‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Main Card Set

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
August 8th, 2013

UFC Cain Velasquez

The two featured fights showcased at UFC 166 have been known for quite some time, but the three other scraps that will join them on the live pay-per-view broadcast wasn’t determined until recently.

The heavyweight trilogy between champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) and Junior dos Santos headlines the show.  A 265-pound affair with archenemies Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson serves as the co-main event.

A thrilling lightweight bout between former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez gets third-to-top billing. Shawn Jordan vs. Gabriel Gonzaga and Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch round out the main card.

Toyota Center in Houston, Texas hosts the October 19 festivities.

Here is the card’s current lineup:

Preliminary Bouts:

Jeremy Larsen vs. Matt Grice

George Roop vs. Francisco Rivera

Adlan Amagov vs. T.J. Waldburger

Tony Ferguson vs. Mike Rio

George Sotiropoulos vs. KJ Noons

Hector Lombard vs. Nate Marquardt

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch

Shawn Jordan vs. Gabriel Gonzaga

Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez

Roy Nelson vs. Daniel Cormier

Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez (UFC heavyweight champion)

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