In UFC 146, Velasquez (11-1) dominated Silva using his signature striking and ground-and-pound combo that knocked out Big Foot in the first round. He is currently ranked first in the heavyweight world by Sherdog. Since his lost, Silva (18-4) has boasted a 2-fight winning streak, defeating Travis Browne and Alistar Overdeem in consecutive upsets. In his TKO victory over Overdeem, Silva won knockout of the night honors. Silva is currently ranked fifth in the heavyweight world by Sherdog.
The reigning champ will try to make it 2-for-2 this weekend as he defends his title on UFC 160: Velasquez Vs. Bigfoot 2. Fightline is covering the entire event, with prelims beginning at 3:35 p.m. Four-fight FX prelims start at 5 p.m., with the main card switching over to Pay-Per-View (PPV) at 7 p.m.
Along with the featured fight, Junior dos Santos faces Mark Hunt in the co-main event and lightweights Gray Maynard and T.J. Grant compete for a future title shot. The most updated fight card is listed below:
MAIN CARD (PPV)
- UFC Heavyweight Championship
- Cain Velasquez (c) vs. Antonio Silva
- Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt
- Light Heavyweight: Glover Teixeira vs. James Te Huna
- Lightweight: Gray Maynard vs. T.J. Grant
- Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. KJ Noons
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)
- Welterweight: Rick Story vs. Mike Pyle
- Featherweight: Dennis Bermudez vs. Max Holloway
- Welterweight: Robert Whittaker vs. Colton Smith
- Lightweight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Abel Trujillo
PRELIMINARY CARD (FACEBOOK)
- Welterweight: Stephen Thompson vs. Nah-Shon Burrell
- Featherweight: Jeremy Stephens vs. Estevan Payan
- Bantamweight: Brian Bowles vs. George Roop
Who are you rooting for in UFC 160? No matter the outcome, enjoy the event with drinks, food and friends at Mountain View Sports Bar. Happy Memorial Day!