Daily Archives: November 13, 2011
It was the network premiere for the sport. The UFC recently signed a seven-year deal with FOX Sports.
Dos Santos’ career mixed martial arts record is 14-1-0. His sole loss was to Joaquim Ferreira (a Round 1 submission in 2007). For the UFC, though, Dos Santos is 8-0. Here’s a quick look at those eight wins, and Junior’s road to the championship.
The Brazilian striker’s nickname is “Cigano,” which literally means “Gypsy.” How’d he get that nickname?
|UFC 90||Oct. 25, 2008||W||R1, TKO||Fabricio Werdum|
|UFC 95||Feb. 21, 2009||W||R1, TKO||Stefan Struve|
|UFC 103||Sep. 19, 2009||W||R3, Sub.||Mirko Filipovic|
|UFC 108||Jan. 2, 2010||W||R1, TKO||Gilbert Yvel|
|UFC on Versus||Mar. 21, 2010||W||R1, TKO||Gabriel Gonzaga|
|UFC 117||Aug. 7, 2010||W||R3, Dec.||Roy Nelson|
|UFC 131||Jun. 11, 2011||W||R3, Dec.||Shane Carwin|
|UFC on FOX||Nov. 12, 2011||W||R1, TKO||Cain Velasquez|