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‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Fight Card Once Again Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
October 8th, 2013
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Now that Octagon rookie Andre Fili has agreed to serve as a last-minute substitute to fight Jeremy Larsen on October 19, the 13-bout lineup for “UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III” has once again been finalized.

Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Dwight Howard’s new home (you’re stuck with him now, Rockets!), hosts the festivities.

The most anticipated heavyweight trilogy in UFC history headlines the show when champion Cain Velasquez puts his strap up for grabs against Junior dos Santos in the night’s featured attraction.

Bitter rivals Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier serve as the co-main event.

The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off by streaming the card’s first four fights live at 6:15PM ET/3:15PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will then air the remaining prelims at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

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

Here is the show’s revised agenda:

Preliminary Bouts:

(Facebook 6:15PM ET/3:15PM PT)

Dustin Pague vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

Jeremy Larsen vs. Andre Fili

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

CB Dollaway 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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