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Sep 10, 2016 11:24 am

Junior dos Santos predicts outcome of Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem fight

Saturday night at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, hometown superstar Stipe Miocic will look to defend his UFC heavyweight title against arguably the most decorated fighter in the UFC, Alistair Overeem. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is rather torn on who they think will fin the fight. While some believe that...

Sep 7, 2016 6:50 am

Junior dos Santos praises USADA

Junior dos Santos believes that USADA is the best thing to happen to the heavyweight division. In a weight class where guys are testing for performance enhancing drugs left and right, the former heavyweight champion sounded off on the topic and praised the UFC’s new drug testing policy. “Thank you for USADA! They are doing...

Jul 10, 2016 10:31 am

Junior Dos Santos calls out Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos took to Twitter to congratulate Brock Lesnar on his UFC 200 victory over Mark Hunt and to ask “The Beast” for a future fight: Congratulations on your victory Brock. CAN I SEE YOU NOW? — Junior Dos Santos (@junior_cigano) July 10, 2016 Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos...

Jun 8, 2016 9:58 am

Junior dos Santos sounds off on Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

The MMA world was taken by surprise during the UFC 199 broadcast when it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon for a fight at UFC 200. After a brief period of uncertainty, it was revealed that Lesnar would be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt in a...


May 22, 2016 3:45 pm

Junior dos Santos has a message for Ben Rothwell

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos picked up an impressive decision victory over Ben Rothwell in the main event of UFC Fight Night 86 this past April. Following his loss to “JDS”, Rothwell stated that taking the fight was “strategically stupid”, as dos Santos was coming off of a loss. “Cigano” responded to Rothwell’s...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

Apr 28, 2016 11:34 pm

Junior Dos Santos releases statement on shoulder surgery

Earlier this month, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returned to the win column as he defeated Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision in Zagreb Croatia. The win for JDS was a much needed one after losing via TKO to Alistair Overeem back in the end of 2015. Unfortunately for the former heavyweight champ, he...

Apr 11, 2016 12:32 am

VIDEO | Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos UFC Fight Night 86 highlights

Check out the video highlights from the UFC Fight Night 86 main event that took place at UFC’s debut in Croatia. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos was able to work over Ben Rothwell in the five-round main event fight that dos Santos won by unanimous decision. Check out UFC on FOX analysts Jay...

Apr 10, 2016 2:14 pm

UFN 86 Results: Junior dos Santos defeats Ben Rothwell

Top heavyweight contenders Ben Rothwell and Junior dos Santos squared off in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 86 main event. Both men were able to land some heavy shots in the opening round. JDS scored some great shots to the body while “Big Ben” found a home for his overhand right on frequent occasion. Round two...

Mar 15, 2016 11:39 am

Junior Dos Santos’ bold analysis of Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic

Fabricio Werdum has been on a tear since returning to the UFC back in 2012. ‘Vai Calvao’ has gone 6-0 over the last 4 years since returning to the Octagon, capturing the UFC heavyweight championship in the process. Werdum has looked dominant over the course of the 6 wins, submitting Antonio Nogueira, dominating Travis Browne...

Dec 27, 2015 3:45 pm

Junior dos Santos flips and does a butt jump!? : Just flipping around

Junior dos Santos may of lost to Alistair Overeem over a week ago but you just can’t keep a good guy down.  The former champ is seen in this video performing an impressive flip-land and skid across his lawn as he hangs out with his family. Santos has lost three of his last five fights,...

Dec 22, 2015 1:47 pm

How much has Junior dos Santos made in the UFC: Career UFC Earnings

Former champ Junior dos Santos recently fought Alistair Overeem and was devastated with huge shots that ended the contest in the 2nd round. Dos Santos has been in three battles with Cain Velasquez, went against the biggest one punch KO artists in Roy Nelson and MArk Hunt. With all the success that JDS has had...

Dec 20, 2015 11:31 am

Alistair Overeem Full Interview: Explains his TKO of Junior Dos Santos

Alistair Overeem defeated former champion Junior dos Santos last night in a battle of champions that ended possible title hopes for dos Anjos in 2016. Overeem will need to wait for the outcome of the Arlovski vs Miocic fight next month on January 2nd to see what his next move will be moving into the...

Dec 19, 2015 6:35 pm

UFC on FOX 17 Results: Alistair Overeem TKO’s Junior dos Santos

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (17-4 MMA) squared off with former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem (40-14 MMA) in the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX 17’ in Orlando, Florida. Round one begins and the big men touch gloves. Both fighters start slow and try to find their range. Leg kick misses for dos Santos. Overeem...

Oct 17, 2015 7:43 am

Rothwell hoping for fill-in fight against Junior Dos Santos

Ben Rothwell is concerned about his placement in the UFC’s heavyweight division. The best way to solidify his position as the #1 contender? Defeat former champion Junior Dos Santos. Rothwell was set to face Stipe Miocic at UFC Dublin on October 24th, however after an injury forced Miocic off the card Rothwell was left without...

Sep 8, 2015 12:01 am

Junior Dos Santos’ New Hairstyle?

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos finally has a fight scheduled. He will go up against Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 17 in Dec. Dos Santos has been out of action since last December when he defeated Stipe Miocic via decision in a five round battle. Since then he’s dealt with injures...

Aug 25, 2015 6:11 pm

Junior dos Santos: ‘I Hope Overeem Doesn’t Fail The Drug Test This Time’

Just early today, the UFC announced that heavyweights Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem would be fighting at UFC on FOX 17, on Dec. 19 in Orlando, FL. Right after the fight was announced, the former UFC champ, Dos Santos, took to Instagram and took a few shots at Overeem. The two have already been...

Aug 25, 2015 12:21 pm

Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem Set For UFC on FOX 17

Well, it’s finally official. UFC heavyweights Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem will meet in the octagon at UFC on FOX 17. The fight was announced by the UFC on Tuesday. The two have been going back and forth on Twitter, with Overeem telling Dos Santos to sign and make it happen. It seems like...