Archive: JDS

May 27, 2013 10:17 am

JDS Calls Kick That Dropped Hunt ‘Amazing’

“I never felt very confident to do that before, but I train that a lot in the gym. I was feeling way faster than him, so I tried it and WOW, it was amazing. It wasn’t very well-connected, so when I finished the kick I saw him going down and I enjoyed it. Like I...

May 27, 2013 9:50 am

VIDEO | Watch JDS KO Mark Hunt Right Here

Last weekend at UFC 160 former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, put MArk Hunt away in the third round with a spinning back kick for the ages. If you missed it, check out the highlights above.

May 25, 2013 8:50 pm

UFC 160 RESULTS: JDS defeats Mark Hunt via 3rd round KO

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) On to the next one as Mark Hunt and JDS step into the Octagon. After rocking Mark Hunt multiple times Junior Dos Santos knocked out Mark Hunt in the 3rd round via spinning back kick, who saw that coming? With the win over Mark Hunt JDS has secured himself another shot...

May 15, 2013 10:57 am

Mark Hunt Frustrated With Visa Issues: ‘I’m not a threat to America’

“I’m not like, a threat to America or anything — I’m just ready to do my job and that’s it. I don’t know what it is, I’m running out of time just to get over there and get acclimated. I fought in Vegas once before and I went out there four days out from the...

May 14, 2013 3:45 pm

UFC making progress on Mark Hunt visa issue

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) The UFC has been working tirelessly to get Mark Hunt back to the United States in time for his co-main event bout with Junior Dos Santos a week from Saturday. Hunt was in New Zealand, and encountered some trouble with his visa when trying to fly to the states due to...

May 11, 2013 12:55 pm

JDS on Hunt: ‘It’s over for him, his time to lose has come’

“I think I’m better than him, I’m more complete fighter than him,” said Junior Dos Santos. “I believe so much in myself and I believe in my skills. I can knock anyone out, and I’m going to knock this guy out. He’s very tough; he keeps trying until he knocks the guys out so he’s...

May 10, 2013 10:41 am

Hunt Explains Legal Issues Causing Visa Problems

“Just a stupid incident which happened in 2002. It wasn’t even my fault, but as usual, I get canned for it. I should be fine by today. UFC is on it.” “A friend of mine punched another friend outside a club. Another guy said to me that they needed help. I went out to see...

Mar 8, 2013 9:18 am

VIDEO | Junior dos Santos Sings Katy Perry | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, took to Brazilian TV to show off his vocal skills. What do you think guys, should the former champ stick to cage fighting or does he have a future in pop music?

Jan 3, 2013 9:24 am

VIDEO | A Swollen JDS Says He Hurt His Face Against Cain Velasquez

“I’d like to thank all my fans who were rooting for me at this fight against Cain Velasquez. All the time my hands get hurt during the fight, but this time I go my face hurt. My hands are feeling 100 percent, but my face got a little [swollen this time], you know? It’s for...

Jan 1, 2013 11:29 am

Salary Report: Former Champ, JDS Tops UFC 155 Payroll | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently released the disclosed list of UFC 155 payroll figures. Topping the list was evening headliner Junior dos Santos who took home $400,000.00 for his losing effort against Cain Velasquez. UFC 155 took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here are the full list of...

Jan 1, 2013 10:37 am

JDS Wants Rematch As Soon As Possible | UFC NEWS

“He was better and deserved the win,” said JDS. “But I used the wrong strategy. I was too worried about his takedowns and didn’t protect my face, so he hit me. When the fight was on the ground, I should have used my jiu-jitsu more – I trained it so much. But I just tried...

Nov 30, 2012 8:50 am

Overeem: Cain Is Going To Take Care Of JDS For Me | UFC NEWS

“If I waited for Cain vs. JDS, it would probably be next summer already. It’s been a year since I fought, so you’ve got to consider ring rust. You need to have the experience to use fighting as much as possible. Being out for 18 months would not have been positive. I want dos Santos...

Nov 21, 2012 8:48 am

Coash Says Velasquez Made A Mistake In Taking JDS Rematch | UFC NEWS

“We are quiet, with a good team. It will be a great fight. Cain is a great athlete, no doubt, but he made a mistake by asking for this rematch so soon. Even though he is coming off a victory (against Silva), he was knocked out (by dos Santos). He’ll have to risk closing the...

Nov 7, 2012 8:28 am

Cain Velasquez: JDS “Loss Still Eating At Me” | UFC NEWS

“It’s been eating at me for a while. [The loss] definitely did happen, and it hurt. It sucked. I’ve been waiting for a while to get revenge back.” “It’s just so easy to get hurt in this sport. Whether it be cuts, your joints, bones, everything can mess up at any given time. The way...

Nov 1, 2012 5:40 am

Report: Nike In Talks With UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, is reportedly in negotiations withe popular sports apparel company Nike. Fiveknuckles.com reported: If both sides come to an agreement, Dos Santos will become the third UFC fighter to be sponsored by popular shoe and apparel company, joining the ranks of UFC champions Jon Jones and middleweight champion Anderson Silva....

Oct 30, 2012 10:09 am

Dos Santos: I Can Knock Out Klitschko | UFC NEWS

“I could beat [Wladimir Klitschko], man. Maybe not easy, but I could knock him out. I watch a lot of fights with Wladimir, and I see a lot of holes. Wladimir, the Klitschkos, they’re amazing. I like to watch them fight, especially Wladimir, but it’s kind of boring. They are really good at what they...