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Junior Dos Santos Has A New Goal

Junior dos Santos (15-1) has been in possession of the UFC heavyweight championship for over a year now and has a new goal going forward.

“My dream was to be a champion, the heavyweight champion,” said Santos to TATAME. “Now, my dream is to break records.”

At the first UFC on FOX show, Santos knocked down then champion Cain Velasquez (10-1) with a right hand and followed it up with shots to the head before the referee stepped in. The win came in round one.

The two will meet in a rematch at UFC 155. They will headline the December 29 card.

Santos remains undefeated in his nine UFC fights. Five of those, he ended in the first round. If Santos is able to defend his championship against Velasquez he will be tied with the most consecutive heavyweight title defenses. The current record is two and is held by Randy Couture (19-11), Brock Lesnar (5-3) and Tim Sylvia (31-7-1 NC). Only Silva remains active, but he hasn’t fought for the UFC since 2008.

“I’ll prove I’m the baddest guy on the planet, ” said Santos.