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Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos III likely at UFC 166 in Houston

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The rubber match between UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (16-2 MMA, 10-1 UFC) and ex-titleholder Cain Velasquez (12-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) is expected to take place in October in Houston, likely at UFC 166.

UFC President Dana White today laid out the plans at UFC 161's open workouts in Winnipeg.

Although a date and venue weren't given for the title fight, it'll take place in an arena, not a stadium such as Cowboys Stadium. That makes Toyota Center, which hosted UFC 136 in 2011, a strong possibility.

Despite the smaller venue, the pay-per-view event is likely to be a big one for the UFC.





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Smaller venue?

The toyota center is plenty big

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Posted by george112

Smaller venue?

The toyota center is plenty big




I think the hope was to pair this fight with a Jones/Silva superfight and put it in Cowboys stadium

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Posted by Shawn91111


Posted by george112

Smaller venue?

The toyota center is plenty big




I think the hope was to pair this fight with a Jones/Silva superfight and put it in Cowboys stadium


id go to either. Im just glad they are finally coming back to Texas

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Post #4   6/13/13 5:11:51PM   

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Shit was hoping for gsp or Jones.
I may not head to Texas for this fight
Already saw Cain vs Jds live already

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and 9 months later will be Cain vs JDS IV

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Isn't JDS the former title holder or am I punch drunk

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Yes, he won the title by first round KO, but Velasquez won the rematch by unanimous decision.

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Posted by sbulldavid

Isn't JDS the former title holder or am I punch drunk



Just noticed that. Junkie is not on their game

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Post #9   6/15/13 6:44:57PM