Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos III Likely For October in Houston

It didn’t take long for this announcement.

Photo from UFC.com

Photo from UFC.com

The fight will likely take at UFC 165 in Houston in October.

No date and venue were announced by White, but he did state the event will be in an arena and not the stadium show that was rumored.

The rubber match was setup at UFC 160 last month when Velasquez defeated Antonio Silva by TKO and Dos Santos knocked out Mark Hunt.

The first fight between these two took place at the first UFC on Fox show in November of 2011 with Dos Santos stopped Velasquez in just 64 seconds.

The second fight this past December at UFC 155 had a different result with Velasquez controlling all five rounds and regaining his title by unanimous decision.

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – May 31, 2013

MayweatherOn this week’s MMA podcast we talk to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. We recap UFC 160 from last Saturday and the latest on Roy Nelson. Also we break down the TUF 18 situation with Cat Zingano’s injury, which led to Miesha Tate replacing her opposite of UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey.

Crawford then breaks down the big announcement in the boxing we get the superfight of Floyd Mayweather facing off with Canelo Alvarez. We go over why Floyd is taking the fight, if this is the pinnacle and climax in the career of Canelo.

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Between The Ropes UFC 160 Preview- May 24, 2013

ufc 160On today’s MMA podcast we preview UFC 160, which takes place Saturday night in Las Vegas. Joining us on the podcast:

UFC Lightweight KJ Noons joins us as KJ discusses his fight with Donald Cerrone, which kicks off the main card of UFC 160. Noons also discusses his last fight in Strikeforce, his favorite Strikeforce moment, what he expects from Cerrone and more.

UFC Welterweight Stephen Thompson joins us to preview his fight against Nah-Shon Burrell, which headlines the Facebook portion of Saturday’s card. Thompson discusses the knee injury that sidelined him recently, what he learned from the Matt Brown fight last year, if he is a preacher and much more.

Finally to end the podcast, MMA columnist Duane Finley stops by. We preview UFC 160 and the latest in the world of MMA.

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