- there is th...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  4. Velasquez: My focus is on Bigfoot SIlva

    Franklin McNeil

    It's a second opportunity for Cain Velasquez -- a do-over, so to speak. For the second time as a pro, Velasquez seeks the first successful defense of his UFC heavyweight title. Velasquez lost the title to Junior dos Santos in November 2011, but r...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  5. Dos Santos showed heart but not much else

    Franklin McNeil

    Three minutes into their heavyweight title rematch and it was clear that the initial meeting was an anomaly. Cain Velasquez pressured Junior dos Santos with takedowns and hard punches. His assault was relentless -- so much so that dos Santos look...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  6. Dana White says fight between Junior dos Santos, Cain Velasquez a...

    Franklin McNeil

    It's unlikely that heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will defend his title Sept. 22 in Toronto against former beltholder Cain Velasquez, UFC president Dana White said Saturday night during a postfight interview on Fuel TV.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2012
  7. Welterweight contender Rory MacDonald to face former champion B.J...

    Franklin McNeil

    Fast-rising welterweight contender Rory MacDonald issued a challenge to former champion B.J. Penn on Monday. And Penn quickly accepted.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  8. UFC's Dana White likes idea of Junior dos Santos-Cain Velasquez I...

    Franklin McNeil

    It appears that UFC president Dana White won't have to look far to find the next opponent for heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2012
  9. UFC 146: Junior dos Santos stops Frank Mir, defends heavyweight t...

    Franklin McNeil

    Junior dos Santos defended his UFC heavyweight title for the first time by stopping Frank Mir in two lopsided rounds.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2012
  10. Roy Nelson to fight Dave Herman at UFC 146 as Gabriel Gonzaga wit...

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight Roy Nelson will fight Dave Herman at UFC 146, as would-be opponent Gabriel Gonzaga has withdrawn from the fight with an undisclosed injury.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  11. Roy Nelson to take on Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 146

    Franklin McNeil

    Roy Nelson became the latest heavyweight to land a new opponent for UFC 146, the promotion announced Monday on its website.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  12. Cain Velasquez to take on Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva at UFC 146

    Franklin McNeil

    Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will face Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC 146, promotion president Dana White said Sunday on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2012
  13. UFC on Fox roundup: Junior Dos Santos upends Cain Velasquez in Ro...

    Franklin McNeil

    We have a new UFC heavyweight champion -- again. Junior dos Santos obliterated Cain Velasquez in less than a round to wrest away the title.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  14. UFC 131: Brock Lesnar says he'll take a stand against Junior dos ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Has Brock Lesnar solved the stand-up deficiencies Cain Velasquez laid bare? Gunning for his old belt, he says he's ready to trade -- starting with Junior dos Santos.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  15. UFC 131: Brock Lesnar says he'll take a stand against Junior dos ...

    Franklin McNeil

    Has Brock Lesnar solved the stand-up deficiencies Cain Velasquez laid bare? Gunning for his old belt, he says he's ready to trade -- starting with Junior dos Santos.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  16. Cain Velasquez willing to stand, trade with Junior dos Santos

    Franklin McNeil

    Cain Velasquez admits he's willing to stand and trade with dangerous striker Junior dos Santos.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2010