1. UFC 166: What Is the Ceiling for Upstarts Andre Fili and Kyoji Horiguchi?

    UFC 166 provided a lot of talking points from the main card, but the early preliminary bouts set the tone for the evening. The four Facebook preliminary bouts all ended in finishes, and two of those featured UFC newcomers...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 576 reads 2 comments

  2. UFC 166: Fighters Who Made Biggest Statements on Exciting Houston Card

    The UFC 166 card brought plenty of excitement to the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. But when the dust settles from all the madness (and Diego Sanchez and Junior dos Santos stop ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 10 months ago 1,490 reads 1 comments

  3. UFC 166: Is Jessica Eye a Threat to Ronda Rousey?

    Jessica Eye stepped up to accept a fight against the No. 2-ranked Sarah Kaufman at UFC 166 , and the former No. 1-ranked flyweight got the split-decision victory in her debut...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 12,799 reads 50 comments

  4. UFC 166 Results: Grading Saturday's Bouts Following Cain Velasquez Triumph

    Eight early finishes, a memorable heavyweight title defence and an early contender for Fight of the Year in Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez ensured that UFC 166 was a rousing success...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 10 months ago 628 reads 1 comments

  5. UFC 166: 3 Fights for Gilbert Melendez Take Next

    Gilbert Melendez picked up some bonus money for his Fight of the Night performance against Diego Sanchez. The instant classic stole the show at UFC 166, and Melendez picked up the important victory...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 1,012 reads 1 comments

  6. UFC 166 Results: Top 10 Lightweights in the UFC

    UFC 166 featured one Top 10 lightweight in action, and Gilbert Melendez took care of business. The No. 2 lightweight defeated Diego Sanchez in an instant classic...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 5,981 reads 28 comments

  7. UFC 166 Results: Post-Fight Stock Report

    UFC 166 finished up in Houston, and the event was one of the most entertaining in recent MMA history. From top to bottom, it delivered. The eight preliminary fights featured five finishes, and the main card tacked on three more...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 10 months ago 4,736 reads 14 comments

  8. Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3: Cain Velasquez Cements Status, Ends Rivalry with Win

    If there were any doubts about who reigns atop the UFC heavyweight division, Cain Velasquez assuaged those and then some at UFC 166 on Saturday night...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 10 months ago 1,893 reads 1 comments

  9. White Cites Full Roster as Reason Keeping Fighters Busy Has Become Difficult

    John Dodson put on a dominant showing on Saturday night against Darrell Montague at UFC 166 . "The Magician" worked behind his highly touted power to earn an impressive knockout in the first round of the flyweight tilt...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 1,015 reads 8 comments

  10. Dana White Pleased with Daniel Cormier at UFC 166, Not Sure Where He Fits at LHW

    Daniel Cormier has made no secret of his intentions to make a run at the light heavyweight title. The former Olympian has been wrecking shop in the heavyweight ranks since turning pro four years ago...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 4,219 reads 8 comments

  11. Cain Velasquez: Is the UFC Champion the Greatest Heavyweight Ever?

    Cain Velasquez performed perfectly at UFC 166 against Junior dos Santos. The champion out-struck, out-wrestled and out-willed his foe, notching an career-defining fifth-round stoppage...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 10 months ago 3,875 reads 66 comments

  12. Cain Velasquez's Next Fight: Dana White Says Fabricio Werdum 'Makes Sense'

    Minutes after Cain Velasquez took home the win from the UFC 166 rubber match opposite Junior dos Santos, he very likely has his next opponent lined up. That would be former Strikeforce fighter Fabricio Werdum ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 18,952 reads 44 comments

  13. Twitter Reacts to 'Mexican World War' Between Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez

    It was a “Mexican world war” at UFC 166 on Saturday night when Gilbert Melendez stepped into the cage against Diego Sanchez ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 10 months ago 10,061 reads 10 comments

  14. Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3: Breaking Down the Fightmetric Numbers

    Cain Velasquez decimated Junior dos Santos at UFC 166 . Decimated. For five rounds, the champion blasted dos Santos with punches, elbows, kick and knees, solidifying his status as the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts today...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 10 months ago 2,601 reads 9 comments

  15. UFC 166 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 30

    UFC 166 is over and done with. The results are as follows: Cain Velasquez def. Junior dos Santos, TKO (Round 5, 3:09) Daniel Cormier def. Roy Nelson, Unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Gilbert Melendez def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 39,719 reads 19 comments

  16. UFC 166 Fight Card: Recapping the Fight Night Bonuses

    UFC 166 came like a hurricane to viewers, providing fans with one of the best cards in recent memories. From the war between Diego Sanchez and Gilbert Melendez to the numerous finishes ...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 10 months ago 11,212 reads 17 comments

  17. Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3: Twitter Reacts to Epic Trilogy's Conclusion

    One of the greatest threematches in UFC history has come to its end. Cain Velasquez took control of the rubber match early, yet again using his wrestling to press Junior dos Santos to the cage and rough him up...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 11,261 reads 40 comments

  18. UFC 166: Cain Velasquez Wrecks Junior dos Santos, Can Anyone Stop the Champion?

    Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos will go down in UFC history as the great heavyweight trilogy that wasn't. Dos Santos took the first fight in just over a minute when Cain was seriously injured...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 49,650 reads 318 comments

  19. The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 166

    The rivalry between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos has become one of the best in the history of the UFC. In their two previous meetings, each man has been able to settle the other with his dominant strength...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 10 months ago 26,258 reads 31 comments

  20. UFC 166 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Velasquez vs. Dos Santos Card

    Turnover at the top of mixed martial arts makes for a dynamic main event scene. Most fighters' time at the peak of the sport is so short that fresh and interesting matchups are always being produced...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 88,454 reads 139 comments

  21. UFC 166 Results: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

    You know what? Sometimes, it all comes together. Even more than usual, all the bright lights were trained on the main event at UFC 166...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 57,506 reads 132 comments

  22. Cain Velasquez Retains UFC Heavyweight Title vs. Junior dos Santos via TKO

    Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defeated Junior sos Santos via TKO in the fifth round in the main event of UFC 166 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 10 months ago 25,827 reads 130 comments

  23. Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson: What We Learned from UFC 166 Co-Main Event

    In the co-main event of UFC 166 , Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier crushed a slimmed-down Roy Nelson in the heavyweight division via unanimous decision, winning 30-27 on all three judges' scorecards...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 10 months ago 21,485 reads 61 comments

  24. UFC 166: What We Learned from Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez

    Gilbert Melendez finally got into the UFC earlier this year. After years of toiling away in the relative obscurity of Strikeforce, he finally, at long last, got his title fight in the UFC against Benson Henderson...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 17,752 reads 70 comments

  25. UFC 166: What We Learned from Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Shawn Jordan

    Quick: What rhymes with "Napao"? Got it? KA -POW! Yes, I went there. Gabriel Gonzaga just laid the boom all over Shawn Jordan's face, notching a brutal knockout finish in the second pay-per-view fight...

    Hunter Homistek Written by Hunter Homistek about 10 months ago 6,854 reads 14 comments