ANAHEIM, CA - NOVEMBER 12: UFC World Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos is seen at UFC on Fox: Live Heavyweight Championship at the Honda Center on November 12, 2011 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Junior Dos Santos Knocks Out Cain Velazquez In First Round For UFC Heavyweight Title In Anaheim

Dos Santos will eventually face the winner of the December 30 battle between Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 141.

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UFC On Fox 1 Results: Junior Dos Santos Stuns Cain Velasquez With First Round KO For Heavyweight Title

In their broadcast television debut, UFC on Fox 1 produced a stunner on Saturday night, as Junior Dos Santos stunned Cain Velasquez with a first round knockout to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion. Dos Santos knocked Velasquez down with a strong right hand to the temple, then quickly pounced while Velasquez was on the floor and landed several punches to the head.

"I have no words to say what I'm feeling. It's amazing, my life," Dos Santos said after the fight.

Velasquez hadn't fought since beating Brock Lesnar on October 23, 2010 to capture the heavyweight crown, after having surgery on his shoulder, was described before the fight by television analyst Joe Rogan as a fighter "who has no weaknesses."

No weaknesses, except for taking punches to the head, apparently.

Dos Santos will move on eventually to fight the winner of Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 on December 30 in Las Vegas.

For wall-to-wall coverage of UFC on Fox 1, be sure to follow MMA Nation.

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UFC On FOX 1: Preliminary Fight Results

The preliminary fights for the undercard of the inaugural UFC on FOX event streamed live on the FOX Sports website. As the main card is preparing to go live shortly, here are the results in the completed fights so far:

Light heavyweight bout: Aaron Rosa defeated Mat Lucas by majority decision based on judge scores of (28-28, 30-26, 30-26). In the second round, repeated dropping of his mouthpiece led to Rosa having a point deducted.

Welterweight bout: Mike Pierce defeated Paul Bradley by split decision on scores of (29-28 Bradley, 30-27 Pierce, 29-28 Pierce).

Bantamweight bout: Alex Caceres defeated Cole Escovedo by unanimous decision on scores of (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Featherweight bout: Robert Peralta defeated Mackens Semerzier by TKO due to ref stoppage (punches) at 1:54 of the round 3.

Bantamweight bout: Darren Uyenoyama defeated Norifumi Yamamoto by unanimous decision on scores of (30-27, 30-26, 30-27).

Welterweight bout: DaMarques Johnson defeated Clay Harvison by TKO due to ref stoppage (punches) at 1:34 of round 1.

Featherweight bout: Ricardo Lamas defeated Cub Swanson by submission (arm triangle) at of round 2.

The main event this evening will feature the UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez making his first title defense against challenger Junior Dos Santos.

For wall-to-wall coverage of the UFC on FOX 1 event, please visit MMA Nation.

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UFC On Fox 1: Time, TV, Info & More For Cain Velasquez Vs. Junior Dos Santos

After 138 events, UFC finally hits the mainstream on Saturday night with UFC on Fox 1, with Cain Velasquez battling Junior Dos Santos for the World Heavyweight Championship live on Fox, the broadcast television debut for UFC. Here are full details on the one-hour special, including time, broadcast info, and more:

Feature Bout: Cain Velasquez (9-0-0) vs. Junior Dos Santos (13-1-0) for the World Heavyweight Championship

Time: 6 p.m. PST

TV: Fox

Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, California

Favorite: Velasquez is a -170 favorite over Dos Santos

Undercard: A whopping nine fights, none of which will be on TV. Those nine bouts can be seen online, on either Facebook or FoxSports.com,beginning at 1:45 p.m. PST.

Already Underway: In one of the early matches, Aaron Rosa defeated Matt Lucas in a three-round battle. For Rosa's reaction and more, check out his post-fight interview.

For wall-to-wall coverage of UFC on Fox 1, be sure to follow MMA Nation.

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UFC On Fox 1 Odds: Cain Velasquez Favored Over Junior Dos Santos

For the first time in history, UFC will be televised on broadcast TV on Saturday night, as UFC on Fox 1 will feature the heavyweight title bout of Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos live from Hona Center in Anaheim. That will be the only match featured on the one-hour special on Fox at 6 p.m., but there are nine bouts on the undercard beginning at 1:45 p.m. PST. Here are the odds of all 10 battles, courtesy of Odds Shark:

  • 155 lbs.: Clay Guida (+200) vs. Ben Henderson
 (-260)
  • 135 lbs.: Norifumi Yamamoto (-370) vs. Darren Uyenoyama (+280)
  • 145 lbs.: Dustin Poirier (-300) vs. Pablo Garza
 (+230)
  • 145 lbs.: Cub Swanson (+110) vs. Ricardo Lamas
 (-140)
  • 145 lbs.: Robert Peralta (-105) vs. Mackens Semerzier
 (-125)
  • 185 lbs.: Paul Bradley (+265) vs. Mike Pierce (-350)
  • 205 lbs.: Matt Lucas (+110)  vs. Aaron Rosa
 (-140)
  • 170 lbs.: DaMarques Johnson (-280) vs. Clay Harvison
 (+240)
  • 135 lbs.: Alex Caceres (+230) vs. Cole Escovedo (-300)
  • 265 lbs.: Cain Velasquez (-170) vs. Junior Dos Santos (+140)

The first nine bouts can be viewed on Facebook or FoxSports.com.

For wall-to-wall coverage of UFC on Fox 1, be sure to follow MMA Nation.

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UFC On Fox 1: Cain Velasquez Vs. Junior Dos Santos For Heavyweight Title On Broadcast TV, Live From Honda Center

Nine preliminary matches will be broadcast online on Facebook or FoxSports.com,beginning at 1:45 p.m. PST.

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