1. Cain Velasquez's Greatest Threats to UFC Champion's Heavyweight Title

    Cain Velasquez awaits any threat to his title not named Junior dos Santos. Dos Santos is the only UFC fighter who has taken Velasquez more than one round since 2010, but he lost by TKO to the heavyweight champion on Saturday night in UFC 166 ...

    David Daniels Written by David Daniels about 9 months ago 11,745 reads 55 comments

  2. Cain Velasquez and Fedor Emelianenko: Examining the GOAT Question

    In light of the promotion for UFC 166 ’s main event between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos, it is perhaps unsurprising that the most prominent talking point to emerge ...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 9 months ago 9,121 reads 19 comments

  3. UFC 166: What's Next for Main Card Winners

    The buzz surrounding UFC 166 manifested itself in the form of one of the most memorable and entertaining cards in the company's history Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Houston...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 9 months ago 2,029 reads 2 comments

  4. UFC 166 Results: Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez Video Highlights

    Fans, fighters and analysts alike knew a lightweight scrap between Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez had the potential to be something special, and the two scrappy competitors did not disappoint in the slightest...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 9 months ago 23,028 reads 19 comments

  5. Cain Velasquez: Examining His Legacy After UFC 166

    The rumblings were out there. Sure, Andrei Arlovski and Tim Sylvia were embroiled in a bitter feud involving ex-girlfriends , wearing a championship belt in public for some ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 9 months ago 3,850 reads 3 comments

  6. UFC 166: Biggest Losers from Saturday's PPV

    Roy "Big Country" Nelson had his chance to earn a shot at the UFC heavyweight title in the next year. Instead, he lost a lopsided decision against a man who is working to move to light heavyweight...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 9 months ago 616 reads 0 comments

  7. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos 3: What Went Wrong for the Challenger?

    The third chapter in the Cain Velasquez -Junior dos Santos saga came to a close last night at UFC 166 in Houston, Texas...

    James MacDonald Written by James MacDonald about 9 months ago 7,024 reads 16 comments

  8. How Velasquez's Amazing Cardio Led to Dominant Win at UFC 166

    Junior "Cigano" dos Santos needed to keep his back off the mat to have a chance to beat Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 . For the most part he did that. Cigano stopped 11-of-13 takedown attempts from the champion...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 9 months ago 1,047 reads 1 comments

  9. UFC 166: Adlan Amagov Is the Latest in MMA's Russian Invasion

    It's been a good year for Russian MMA . Russia has always been one of the more underrated martial arts nations, with the notable exception of the great Last Emperor Fedor Emelianenko ...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 9 months ago 3,474 reads 4 comments

  10. Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3: Best Potential Next Opponents for Both Heavyweights

    Cain Velasquez mauled Junior "Cigano" dos Santos on Saturday night in Houston's Toyota Center at UFC 166 ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 9 months ago 1,776 reads 6 comments

  11. UFC 166 Results: The 10 Heavyweights in the UFC

    UFC 166 shook up the heavyweight division in a big way. Not only did the main event feature a title fight, but the main card featured two other heavyweight fights...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 9 months ago 9,561 reads 31 comments

  12. UFC 166 Results: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    A great heavyweight rivalry between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos is over for now—and maybe for good—following UFC 166 on Saturday. For a second time, Velasquez dominated dos Santos over five rounds...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 9 months ago 11,920 reads 19 comments

  13. UFC 166 Proves to Be One of the Best Fight Cards Ever, from Top to Bottom

    A fight card is a delicate entity. Nobody ever knows for sure which matchups are going to produce and which ones are going to disappoint...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 3,033 reads 4 comments

  14. UFC 166: Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson Is the Fight to Make

    Unpopular opinion alert: Daniel Cormier has not done enough to deserve a shot at Jon Jones when he walks into the light heavyweight division...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 9 months ago 2,585 reads 18 comments

  15. UFC 166 Fight Card: 3 New Stars Who Emerged in Houston

    UFC 166 was one of the all-time great cards in MMA history. Between classics like Diego Sanchez-Gilbert Melendez and the many knockouts, fans were treated to a great night of fights...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 9 months ago 495 reads 4 comments

  16. Dana White: UFC 166 Was the Best Fight Card in UFC History

    Top to bottom, UFC 166 was the best fight card in UFC history, according to Dana White . The UFC President had a grin the size of Texas on his face all night long as fight after fight lived up to the hype...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 9 months ago 14,788 reads 54 comments

  17. UFC 166 Results: 3 Fights for Hector Lombard to Take Next

    On a card riddled with massive cuts, bloody knockouts and one-sided beatdowns , there may not have been a more deserving winner than Hector Lombard ...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 2,406 reads 9 comments

  18. UFC 166: 3 Fights for Cain Velasquez to Take Next

    After an excellent night of fights at UFC 166 , Cain Velasquez dominated his closest rival, Junior dos Santos, much the same way he did in their last fight. But this time he finished him...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 9 months ago 3,139 reads 16 comments

  19. UFC 166 Notebook: A Night of Enduring Human Spirit

    HOUSTON — There was a moment, at some point during the fourth round of the UFC 166 main event between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos, when I noticed that my internal monologue had changed tone in a drastic way...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 11,120 reads 9 comments

  20. Junior Dos Santos Next Fight: Who Makes the Most Sense for the Battered Warrior?

    UFC 166 did not go as planned for former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. Cain Velasquez successfully defended his title by mauling the challenger — just as he did in their second fight...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 9 months ago 8,214 reads 13 comments

  21. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Results: Breaking Down the Pivotal Moments

    For a heavyweight trilogy to play out like it did, maybe Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos wasn't really a trilogy to begin with...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 705 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos Rematch Shouldn't Take Place

    On Saturday night, UFC 166 presented us with the much-anticipated third showdown between reigning heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and the only man who has beaten him, Junior dos Santos...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 9 months ago 1,071 reads 3 comments

  23. Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez: Was It the Greatest Fight of All Time?

    On Saturday night in Houston, UFC 166 gave us fireworks not often seen in MMA . Not in any sport, really...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 9 months ago 3,274 reads 9 comments

  24. Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3: What Went Right for the Champ

    Not much can be said about Cain Velasquez that wasn't spilled with blood on Saturday night at UFC 166 , as a titanic heavyweight trilogy came to a screeching halt...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 9 months ago 1,527 reads 1 comments

  25. Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 Proves to Be a One-Sided Trilogy

    UFC 166 featured the third installment of Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos for the UFC Heavyweight Championship...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 9 months ago 587 reads 2 comments