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  1. Ben Rothwell to Meet Junior dos Santos April 10 in ZagrebRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sherdog

    Ben Rothwell was not given much time to bask in the glory of his thrilling "gogo" choke of Josh Barnett . The Wisconsin-based heavyweight will quickly get back into the Octagon as the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Monday morning that Rothwell will lock horns with former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos on April 10 at the Zagreb Arena in Zagreb, Croatia.

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  2. Heavyweights Ben Rothwell and former champion Junior dos Santos to...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Exciting American heavyweight Ben Rothwell and former champion Junior dos Santos will headline the first UFC event ever held in Croatia on April 10. Rothwell and Brazilian Dos Santos , the No 5 and No 6 contenders respectively, have been announced to top the bill for UFC Fight Night 86 at Arena Zagreb. After his impressive second round submission win over Josh Barnett in January for his second UFC 'fight of the night' honour, Rothwell is getting straight back into the Octagon to continue his push for a shot at the title.

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  3. Junior Dos Santos vs Ben Rothwell among 4 bouts added to UFC: ZagrebRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    UFC Fight Night Zagreb just got a major update: Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos will face Big Ben Rothwell in the main event of the evening. As the promotion has announced , the April 10th UFC Fight Night event in Zagreb, Croatia, will be headlined by a heavyweight fight between former champion Junior Dos Santos and Ben Rothwell .

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  4. Ben Rothwell vs. Junior Dos Santos Scheduled for Clash in Croatia on April 10Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    5-ranked heavyweight contender will jump right back into the Octagon on April 10. Dos Santos most recently competed at UFC on Fox 17 in Orlando and suffered a brutal TKO loss at the hands of Alistair Overeem. The former champion will get a chance to bounce right back into the title picture with a win over is riding a four-fight win streak into the event with all four wins avoiding the scorecards.

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  5. UFC Fight Night 82: Jared Rosholt striving to 'be the best,' admits...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MMA Mania

    ... like no other combatant can in UFC and his wars with former heavyweight champions Josh Barnett and Junior dos Santos are well-documented. But previously heralded skills can sometimes erode, and it would appear the Nelson may be on the decline when ...

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  6. Video: The UFC's heavyweight division is a messRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BloodyElbow

    A year ago the Heavyweight division had a clear pecking order. Cain Velasquez was the best in the world, Fabricio Werdum was the rightful next title challenger, and Junior dos Santos was the man waiting in the wings.

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  7. Fightweets: Who deserves the next shot at Fabricio Werdum's UFC heavyweight title?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MMAFighting.com

    Remember back in late December, when Alistair Overeem announced himself as the clear-cut next in line for a heavyweight title shot after knocking out Junior dos Santos? That seem a whole lot longer than a month and a half ago, doesn't it? Since then, we've had Stipe Miocic knock out Andrei Arlovski, Cain Velasquez get injured again, and Ben Rothwell submit Josh Barnett. So the question of who should fight champion Fabricio Werdum, who's also injured at the moment, is wide open.

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  8. UFC 108 recap and a look ahead to some exciting fights in 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... the heavyweights. Former Pride fighter Gilbert Yvel made his UFC debut against up-and-coming contender Junior Dos Santos. Dos Santos was able to catch Yvel with an upper cut in the very first round. The blow dropped Yvel and Dos Santos earned his ...

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  9. Rico Verhoeven talks future Fedor fight, Alistair Overeem, and training with Tyson FuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | BloodyElbow

    ... it was boring. UFC heavyweight contender, Alistair Overeem recently scored a knockout victory over Junior dos Santos , landing him the Number 3 spot in the UFC's rankings. Verhoeven weighed in with some technical analysis of both fighters, noting ...

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  10. UFC fighter rankings: Ben Rothwell enters heavyweight's top 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | BloodyElbow

    Ben Rothwell's stunning submission win over Josh Barnett puts him above former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in the latest UFC rankings. In 2011, Ben Rothwell was nearly submitted by Mark Hunt.

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  11. UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader - Josh Barnett vs Ben Rothwell Toe to Toe PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | BloodyElbow

    ... world where there's a serious argument to be made that Ben Rothwell is a more relevant heavyweight than Junior Dos Santos. David: Is there only one Bible left in this world too? I feel like your highly literate description still isn't accurate ...

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  12. White: Velasquez out for roughly 4 weeks with back surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | BloodyElbow

    Ex-heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has been forced to sit on the sidelines again after suffering a back injury in training. The former two-time champ, who dethroned Brock Lesnar in 2010 and reclaimed the belt against Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 , has been riddled with injuries since 2014.

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  13. MMA rankings: Conor McGregor calls all the shots in the featherweight divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Most recently, Stipe Miocic knocked out Andrei Arlovski in less than a minute, Alistair Overeem finished Junior Dos Santos with strikes and Travis Browne scored a TKO over Matt Mitrione. Injuries cancelled the title fight that was scheduled between ...

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  14. Rothwell: 80% or more heavyweights were on PEDs before USADARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | BloodyElbow

    Ben Rothwell claims most heavyweights were on performance enhancing drugs because they didn't like to train hard. Points to the current versions of Alistair Overeem, Junior dos Santos and Travis Browne to prove his point.

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  15. 's Top 10: One-Punch KnockoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Sherdog

    ... fist meeting face has captured the imagination of a generation and continues to do so. HONORABLE MENTIONS: Junior dos Santos def. Fabricio Werdum (UFC 90), Scott Smith def. Pete Sell ("The Ultimate Fighter 4" Finale), Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou def. ...

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  16. Morning Report: Ben Rothwell takes a shot at UFC heavyweights over PED useRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | MMAFighting.com

    ... "These guys are changing. They're not the same," Rothwell said. "You see the Alistair [Overeem] and Junior dos Santos fight [in December], even when they get on the scale, the way they fought -- there are a lot of changes. Travis Browne just ...

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  17. Cris Cyborg meets Steven Seagal, teases major announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | BloodyElbow

    ... a fighter that has hung out with Seagal that hasn't looked pistol whipped down the road. Anderson Silva , Junior dos Santos , Lyoto Machida and Daniel Cormier have suffered the worst losses of their careers after meeting the Aikido master, whom they ...

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  18. Cursed Cain Velasquez, the Man with so Much Unrealized PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | BleacherReport

    ... just six times. Six times in over five years. And those six fights were against the same three opponents: Junior dos Santos (three times), Antonio Silva (twice) and Werdum (once). Six fights. Three opponents. And all of those wasted opportunities ...

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  19. Cain Velasquez Injured Yet Again, Fabricio Werdum Now Faces Stipe Miocic at UFC 196Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Cage Potato

    You might not know this about Cain Velasquez , but the former heavyweight champion is what some would call "prone to injury." In fact, Velasquez has spent far more time on the shelf during his tenure with the UFC than he has been fighting, competing just 6 times dating back to the night he first lost his belt to Junior Dos Santos in 2010.

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  20. Cain Velasquez Out of UFC 196; Fabricio Werdum Gets New Title ContenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | BleacherReport

    ... whether or not he was even deserving, given Werdum's history with veterans like Andrei Arlovski and Junior dos Santos. This latest issue, however, robs him of the opportunity to become a three-time UFC heavyweight champion. He issued a statement on ...

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