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Jul 10, 2016 10:31 am

Junior Dos Santos calls out Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos took to Twitter to congratulate Brock Lesnar on his UFC 200 victory over Mark Hunt and to ask “The Beast” for a future fight: Congratulations on your victory Brock. CAN I SEE YOU NOW? — Junior Dos Santos (@junior_cigano) July 10, 2016 Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos...

Jun 8, 2016 9:58 am

Junior dos Santos sounds off on Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

The MMA world was taken by surprise during the UFC 199 broadcast when it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon for a fight at UFC 200. After a brief period of uncertainty, it was revealed that Lesnar would be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt in a...

May 22, 2016 3:45 pm

Junior dos Santos has a message for Ben Rothwell

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos picked up an impressive decision victory over Ben Rothwell in the main event of UFC Fight Night 86 this past April. Following his loss to “JDS”, Rothwell stated that taking the fight was “strategically stupid”, as dos Santos was coming off of a loss. “Cigano” responded to Rothwell’s...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...


Apr 28, 2016 11:34 pm

Junior Dos Santos releases statement on shoulder surgery

Earlier this month, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returned to the win column as he defeated Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision in Zagreb Croatia. The win for JDS was a much needed one after losing via TKO to Alistair Overeem back in the end of 2015. Unfortunately for the former heavyweight champ, he...

Apr 16, 2016 1:57 pm

UFC on FOX 19 Results: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos TKO’s Omari Akhmedov in round 3

A welterweight bout between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (15-5 MMA) and Omari Akhmedov (15-4 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 19 card in Tampa Bay, Florida. Round one begins and Akhmedov opens with a jab that misses. Dos Santos and Akhmedov exchange leg kicks. Big right hand just misses for dos Santos. Akhmedov lands...

Apr 11, 2016 12:32 am

VIDEO | Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos UFC Fight Night 86 highlights

Check out the video highlights from the UFC Fight Night 86 main event that took place at UFC’s debut in Croatia. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos was able to work over Ben Rothwell in the five-round main event fight that dos Santos won by unanimous decision. Check out UFC on FOX analysts Jay...

Apr 10, 2016 2:14 pm

UFN 86 Results: Junior dos Santos defeats Ben Rothwell

Top heavyweight contenders Ben Rothwell and Junior dos Santos squared off in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 86 main event. Both men were able to land some heavy shots in the opening round. JDS scored some great shots to the body while “Big Ben” found a home for his overhand right on frequent occasion. Round two...

Mar 15, 2016 11:39 am

Junior Dos Santos’ bold analysis of Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic

Fabricio Werdum has been on a tear since returning to the UFC back in 2012. ‘Vai Calvao’ has gone 6-0 over the last 4 years since returning to the Octagon, capturing the UFC heavyweight championship in the process. Werdum has looked dominant over the course of the 6 wins, submitting Antonio Nogueira, dominating Travis Browne...

Dec 27, 2015 3:45 pm

Junior dos Santos flips and does a butt jump!? : Just flipping around

Junior dos Santos may of lost to Alistair Overeem over a week ago but you just can’t keep a good guy down.  The former champ is seen in this video performing an impressive flip-land and skid across his lawn as he hangs out with his family. Santos has lost three of his last five fights,...

Dec 22, 2015 1:47 pm

How much has Junior dos Santos made in the UFC: Career UFC Earnings

Former champ Junior dos Santos recently fought Alistair Overeem and was devastated with huge shots that ended the contest in the 2nd round. Dos Santos has been in three battles with Cain Velasquez, went against the biggest one punch KO artists in Roy Nelson and MArk Hunt. With all the success that JDS has had...

Dec 20, 2015 11:31 am

Alistair Overeem Full Interview: Explains his TKO of Junior Dos Santos

Alistair Overeem defeated former champion Junior dos Santos last night in a battle of champions that ended possible title hopes for dos Anjos in 2016. Overeem will need to wait for the outcome of the Arlovski vs Miocic fight next month on January 2nd to see what his next move will be moving into the...

Dec 19, 2015 6:35 pm

UFC on FOX 17 Results: Alistair Overeem TKO’s Junior dos Santos

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (17-4 MMA) squared off with former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem (40-14 MMA) in the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX 17’ in Orlando, Florida. Round one begins and the big men touch gloves. Both fighters start slow and try to find their range. Leg kick misses for dos Santos. Overeem...

Dec 17, 2015 1:00 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Dos Santos vs. Overeem

This Saturday at UFC on FOX 17 Junior Dos Santos and Alistair Overeem will collide in a matchup of elite level strikers. While a win over Dos Santos would certainly put Overeem in line for a heavyweight title shot, he plans to test the market after the fight. See UFC commentator Joe Rogan break down...

Dec 14, 2015 12:02 pm

Junior “Cigano” dos Santos 2015 Highlights: Santos back for FOX 17

Junior dos Santos (17-3 MMA) lost the heavyweight title to Cain Velasquez back in October 2013 at UFC 166.  “Cigano” is 2-2 in his last four fights and his only losses in 8 years came by the hands of the same man, Cain Velasquez. He’s officially the #2 heavyweight in the world and with a...

Dec 4, 2015 10:11 am

Dos Santos says Werdum: ‘did not fight the Cain Velasquez I fought’

With having three matches against Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos knows a thing or two about the former UFC heavyweight champion. Losing his own heavyweight championship title to Velasquez, Dos Santos spoke to Combate warning Werdum that he has yet to face a prime Cain Velasquez. “I think Werdum did well in his last fight,...

Oct 17, 2015 7:43 am

Rothwell hoping for fill-in fight against Junior Dos Santos

Ben Rothwell is concerned about his placement in the UFC’s heavyweight division. The best way to solidify his position as the #1 contender? Defeat former champion Junior Dos Santos. Rothwell was set to face Stipe Miocic at UFC Dublin on October 24th, however after an injury forced Miocic off the card Rothwell was left without...

Sep 8, 2015 5:34 am

Dos Santos Will Train At ATT, Believes He Can KO Werdum Again

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is looking to get back to the gold once more and to do that he will first have to take out his next opponent, Alistair Overeem. The two have come across each other before, but have yet to enter the octagon together. Now they will get to...