Dana White gives us a behind the scene’s look at the happenings of UFC 165 in his recent video blog. We get access to Jon Jones pre-fight as he talks to his team. You’ll also get a glimpse at Brendan Schaub celebrating after his win over Matt Mitrione. Eddie Wineland angered after what he felt was a premature stoppage in a fight for the interim bantamweight title. Dana White talks to Alexander Gustafsson as if he had won and commends him on what Dana says is fight of the night, fight of the year and fight of I don’t know what.
The UFC 166 PPV event took place on Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. UFC President Dana White spoke with the media following the event and spoke about a ton of topics. He spoke on the UFC 166 event itself and how it thought it was the best UFC event they’ve ever done. Also, his thoughts on poor officiating, and “delusional” Roy Nelson among many other topics.
The UFC 166 post-fight press conference took place after a great night of fights from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main event saw Cain Velasquez defeat Junior dos Santos for the second time in less than a year to retain his UFC heavyweight title. Velasquez stopped dos Santos via TKO in the fifth and final round after battering him for the majority of the fight.
Time to hit the scales again. Today’s UFC 166 weigh-ins will go down ahead of tomorrow night’s huge pay-per-view event. Cain Velasquez will defend his heavyweight title against familiar foe Junior Dos Santos in the main event. Fellow heavyweights Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier shouldn’t have to worry much about their weight as they both have trimmed down ahead of their bout.
Tonight the men step on the scale at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ahead of tomorrow night’s Bellator 104. Brent Weedman and Rick Hawn collide in a rematch to see who will advance in the welterweight tournament. On the other side of the bracket War Machine will look to get past Ron Keslar.
When Quinton “Rampage” Jackson signed with Bellator earlier this year he was afforded some opportunities with Viacom that included possible movie deals, professional wrestling and a reality show. He has already made his pro wrestling debut and tonight we will see the first episode of his reality show titled Rampage4Real.
The third and final episode of UFC Primetime: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos aired on FOX Sports 1. The footage took us back to the first two matchups between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos. Dos Santos won the first matchup in 64 seconds with Velasquez taking the rematch via dominant unanimous decision. Both fighters and their training camps spoke about the upcoming match and all the things they are doing to prepare each fighter for battle at UFC 166 on October 19 in Houston, Texas.
The UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III card is set to take place in Houston, Texas, on October 19, and will take place at the Toyota Center. The event will be headlined by the heavyweight trilogy between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos with a heavyweight co-main event between Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson. Also, lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez will go to war on what should be a great night of fights. Check out the Countdown to UFC 166 episode below