UFC on FOX Live Blog: Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Updates

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos is the main event of UFC on FOX on Saturday night.ANAHEIM, Calif. -- This is the UFC on FOX live blog for Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos, the UFC heavyweight championship bout on tonight's UFC on FOX special from the Honda Center.

Velasquez (9-0) will be defending his title for the first time since winning it against Brock Lesnar at UFC 121 in October 2010. Velasquez then underwent surgery due to a right shoulder injury suffered during the fight. Dos Santos (13-1) has been victorious in all seven of his UFC fights. In his most recent fight, Dos Santos defeated Shane Carwin by unanimous decision at UFC 131 in June.

The live blog is below.

Round 1: Big John McCarthy beckons the fighters to the center of the Octagon, and they carefully oblige. JDS lands a nice straight right off a Velasquez leg kick. Velasquez keeps pressing forward, but dos Santos tags him again. Velasquez tries for a takedown off a dos Santos kick, but he doesn't even really come close. A right hand from dos Santos catches Velasquez behind the ear and he goes down hard. JDS pounces with a series of lefts, then bombs Velasquez with more blows as he attempts to roll over. Velasquez is out, and McCarthy has to step in. Velasquez seemed to come to just after the stoppage, but he was still out of it for several seconds afterward. JDS, meanwhile, went to the center of the Octagon and collapsed with joy. We have a new UFC heavyweight champion.

Junior dos Santos def. Cain Velasquez via TKO (punches) at 1:04 of round one




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