UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Alistair Overeem & Velasquez Tickets
One of the biggest MMA fights of the year, the UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Frank Mir will set pulses racing everywhere. This isn’t just any slug fest, it is a match between two of the biggest stars in the UFC’s heavyweight division. Two fighters with different techniques going at it, it doesn’t get any better than this and you can have your very own ring side view by grabbing UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Frank Mir tickets.
UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Alistair Overeem & Velasquez
On one side of the whole UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Frank Mir equation we have the current heavyweight champion of the world Junior Dos Santos. Born on 12th September, 1984 in Brazil, Junior Dos Santos started getting his Jiu-Jitsu lessons from Yuri Carlton. His talents landed him a training sport on the MMA where boxing coach Luiz Carlos Dorea took him under his wings. He joined UFC in 2008 and made his debut on 25th October the same year against the overwhelming favorite Fabricio Werdum at UFC 90. Dos Santos downed Werdum in less than a minute and a half to announce his arrival in style. For most of the next two years he kept on piling up wins against fighters like Stefan Struve, Mirko Filipovic, Gilbert Yvel and Gabriel Gonzaga. Then came the toughest fight of his career against Roy Nelson on 7th August, 2010. At the end of that hellacious battle Junior Dos Santos was declared the winner through a unanimous decision.
The impressive list of casualties that he had accumulated earned him the right to be considered as a contender for the heavyweight championship of the world against the holder Cain Velasquez. As Dos Santos was gearing up to prepare for the battle of his life, he was hit by an injury that kept him out of action for a year. He got his chance for claim the world title against Cain Velasquez on 12th November, 2011. It took him a minute and four seconds to knock Cain down to become the new heavy weight champion of the world, a title he still holds.
Junior Dos Santos will face a stern test when he puts his title on the line at the UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Frank Mir. Frank Mir is a former world champion and one of the best submission specialists in the sport today. Frank also hold the record for most wins in the UFC’s heavy weight division overall and the most number of wins by submission. Born on 24th May, 1979 Mir started wrestling on the insistence of his father and won the state championship during his senior year at school. At UFC he made a winning debut by beating Roberto Travern by submission in a minute and five seconds only. After recording a succession of wins in the next few years, Fran squared off against Tim Sylvia on 19th June, 2004 for the World title. He used his lethal armbar to break Sylvia’s arm and become the new world champion.
A motorbike accident put him on the sidelines for more than a year before Frank made his return to the UFC in 2006. After a few indifferent results, Frank hit his stride once again by making Antoni Hardonk submit to the lethal kimura. He followed that up by becoming the only man to make Brock Lesnar submit on 2nd February, 2008. He then beat Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on 27th December, 2008 to set up another clash against Lesnar, the world champion. Frank injured his knee during training that needed surgery so the bout was put forward to 11th July, 2009. Showing visible sings of ring rust, especially lack of mobility Frank lost the match by a TKO. He got back to the drawing board after that loss and came back stronger than before with a string of victories than have resulted in him earning another shot at the world title at the UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Frank Mir fight.
The UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Frank Mir promises to be an epic between two fighters with different style. Dos Santos is better on his feet whereas Frank is lethal on the floor. One of is a power hitter, the other is a fearsome submission specialist. The fight is just around the corner so grab your UFC 146 Junior Dos Santos vs Frank Mir tickets and watch two of the greatest fighters slug it out in one titanic clash.
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