1. Fabricio Werdum: I'll Submit Cain Velasquez If He Takes Me Down

    UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum has been chomping at the bit to get a shot at UFC gold ever since submitting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC on FUEL 10 in June...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 11 months ago 6,121 reads 38 comments

  2. Junior dos Santos Suffered Facial Laceration, Received Stitches Ahead of UFC 166

    Junior dos Santos nearly lost his opportunity to break a tie with heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 on Saturday. During the UFC 166 open workouts on Wednesday, Dos Santos revealed to MMAJunkie ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 30,553 reads 70 comments

  3. Roy Nelson Will Not Have to Shave His Beard for Fight with Daniel Cormier

    It appears Roy Nelson has already defeated Daniel Cormier in one aspect of their upcoming grudge match at UFC 166 , as his signature beard will be in full effect this Saturday night in Houston...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 9,677 reads 32 comments

  4. Killing the King: Cain Velasquez

    Anyone who witnessed Cain Velasquez 's dismantling of Junior dos Santos in their second bout will surely understand that Dos Santos has a tough task ahead of him at UFC 166 ...

    Jack Slack Written by Jack Slack about 11 months ago 19,066 reads 51 comments

  5. UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs. JDS and the Mt. Rushmore of the Heavyweight Division

    It didn't take long for the original owners of the UFC to realize that their growing sport needed a complete paradigm shift in order to make it as a long-term enterprise...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 30,684 reads 216 comments

  6. UFC 166: Predicting the Post-Fight Bonuses

    The UFC has decided to absolutely stack its final three pay-per-views of the year. This is especially the case for UFC 166 in Houston. When it comes to fight night bonuses, most cards have obvious contenders to take home the extra money...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 11 months ago 7,406 reads 15 comments

  7. UFC 166: 5 Under-the-Radar Fights

    On a pay-per-view card situated around a championship trilogy, a heavyweight grudge match and a bloody lightweight war, some marquee matchups are simply being overlooked...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 6,453 reads 3 comments

  8. The Odyssey of Daniel Cormier Continues at UFC 166

    Greatness isn't a goal easily achieved, and for those who chase it, failure is not an acceptable option. While setbacks and sacrifices are interwoven on the path and a necessary ...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 11 months ago 9,554 reads 13 comments

  9. Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3: Complete Guide to UFC 166 Fight Card

    Not all MMA rivalries are created equal—some are mild and fueled by ongoing verbal spats, whereas others arise as the result of top-tier athletes clashing inside the confines of the cage...

    Artem Moshkovich Written by Artem Moshkovich about 11 months ago 14,281 reads 26 comments

  10. UFC 166: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos and the best MMA rubber match in years are soaking up the lion's share of the spotlight at UFC 166 ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 11 months ago 13,201 reads 20 comments

  11. UFC 166: Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Before the long-awaited third act of the Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos trilogy plays out, two of the UFC's most grizzled lightweight veterans will look to capture Fight of the Night honors...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 11 months ago 7,814 reads 23 comments

  12. UFC 166: 4 Promising Fighters Make UFC Debuts in Houston

    UFC 166 is absolutely stacked from the top of the card to the bottom. Not only does it feature the rubber match between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos for the heavyweight ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 11 months ago 6,331 reads 17 comments

  13. UFC 166: 5 Reasons to Watch the Card

    UFC 166 hits Houston this Saturday, and the UFC has lined the card with exciting action from top to bottom. Fans of the sport have been inundated with MMA action in 2013...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 11 months ago 7,829 reads 24 comments

  14. UFC 166: Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson will meet at heavyweight on Saturday, but UFC 166 could preview a light heavyweight move for both men...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 8,402 reads 29 comments

  15. Daniel Cormier Is Going into UFC 166 with Bad Intentions to KO Roy Nelson

    Coming up this Saturday, Daniel Cormier may get his toughest test in the octagon yet. He faces off against Roy “Big Country” Nelson at UFC 166 ...

    BR Productions Written by BR Productions about 11 months ago 12,541 reads 42 comments

  16. Cain Velasquez: King of the Grind

    Pace is a killer and at its best it is a surprisingly subtle one. It is not the punches stemming from the whirling dervish in front of a fighter which catch him unaware. No, they are ever present and easy enough to weather...

    Jack Slack Written by Jack Slack about 11 months ago 12,113 reads 59 comments

  17. UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos will complete their trilogy at UFC 166 on Saturday. While it's far from certain this bout will be the last between the elite heavyweights, ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 11 months ago 12,266 reads 43 comments

  18. UFC 166: The Joy and Pain of Junior dos Santos' Journey

    There is perhaps no more noticeable smile in all of mixed martial arts than the one that belongs to Junior dos Santos...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 13,965 reads 16 comments

  19. UFC 166: Junior dos Santos Fights for His Legacy

    On October 19, 2013, Junior dos Santos (16-2) will face the reigning champion, Cain Velasquez (12-1), for the world heavyweight title at UFC 166 in Houston, Texas. The two first met at UFC on Fox: Velasquez vs...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 12 months ago 2,532 reads 26 comments

  20. Dos Santos Determined to Recapture His Dream by Defeating Velasquez at UFC 166

    Becoming the UFC heavyweight champion was the proudest moment of Junior dos Santos' career as a mixed martial artist. Better yet, it was one of the single greatest accomplishments in the Brazilian knockout artist's life...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 15,616 reads 56 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 166

    UFC Fight Night 29 is over and done with! The results are as follows: Jake Shields def. Demian Maia via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) Dong Hyun Kim def. Erick Silva via knockout (punch) - Round 2, 3:01 Thiago Silva def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 71,875 reads 79 comments

  22. Cain Velasquez Vows to End Rivalry with Dos Santos at UFC 166

    Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will step into the Octagon for the third time against Junior dos Santos at UFC 166 , and he vows it will be the last...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 12 months ago 20,255 reads 159 comments

  23. UFC 166: Adlan Amagov 'Is Going to Be a Future UFC Champion,' Manager Says

    Heavy-handed welterweight Adlan Amagov is gearing up for a welterweight scrap with talented jiu-jitsu ace TJ Waldburger at UFC 166 , but if his team is worried about the matchup, they certainly aren't saying so...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 months ago 6,929 reads 16 comments

  24. Andre Fili in for Injured Charles Oliveira vs. Jeremy Larsen at UFC 166

    UFC 166 is back to 13 fights on the card not long after it appeared that a bout between Charles Oliveira and Jeremy Larsen would be scrapped...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 12 months ago 2,981 reads 12 comments

  25. Roy Nelson Says He Will Beat Cormier, Possibly Go for Title Shot at 205 Lbs

    Back in July, Daniel Cormier discussed how he planned to call for a light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones after he was done roughing up Roy Nelson at UFC 166 . Nelson, though, is looking to steal his thunder in more ways than one...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 12 months ago 7,730 reads 35 comments