The black belt in Bjj and former Ufc Hw champion Junior dos Santos entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Fabricio Werdum). JDS lost two out of his last three bouts: against Cain Velasquez in 2013 (=Velasquez vs dos Santos 3) and with Alistair Overeem in his last bout (=dos Santos vs Overeem); between these two bouts ‘Cigano’ beat Stipe Miocic (=dos Santos vs Miocic).
His opponent, Ben Rothwell, has an official record of 36-9-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Gabriel Gonzaga in 2013 (=Gonzaga vs Rothwell ), since then he has won four consecutive fights beating Josh Barnett in his last one (=Barnett vs Rothwell).Dos Santos vs Rothwell is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 86. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs dos Santos
Where: Zagreb Arena, Zagreb, Croatia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Dos Santos’ previous fight: Junior dos Santos vs Alistair Overeem
Rothwell’s previous fight: Josh Barnett vs Ben Rothwell
Dos Santos’ next fight: Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2
Rothwell’s’s next fight: Blagoy Ivanov vs Ben Rothwell
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