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Feb 8, 2017 7:28 am

Odds! Stipe Miocic opens as big favorite over JDS ahead of title rematch

After several previous reports, the UFC has officially announced that heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will next defend his title against Junior Dos Santos. The pair will duke it out in the main event of UFC 211, which is scheduled for May 13 in Dallas, Texas. Miocic and Dos Santos, of course, are quite familiar with...

Jan 13, 2017 6:21 am

Stefan Struve gives statement on injury that forced him out of JDS bout

This February, Stefan Struve was supposed to have the opportunity to avenge one of the ugliest losses of his career: a crushing 2009 knockout dealt by Junior Dos Santos. The two heavyweights were expected to rematch on February 19 in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Regrettably, Struve was forced out of this bout with a...

Dec 13, 2016 6:52 am

‘JDS’ is not happy that the UFC is allowing “scared” Stipe Miocic to take a break

Today, the UFC heavyweight division is ruled by Croatian-American destroyer Stipe Miocic. Miocic won the title back in May, when he flatlined an overaggressive Fabricio Werdum with a brilliantly placed punch. The heavyweight king then made a successful defense of his title in September, when he delivered his third straight first-round KO against decorated veteran Alistair...


Sep 7, 2016 6:36 am

JDS on professional boxing: “That would be my paradise!”

Not many fighters have better hands than Junior ‘Cigano’ dos Santos. The Brazilian slugger has 12 knockout victories to his name, and has put down some of the heavyweight division’s best with his hands alone. ‘Cigano’ blasted on to the scene with an uppercut knockout of eventual champion Fabricio Werdum, and showed off his slick...

Aug 30, 2016 12:24 pm

Video | Jovial JDS Announces He’s Ready to Return to Training

Things were looking pretty rough for Junior Dos Santos at the end of 2015. On December 19, in his first fight in over a year, the former heavyweight champ looked torpid and gun-shy, and was ultimately knocked out by Alistair Overeem. Luckily, Dos Santos was able to bounce back big-time in his next bout, thumping...

Mar 28, 2016 8:13 pm

JDS says he looked ‘worse than he was’ in fights with Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (17-4 MMA) has been in a bit of a slump, going a mere 2-3 during his past five octagon appearances. Although only 32 years of age, “JDS” has been through plenty of wars, most notably his final two bouts with rival Cain Velasquez in which he took a considerable...

Dec 19, 2015 8:29 am

Overeem confident in ‘perfect game plan’ for JDS fight

Alistair Overeem is facing one of the toughest challenges of his career tonight in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 17 when he faces #3 ranked Junior Dos Santos. Overeem is currently on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him KO Stefan Struve, and pick up a decision win over Roy Nelson. While...

Oct 14, 2015 12:49 pm

With Stipe Out, Rothwell Pulled From Dublin Card, Eyeing Reems Slot Against JDS

It was announced yesterday that UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic had suffered an injury and had to pull out of his scheduled fight with Ben Rothwell, which was set for Oct. 24 in Dublin, Ireland. It was reported that the UFC was looking for a last minute replacement to take on Rothwell, but now it looks...

Aug 24, 2015 9:35 am

Overeem to JDS: ‘Don’t be a DNB… Sign the contract!’

The UFC heavyweight division may be far from stacked, but there are several match-ups that NEED to happen before it’s too late and “The Reem” vs. JDS is one of them. The two were scheduled to square off at UFC 146 years ago. Overeem had knocked out Brock Lesnar and earned a shot at the...

Aug 11, 2015 6:52 am

REEM: ‘JDS Fight Is Coming’

“That’s what I’m working for very hard every day, one more win and I will fight for the title. (Fabricio) Werdum has that title right now. He made an excellent resurgence, he’s a completely different fighter. I have to say I’m also a completely better fighter since we last fought, so I’m close. One more...

Aug 8, 2015 10:34 pm

REPORT: Overeem vs. JDS Set To Take Place In Dallas

UFC heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos might be meeting in the octagon. That’s according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan. On Saturday night, during his live podcast, Rogan let it slip that he had already worked on countdown segments for the fight. From the way Rogan acted after saying it, it’s apparent he probably...

Jul 8, 2015 5:37 am

Rothwell: “Give me Arlovski or JDS and let me prove my case”

UFC heavyweight contender Ben Rothwell (35-9 MMA) is currently riding an impressive three-fight win streak, which includes victories over Alistair Overeem, Brandon Vera, and most recently Matt Mitrione. “Big Ben” believes he is just one win away from a chance at UFC heavyweight gold and hopes that a future victory over either Andrei Arlovski or...

Jul 7, 2015 8:47 am

Alistair Overeem Demands Fight With JDS

  The ‘Reem’ wants a fight with Junior Dos Santos and he wants it now. UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is calling for a fight with former UFC champion Junior Dos Santos. Overem took to Instagram to get the opinion of all his fans, showing a the picture shown above and saying “yes or no”. Then...

Jun 30, 2015 1:38 pm

REVENGE? Werdum Wants To Settle Scores With JDS, Arlovski

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is on a mission, a mission fueled by revenge. The champ told MMAFighting that he wants re-matches with Andrei Arlovski and Junior Dos Santos, both are fighters that he lost to in the past. “I would like to fight (Andrei) Arlovski because it was a close fight, a split decision,...

Jun 25, 2015 9:56 am

JDS Returning To Training Next Month, Wants Werdum Fight

“I want to clarify that I´m very well, and I´ll be in perfect condition to face Werdum at the end of the year. Actually I was injured before the fight against Stipe Miocic [at UFC on Fox 13]. I had a strain in the [anterior cruciate ligament], and ended up aggravating it during the fight...

Jun 23, 2015 8:42 am

JDS not injured, wants to be champion by year-end

UFC President Dana White recently told reporters that Andrei Arlovski or Stipe Miocic would be the next man to challenge Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title, this because former champ Junior dos Santos was still nursing an injury. However, in a public note sent out by his team, “JDS” explained that he could be...

Jun 17, 2015 1:00 pm

JDS Makes His Case For A Shot At UFC Champion Fabricio Werdum

Former UFC champion Junior Dos Santos is in a perfect postion to be the next heavyweight title challenger, according to himself. With Fabricio Werdum beating Cain Velasquez last weekend, Dos Santos believes that he is an obvious choice for his first challenger. Dos Santos told Sportv: “I’m working towards that, no doubt about it. I...

Jun 10, 2015 1:41 pm

Coach: 25-Minutes With Cain Will Be A JDS Type Beating For Werdum

“By saying a zero chance, it’s not an actual statement. I’m saying he has little chance. The bottom line is from what I viewed of the Mark Hunt fight [at UFC 180], Mark Hunt was beating him in the stand-up the first round, thrashing him somewhat on the ground…is Mark Hunt some great jiu-jitsu guy?...

May 22, 2015 10:08 am

Former UFC Champion JDS Weighs In on Anderson Silva’s Olympic Dreams

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva believes he has what it takes to hang with the best in the world in Taekwondo and has decided to throw his hat in the mix for the 2016 Olympic Trials. While there are doubters saying Silva could never hang with the best, Junior Dos Santos believes...

Apr 1, 2015 2:03 am

JDS Calls Fight With Alistair Overeem “Interesting”

  “That’s an interesting fight. If the UFC also thinks so, it will happen. He’s doing well, got himself two wins in a row. Before that he was sort of apathetic in the division. No matter who it is, I just want that can make me evolve and get better at my quest to be the...

Mar 16, 2015 10:56 am

Dana White Likes Overeem vs. JDS Next

Years after the original JDS vs. Overeem fight was cancelled, the heavyweight scrap received a new birth following last weekend’s UFC 185 event. UFC President Dana White vouched for the idea during his post-UFC 185 interview, stating, “I like it. Does Overeem like it?” In 2014 the promotion made a second attempt at booking Overeem...

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Ben Rothwell Calls For Fight Against JDS, Stipe, or Arlovski

Ben Rothwell is currently riding a 2-fight win streak, with wins over Brandon Vera, and most recently Alistair Overeem at the end of 2014. Rothwell is looking to build upon the 2 wins and continue winning as he looks for a win over a top ranked heavyweight to crack the top 10. He spoke to...

Jan 15, 2015 10:44 am

JDS Undergoes Nose and Knee Surgery

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been roughed up in has last couple of outings. Though victorious, Brazil’s former champ was in need of some body repairs. From Junior’s Instagram: “I would like to let you know that I just had a knee and nose surgery and that went very well,” dos Santos...

Oct 19, 2014 3:56 pm

Miocic Calls For Title Shot With Win Over JDS

Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos are set to square off at UFC on FOX 13 on December 13th. The bout will be the biggest test of Miocic’s 13 fight professional career that has seen him pick up 12 wins. Miocic, who is ranked #5 on the UFC’s official rankings hopes to fight the winner...

Sep 18, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Eyeing Bout Between JDS And Stipe Miocic

The UFC is targeting a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic for UFC on Fox 13 in December. The fight will mark Dos Santos’ first fight back to the Octagon after being TKO’d by Cain Velasquez back in October of 2013. Prior to that bout, Dos Santos had knocked out Mark Hunt...

Sep 12, 2014 9:00 am

JDS Not Interested: ‘The UFC is hard for Overeem’

“Alistair is a very tough athlete, but it’s not very interesting for me to be fighting against him, you know? If UFC tells me to fight against him, I will fight against him. Right now, I don’t think it’s an interesting fight for me. He’s an excellent athlete but he’s having a very tough time....