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UFC 166 results: Velasquez stops Cigano in 5 rounds

Written on October 20, 2013 by Hector

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The Baddest man on the Planet: Cain Velasquez defeated Junior dos Santos in their rubber match at UFC 166

Houston, Texas – The much anticipated trilogy between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos turned out pretty similar to their rematch, albeit with more definitive results. The 32 year old champ played the perfect game; he dominated dos Santos in all the aspects of the fight, even in the striking department, where Cigano supposedly had an advantage. Just like their last fight, Velasquez negated the heavy hands of dos Santos by backing him up into the cage. The rest of the fight played out the same scenario; Velasquez controlling dos Santos in the clinch while chipping at him with dirty boxing. Cigano eventually succumbed due to the accumulation of punishment in the 5th round, he fell face first in to the canvass after a failed front choke attempt. Seeing Cigano’s vulnerable state, Referee Herb Dean decided to put a halt to the contest with 3:09 remaining in the final round.

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Mike Stumpf Replaces Daniel Roberts for UFC Fight Night 25

Written on September 13, 2011 by Lulu

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A UFC newcomer, Mike Stumpf, will step in to replace the injured Daniel Roberts to face TJ Waldburger for the upcoming UFC Fight Night.

UFC =announced on Monday that a newcomer, Mike Stumpf, will replace Daniel ‘Ninja’ Roberts to face TJ Waldburger for the UFC Fight Night 25. The said move was done after Daniel Roberts was pulled out of the match due to injury. Based on sources inside the latter’s camp, the fighter suffered an injury while he is on training. However, the nature and severity of the injury are unknown at this time.

Replacing Danile Roberts’ place will be Team Curran fighter, Mike Stumpf, who will make his UFC debut with an 11-2 record overall. He has fought in several promotions over the years but primarily in the Midwest based XFO shows.

The bout between Mike Stumpf and TJ Waldburger will remain on the preliminary portion of the show taking place in New Orleans this weekend.

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