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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 12:01 am

Junior Dos Santos’ New Hairstyle?

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos finally has a fight scheduled. He will go up against Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 17 in Dec. Dos Santos has been out of action since last December when he defeated Stipe Miocic via decision in a five round battle. Since then he’s dealt with injures...

Aug 25, 2015 6:11 pm

Junior dos Santos: ‘I Hope Overeem Doesn’t Fail The Drug Test This Time’

Just early today, the UFC announced that heavyweights Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem would be fighting at UFC on FOX 17, on Dec. 19 in Orlando, FL. Right after the fight was announced, the former UFC champ, Dos Santos, took to Instagram and took a few shots at Overeem. The two have already been...

Aug 25, 2015 12:21 pm

Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem Set For UFC on FOX 17

Well, it’s finally official. UFC heavyweights Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem will meet in the octagon at UFC on FOX 17. The fight was announced by the UFC on Tuesday. The two have been going back and forth on Twitter, with Overeem telling Dos Santos to sign and make it happen. It seems like...

Aug 17, 2015 7:05 am

BEEF! Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem go at it on Twitter!

After what felt like months of Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos calling each other out in various interviews and on social media, we may finally get to see these two clash in the octagon. The heavyweights were originally scheduled to square off a couple years ago at UFC 146. After Overeem knocked out Brock...

Jul 27, 2015 10:00 am

‘Junior dos Santos — pick up your phone and accept the fight!’

Alistair Overeem has been enjoying his vacations, but he seems to be itching to get back into the octagon. There’s just one issue: He has his sights set on Junior dos Santos, and the former UFC Heavyweight Champion hasn’t accepted the fight yet. @junior_cigano waiting for your 'yes, We can' phone call… — Alistair Overeem...

Jul 23, 2015 2:00 am

Rothwell’s READY! Calls Out Andrei Arlovski And Junior dos Santos

  At the top of the heavyweight contender ladder lies a sleeping giant in the form of top 10 heavyweight “Big” Ben Rothwell. Currently riding a three-fight winning streak, boasting stoppages over Vera, Mitrione, and Overeem, Rothwell is now asking for championship level competition. “I’m just trying to get myself a fight. I’m making heavy...

May 8, 2015 9:30 am

After May/Pac, Junior dos Santos Thinks MMA is Bigger than Boxing

Watching Floyd Mayweather defeat Manny Pacquiao may have been the most anti-climactic way to finish a fight night in recent memory. The build up was amazing and the fight was years in the making, but fighters and fans alike agree that it did not live up to the hype. Junior dos Santos enjoyed the way...

Apr 21, 2015 3:50 am

‘Junior dos Santos Is the Gate Keeper & Everyone Knows It’

“The personal choice, if I’m honest, is Junior Dos Santos. He’s not booked for a fight, I’m not booked for a fight. I will probably hear about this in the next two weeks, but logic suggests he’s the next opponent. There’s nobody else that makes sense,” he said. “I’m just gonna wait to see what...

Jan 11, 2015 3:34 pm

Travis Browne Calls For Fight Against Junior Dos Santos

Following his quick dismantling of Brendan Schaub at the end of last year, Travis Browne is looking for a quick turnaround, which he hopes comes against Junior Dos Santos, or filling in for either heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez or interim champion Fabricio Werdum when the pair finally meet. He spoke to MMAFighting prior to UFC...

Dec 15, 2014 5:02 am

Junior Dos Santos expects long career despite taking massive damage in recent fights

It is nearly impossible to ignore the recent damage taken to former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in his last two fights. In his rubber match against Cain Velasquez, Dos Santos received one of the worst ‘crimson masks’ in the history of the sport (See that HERE), and this past weekend, Dos Santos defeated...

Dec 14, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, an incredible night of fights was capped off by a 5-round war between Junior Dos Santos Cigano, and Stipe Miocic that ultimately saw JDS given the nod by all 3 judges in what some are considering a controversial win for the former champ. Below is a compilation of...

Dec 10, 2014 5:00 am

Fight Night Phoenix: Junior Dos Santos Pre-Fight Interview

The last time Junior Dos Santos entered the Octagon was against Cain Velasquez back at UFC 166 in October of 2013. The former heavyweight king talks about the frustrations that come with not being able to fight and much more in this interview.

Jul 28, 2014 9:59 am

Junior Dos Santos Admits He Has Holes In His Game

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is known for his one punch knockout power, as well as his boxing abilities. However it is no secret that Dos Santos struggles with wrestlers, as seen in his last two fights against Cain Velasquez. Dos Santos spoke to MMAFighting.com about the holes he sees in his game,...

Jul 28, 2014 9:52 am

Junior Dos Santos Eyes November Return Against Stipe Miocic

Junior Dos Santos hasn’t seen Octagon action since October of 2013 when he suffered a brutal beating at the hands of Cain Velasquez, however Dos Santos was supposed to fight Stipe Miocic in May at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale, but had to pull out of the fight with a broken hand. Dos Santos explains...

Feb 14, 2014 8:28 am

Junior dos Santos on Alistair Overeem: “I don’t care about (fighting) this guy.”

The long awaited matchup between former UFC heavyweight champion Junior “Cigano” dos Santos and former Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem is, well, still going to be awaited. It seems that Overeem has yet again walked away from another opportunity to fight the former champ. Originally set to face off at UFC 146, the bout was...

Feb 12, 2014 6:53 pm

Dana White: Alistair Overeem is Ducking Junior dos Santos

Dana White does not seem to have a filter when it comes to sharing his opinion of UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem. White criticized Overeem’s dominant performance in his last bout against Frank Mir, simply calling it ‘crappy‘. ‘The Reem’ went on to further annoy the UFC President when he called out former UFC Heavyweight Champion...