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Cain Velasquez-Junior Dos Santos III A Go For UFC 166

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos will meet for a third time this October. The bout is likely to headline UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III from Houston.

The two have previously split their encounters, including a first round knockout victory by dos Santos and a five-round decision win from Velasquez.

UFC president Dana White confirmed plans to have the two meet against October 19 from the Toyota Center. Velasquez (12-1) is coming off a win over Antonio Silva, while dos Santos (16-2) topped Mark Hunt the same night.

ESPN confirmed the fight venue, but said more details have to be worked out.