Junior dos Santos eliminated from Brazil’s Dancing With The Stars

Former champion Junior dos Santos returns to the Octagon against Curtis Blaydes in January. | Photo via Globo Junior dos Santos’s run at “Dança dos Famosos,” the Brazilian version of Dancing With The Stars, has come to an end on Sunday after the former UFC heavyweight champion was eliminated. “Cigano” managed to get back on […]

Junior dos Santos wants to welcome Tyson Fury to MMA, and then rematch him in boxing

Junior dos Santos wants to trade hands with heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Junior dos Santos would be more than happy to be the one to welcome heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury to mixed martial arts. A month after seeing “The Gypsy King” say “we might see Tyson Fury have […]

At what point is taunting too much? Joilton Santos might’ve gone too far at Cage Warriors 111

How much taunting is too much? At Friday’s Cage Warriors 111, Joilton Santos pushed the limits and might’ve gone too far. The 27-year-old welterweight fighter took on Alex Lohore on the main-card opener. In the opening minute, Santos (31-8 MMA) tagged Lohore (18-5 MMA) with an overhand right. Lohore landed on all fours, where he […]

Video: Jan Blachowicz finished camp at Thiago Santos’ gym ‘because they beat me like a team and know my weakness’

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Jan Blachowicz discusses his UFC Sao Paulo main event bout with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, why he decided to train at former opponent Thiago Santos’ team in Rio de Janeiro, and why he should be next for Jon Jones with a win on Saturday. View full post on MMA Fighting – All […]

Curtis Blaydes To Battle Junior Dos Santos At UFC Raleigh

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Junior dos Santos vs. Curtis Blaydes expected to headline UFC Raleigh on Jan. 25

A heavyweight main event is currently in the works for the UFC’s first ever card in Raleigh, N.C., as former champion Junior dos Santos is expected to face Curtis Blaydes on Jan. 25 for a card airing on ESPN+. Multiple sources confirmed to MMA Fighting on Wednesday that verbal agreements are in place from both […]

Heavyweights Curtis Blaydes, Junior dos Santos to Meet in UFC Raleigh Headliner on Jan. 25

A heavyweight clash pitting Curtis Blaydes against Junior dos Santos will serve as the headliner when the Ultimate Fighting Championship travels to Raleigh, N.C., for the first time on Jan. 25. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Curtis Blaydes vs. Junior Dos Santos to headline UFC Raleigh event on Jan. 25

A matchup between heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Junior Dos Santos will headline the UFC’s return to North Carolina after two years. Blaydes (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) will meet Dos Santos (21-6 MMA, 15-5 UFC) in the five-round main event of the UFC’s recently announced Jan. 25 card at PNC Arena in Raleigh, which is […]

Alexander Volkov has ‘unfinished business’ with Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem 

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Alexander Volkov has his sights set on a former champion and a past title contender following his co-main event win at UFC Fight Night in Moscow. The Russian picked up a much needed win after more than a year away from the sport, as he earned a […]

Alexander Volkov has ‘Unfinished Business’ with Junior dos Santos

It may not have been the most exciting fight to ever go down inside the famed Octagon, but Alexander Volkov will take nonetheless take a victory. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Alexander Volkov wants to settle ‘unfinished business’ with Junior Dos Santos, Alistair Overeem

Alexander Volkov believes he’s earned himself a big-fight opportunity after beating Greg Hardy in the UFC on ESPN+ 21 co-main event. Volkov (31-7 MMA, 5-1 UFC) returned from a 13-month layoff Saturday to defeat former NFL standout Hardy (5-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) by unanimous decision at CSKA Arena in Moscow. The former Bellator heavyweight champion […]

Junior dos Santos Says He Could Have Lost Leg Due to Bacterial Infection

On Tuesday, former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight king Junior dos Santos was forced out of his main event fight against former Bellator MMA heavyweight champ Alexander Volkov at UFC Moscow after the Brazilian suffered a nasty bacterial infection in his leg. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Junior Dos Santos details scary bacterial infection that forced him out of UFC on ESPN+ 21

Junior Dos Santos was forced out of his UFC on ESPN+ 21 headliner vs. Alexander Volkov because of a bacterial infection in his leg, which he revealed could have been life threatening. Speaking to Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole, Dos Santos (21-6 MMA, 15-5 UFC) gave an update on his situation from the hospital bed on […]

Junior dos Santos Provides Update Regarding Bacterial Infection in Leg

Junior dos Santos initially thought he could battle through a bacterial infection in his left leg without missing his scheduled UFC Moscow bout against Alexander Volkov, but the injury ultimately proved to be more serious than originally anticipated. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Junior dos Santos Withdraws from UFC Moscow Main Event vs. Alexander Volkov

Junior dos Santos has been forced to pull out of his headlining clash with Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night 163 in Moscow, according to multiple reports. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Reports: Junior dos Santos out of UFC on ESPN+ 21 main event with Alexander Volkov

Junior Dos Santos is out of his UFC on ESPN+ 21 main event with Alexander Volkov, according to reports. Dos Santos, the former UFC heavyweight champion, was set to face off against Volkov on Nov. 9 at CSKA Arena in Moscow, but the Brazilian is now out of the event. RT Sport’s Denis Geyko first […]

Junior dos Santos hospitalized, out of UFC Moscow fight with Alexander Volkov

Junior dos Santos is out of an upcoming five-round fight with Alexander Volkov. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is out of his upcoming main event bout with Alexander Volkov in Moscow, Russia, on Nov. 9, with a serious bacterial infection, sources close to the fighter told MMA Fighting […]

Junior dos Santos to Meet Alexander Volkov in UFC Moscow Main Event on Nov. 9

A heavyweight showdown pitting Junior dos Santos against Alexander Volkov will serve as the main event when the Ultimate Fighting Championship travels to Moscow on Nov. 9. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Video: Watch Junior dos Santos’ Dancing With The Stars debut

Junior dos Santos impressed the audience in his Dancing With The Stars debut. | Joca Costa/TV Globo Junior dos Santos made his debut at Brazil’s Dancing With The Stars on Sunday night, and he did not disappoint. Alongside professional dancer Ana Paula Guedes, the former UFC heavyweight champion danced to Haddaway’s “What Is Love” and […]

Video: Junior dos Santos Makes Successful Debut on Brazilian ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos apparently has moves both in and out of the Octagon. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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