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‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Bout Order Finalized

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 7th, 2013
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Every MMA fans knows UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos (both pictured) will tango for a third time at UFC 166. How could you not, it’s only the most anticipated trilogy in the division’s history?

However, it wasn’t determined until recently the order in which their opening acts will appear on October 19.

Bitter rivals Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier serve as the co-main event, while lightweights Diego Sanchez and Gilbert Melendez get third-to-top billing.

Heavyweights Shawn Jordan and Gabriel Gonzaga and flyweights John Dodson and Darrell Montague round out the main card.

The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off by streaming four preliminary bouts live at 6PM ET/3PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will then air the remaining four prelims at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

The pay-per-view broadcast begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Toyota Center in Houston, Texas hosts the festivities.

Here is the show’s official agenda:

Preliminary Bouts:

(Facebook 6PM ET/3PM PT)

Jeremy Larsen vs. Matt Grice

Charles Oliveira vs. Estevan Payan

Tony Ferguson vs. Mike Rio

Adlan Amagov vs. T.J. Waldburger

(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)

George Sotiropoulos vs. KJ Noons

Sarah Kaufman vs. Jessica Eye

Hector Lombard vs. Nate Marquardt

Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch

Main Card:

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

John Dodson vs. Darrell Montague

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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