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Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos All Set To Make History

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former champion Junior dos Santos will place themselves along a who’s who of MMA this evening when they meet.

The two are fighting for a third time in the main event of UFC 166, with both holding a win over the other.

After hitting the scale at almost the same weight on Friday – Velasquez was 241, dos Santos 240 – the two are now just hours away from colliding.

“It’s going to be great for the fans, I know,” dos Santos said. “I am going to give you guys one more knockout.”

“Cigano” did just that in the first meeting, stopping Velasquez in the first-ever UFC card on FOX. That came in the opening moments of action.

Velasquez returned and dominated dos Santos for five rounds, reclaiming the belt with a decision.

“I am ready for a tough fight,” Velasquez said. “I am ready for a five-round fight; ready for whatever.”