Countdown to UFC on Versus: Dos Santos vs. Gonzaga *VIDEO*

On March 27, two of the most dangerous heavyweights in mixed martial arts will face off at “UFC on Versus”. The heavy-handed Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos (10-1, 4-0 UFC) will take on BJJ black belt Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga (11-4, 7-3 UFC) in a fight that will probably have everyone surprised if it makes it out … Read more

Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Junior Dos Santos added to UFC on VERSUS March 21

The UFC’s March 21 card, which will be the UFC’s VERSUS debut, is stacking up to be a barn-burner. The UFC today announced the addition of Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga (11-4) vs. Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos (10-1) to the card, in a heavyweight showdown that is practically guaranteed not to go the distance.

Gonzaga, now going on his fifth year with the promotion, is coming off a first round TKO victory over Chris Tuchscherer at UFC 102 back in August. It was a much-needed comeback fight for Gonzaga who had been knocked out in his previous fight with Shane Carwin at UFC 96.

Gonzaga has often been hit or miss in his UFC career, but when he hits, he hits hard, and when he connects, it is usually a short night for his opponents. Gonzaga will have to bring his A-game if he wants to get past young Brazilian up-and-comer Junior dos Santos.

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Joe Lauzon in NAGA superfight with Will Kerr on Feb. 14

Joe Lauzon is a busy guy. Not only is he fighting Jeremy Stephens in the main event at this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 17, but exactly one week later he will be taking on grappling phenom, Will Kerr, in a North American Grappling Association ‘Superfight’.

The 15th annual NAGA New England Grappling Championship will be held at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island on Saturday, February 14th. The tournament is open to all grappling styles and will take place in the Twin River Casino’s 26,000 sq. foot Grand Ballroom with 14 competition rings running at once.

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