UFC 166 Medical Suspensions: Junior Dos Santos Suspended Indefinitely

UFC 166 took place this Saturday night in Houston, Texas with Cain Velasquez defeating Junior Dos Santos in the trilogy fight to retain the UFC heavyweight title in the main event.

BetweenTheRopes.com requested and was able to receive the post-fight medical suspensions from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

Their were three fighters who received indefinite suspensions, including Dos Santos. The former champion will require clearance from an ear, nose and throat doctor for a potential nasal fracture prior to his return.

Velasquez who was suspended six months until April 18th for a possible broken jaw, but get clearance from a doctor to return earlier.

Here are the medical suspensions from UFC 166:

- Junior dos Santos: Suspended indefinitely pending clearance from an ear, nose and throat doctor
- Shawn Jordan: Suspended indefinitely pending clearance from an ear, nose and throat doctor
- Tim Boetsch: Suspended indefinitely pending clearance from an ophthalmologist
- Cain Velasquez: Suspended until April 18 due to possible broken jaw
- Diego Sanchez: Suspended until Jan. 18 due to cuts
- Darrell Montague: Suspended until Jan. 18 for precautionary reasons
- T.J. Waldburger: Suspended until Jan. 18 for precautionary reasons
- Nate Marquardt: Suspended until Dec. 19 for precautionary reasons
- Andre Fili: Suspended until Dec. 19 due to cuts
- George Sotiropoulos: Suspended until Dec. 4 due to cuts
- Gilbert Melendez: Suspended until Nov. 19 for precautionary reasons
- C.B. Dollaway: Suspended until Nov. 19 due to cuts
- Dustin Pague: Suspended until Nov. 19 for precautionary reasons
- Daniel Cormier: Suspended until Oct. 29 for precautionary reasons
- Roy Nelson: Suspended until Oct. 29 for precautionary reasons
- Jessica Eye: Suspended until Oct. 29 for precautionary reasons
- Sarah Kaufman: Suspended until Oct. 29 for precautionary reasons
- K.J. Noons: Suspended until Oct. 29 for precautionary reasons
- Jeremy Larsen: Suspended until Oct. 29 for precautionary reasons
- Gabriel Gonzaga: Suspended until Oct. 27 for precautionary reasons
- John Dodson: Suspended until Oct. 27 for precautionary reasons
- Hector Lombard: Suspended until Oct. 27 for precautionary reasons
- Adlan Amagov: Suspended until Oct. 27 for precautionary reasons
- Mike Rio: Suspended until Oct. 27 for precautionary reasons
- Tony Ferguson: Suspended until Oct. 27 for precautionary reasons
- Kyoji Horiguchi: Suspended until Oct. 27 for precautionary reasons

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UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 Video Highlights

UFC 166 took place on Saturday night from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. In the main event, Cain Velasquez retained the UFC heavyweight championship defeating Junior Dos Santos by unanimous decision in the trilogy fight between the two. In the co-main event Daniel Cormier defeated Roy Nelson by unanimous decision in a heavyweight bout.

Here are the video highlights above of Velasquez vs Dos Santos.

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Video: UFC 166 Weigh-Ins

UFC 166 takes place tonight at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. But before the fighters get into the cage tonight, they had to weigh-in yesterday to make their respective fights official.

Watch the weigh-in video above of all 26 fighters weighing in.

Here is the card for tonight’s UFC 166.

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos – for heavyweight title
- Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson
- Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez
- Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Shawn Jordan
- John Dodson vs. Darrell Montague

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
- Tim Boetsch vs. C.B. Dollaway
- Hector Lombard vs. Nate Marquardt
- Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman
- K.J. Noons vs. George Sotiropoulos

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6 p.m. ET)
- Adlan Amagov vs. T.J. Waldburger
- Tony Ferguson vs. Mike Rio
- Andre Fili vs. Jeremy Larsen
- Kyogi Horiguchi vs. Dustin Pague

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UFC 166 Weigh-In Results: Dos Santos And Velasquez Make Weight For Main Event

The UFC 166 weigh-ins took place a few hours ago from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, which is where the event takes place tomorrow night. The main event will feature the trilogy fight with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his title against Junior Dos Santos. The co-main event will feature Daniel Cormier facing off with Roy Nelson in heavyweight actuion.

All fighters including Dos Santos and Velasquez, but one made weight as Andre Fili weighed in 148.5 pounds for his bout with Jeremy Larsen. Fili forfeits 20 percent of his purse to Larsen since he didn’t want to attempt to cut the 2.5 pounds.

Here are the weigh-in results for UFC 166.

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
• Cain Velasquez (241) vs. Junior dos Santos (240)- for UFC heavyweight title
• Daniel Cormier (224) vs. Roy Nelson (249)
• Gilbert Melendez (156) vs. Diego Sanchez (156)
• Gabriel Gonzaga (257) vs. Shawn Jordan (255)
• John Dodson (125) vs. Darrell Montague (126)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
•Tim Boetsch (186) vs. C.B. Dollaway (186)
•Hector Lombard (169) vs. Nate Marquardt (171)
•Jessica Eye (135) vs. Sarah Kaufman (135)
•K.J. Noons (156) vs. George Sotiropoulos (155)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6 p.m. ET)
•Adlan Amagov (171) vs. T.J. Waldburger (170.5)
•Tony Ferguson (155) vs. Mike Rio (156)
•Andre Fili (148.5)* vs. Jeremy Larsen (145.5)- 148.5-pound catchweight
•Kyogi Horiguchi (135) vs. Dustin Pague (135)

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Video: UFC 166 Weigh-Ins Live Today on BetweenTheRopes.com At 5 PM ET

UFC 166 takes place tomorrow night from the Toyota Center from Houston, Texas. The main event is the trilogy fight for the UFC heavyweight championship as Cain Velasquez defends his title against Junior Dos Santos. The co-main event features Daniel Cormier battling Roy Nelson in heavyweight action.

Before the fighters get into the cage, they hit the scales for today’s weigh-ins starting at 5 p.m. ET at the Toyota Center.

Watch the live video stream above at BetweenTheRopes.com.

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Video: “Countdown to UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos”

Last night the UFC aired their Countdown show, which previews the key fights to an upcoming pay-per-view. UFC 166 takes place on Saturday night from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main event features the trilogy fight between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his title against Junior Dos Santos.

This episode of “Countdown to UFC 166″ will go preview Velasquez and Dos Santos, the co-main event featuring heavyweights Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier and a lightweight bout between Diego Sanchez and Gilbert Melendez.

Watch the videos of all three featured fights below.

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Roy Nelson Signs A New UFC Contract, Will Fight Daniel Cormier At UFC 166

Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson have been calling out each other for months now. All that was needed was a new UFC contract for Nelson and that was delivered yesterday with the fight as well.

It was announced by the UFC that Roy Nelson will be facing Daniel Cormier at UFC 166 on October 19 from the Toyota Center in Houston. Nelson has agreed to a nine fight deal with the UFC, which then led to the announcement of the fight.

Cormier is coming off an unanimous decision over Frank Mir in April at UFC on Fox 7. Nelson is coming off a loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 161 last month.

Cormier and Nelson were jabbing each other on Twitter late last week trying to get the fight made and a handwritten contract was posted on Twitter as well.

This fight will serve as the co-main event of UFC 166, as the main event will feature the trilogy fight between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight championship.

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