The mixed martial arts pay-per-view event of UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II is all set tonight on the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check this page for UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II live results and highlights.
Velasquez and dos Santos had already fought once on November 12, 2011 at UFC on Fox: Velasquez vs. dos Santos, where dos Santos won via knockout in the first round. Velasquez says he's eager for rematch after losing heavyweight title one year ago and he's confident this time to take Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight belt back from Dos Santos last year.
"For a whole year, I've been thinking about redeeming myself. I want the belt, I got into this sport to be the champion," Velasquez said when asked what thought occupied his mind during training camp in San Jose. "When you fight, there's a sense of urgency. I don't know how you can want something too much."
Velasquez last won in May during his first-round technical knockout of the larger Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, who was reduced to a bloody mess.
Meanwhile six of Dos Santos' nine UFC fights have ended by knockout before first round ended. "Cain is good standing too, but I can see holes during a fight better than he can, and I will be waiting for that opportunity," Dos Santos said.
Alistair Overeem, former DREAM and Strikeforce champion, is expected to face the winner of this bout.
After many changes Joe Lauzon finally end up fighting Jim Miller in the lighwieght main card. Tim Boetsch will face Costa Philippou after their fight was cancelled last UFC 154.
Two more Middleweight fight are expected to the main event with Alan Belcher vs. Yushin Okami and Chris Leben vs. Derek Brunson.
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Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez -
Round 1. Velasquez known for excellent wrestling skills attempts lots of takedowns but Dos Santos able to foils them. Velasquez mixed it then with strikes and straight punches a sDos Santos counters on his own. Finally Velasquez landed a heavy overhand right hook that drops Dos Santos with and finish him with strikes on the ground. Dos Santos able to cover from Cain strong punches as he finally stands back up. Velasquez opens up with punches on the ground and fires in punches as the Big round for Velasquez, 10-8.
Round 2. Velasquez seems confident this time and landed big straight jabs that drops Dos Santos again. Dos Santos gets up but Velasquez slams him right back down and absorbs a pair of punches right to the chin. Velasquez takes Dos Santos back down and looks to finish with armbar submission but elude his feet up. Velasquez has the round 10-8.
Round 3. Dos Santos scores nice uppercut hook as Velasquez moves in for a takedown and strikes rained on Dos Santos but he get back up. They exchange up body punches as Dos Santos keeps launching some knock out punch as both fighters slows down. 10-9 for Velasquez.
Round 4. Velasquez takes Dos Santos down a minute but returns to his feet and strikes back with straight jabs that presses Velasquez against the cage. Dos Santos goes for a takedown as Cain avoids it as he grabs Do Santos leg for take down. Cain landed heavy punch and uppercut to the body. Dos Santos throws a tricky elbow but did not damaged Velasquez as he control the round.
Round 5. Velasquez keeps looking for a takedown but Dos Santos foiled it many times. Velasquez finally gets Dos Santos down to the ground midway through the round and gets back to his feet. Velasquez connects with a huge head kick then presses Dos Santos back against the cage to end the round. 10-9 Velasquez.
Velasquez score huge knockdowns on Dos Santos in the first two rounds proved to be the factor of this fight. Cains is witty in the octagon mixing his wrestling and striking skills to neutralized Dos Santos. This time Velasquez Wins via Unanimous Decision 50-45, 50-43, 50-44 and grabs back the UCF heavywieght championship belt.
Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Jim Miller - Miller wins via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28
Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Costa Philippou - Costa Wins via TKO (punches) in 3rd round with 2:11 left
Middleweight: Alan Belcher vs. Yushin Okami - Okami wins via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 29-28
Middleweight: Chris Leben vs. Derek Brunson - Brunson wins vis Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28
Preliminary Card (FX)
Bantamweight: Brad Pickett vs. Eddie Wineland - Wineland wins via Split Decision 30-27, 28-29, 30-27
Bantamweight: Erik Perez vs. Byron Bloodworth - Perez wins TKO (punches) in 1st round with 3:50 left
Lightweight: Jamie Varner vs. Melvin Guillard - Varner wins via Split Decision 30-27, 27-30, 30-27
Lightweight: Michael Johnson vs. Myles Jury - Jury wins via Unanimous Decision
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Heavyweight: Todd Duffee def. Phil De Fries TKO (punches) in 1st round at 2:04
Featherweight: Max Holloway def. Leonard Garcia Decision (split) 5:00 29-28, 28-29, 29-28
Flyweight: John Moraga def. Chris Cariaso Submission (guillotine choke) in 3rd roung with 1:11