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Yushin Okami of Japan takes a punch to the face by Alan Belcher of Biloxi, Miss. during their UFC 155 middleweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Okami won the bout by an unanimous decision. (Dec. 29, 2012)

UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2

UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Junior dos Santos of Brazil, left, and Cain
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Junior dos Santos of Brazil, left, and Cain Velasquez of San Jose connect with each other during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won with a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Junior dos Santos, left, and Cain Velasquez grapple
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Junior dos Santos, left, and Cain Velasquez grapple during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Velasquez won by unanimous decision, 50-45, 50-44, 50-43. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Junior dos Santos of Brazil, left, and Cain
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Junior dos Santos of Brazil, left, and Cain Velasquez of San Jose grapple during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won with a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

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Junior dos Santos of Brazil stands in the
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Junior dos Santos of Brazil stands in the arena before the start of the third round during his UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match against Cain Velasquez of San Jose at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won with a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Junior dos Santos of Brazil, right, punches Cain
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Junior dos Santos of Brazil, right, punches Cain Velasquez of San Jose during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won with a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Cain Velasquez grapples with Junior dos Santos during
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Cain Velasquez grapples with Junior dos Santos during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Velasquez won with a unanimous decision. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Cain Velasquez of San Jose punches Junior dos
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Cain Velasquez of San Jose punches Junior dos Santos of Brazil during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Cain Velasquez during his UFC 155 heavyweight championship
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Cain Velasquez during his UFC 155 heavyweight championship defense against Junior dos Santos at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Velasquez won with a unanimous decision. (Dec. 29, 2012)

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Cain Velasquez, left, looks at Junior dos Santos
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Cain Velasquez, left, looks at Junior dos Santos of Brazil during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Velasquez won by unanimous decision. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Cain Velasquez of San Jose drops Junior dos
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Cain Velasquez of San Jose drops Junior dos Santos of Brazil to the mat during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Cain Velasquez of San Jose covers Junior dos
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Cain Velasquez of San Jose covers Junior dos Santos of Brazil during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Junior dos Santos, left, and Cain Velasquez connect
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Junior dos Santos, left, and Cain Velasquez connect with each other during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Velasquez reclaimed his title with a unanimous decision. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Cain Velasquez of San Jose celebrates after his
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Cain Velasquez of San Jose celebrates after his UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match against Junior dos Santos of Brazil at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won with a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

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Cain Velasquez, center, of San Jose, reacts as
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Cain Velasquez, center, of San Jose, reacts as UFC president Dana White secures the UFC heavyweight championship following his victory over Junior dos Santos, left, of Brazil at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Velasquez won the bout with a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Jim Miller of Whippany, N.J. reacts after his
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Jim Miller of Whippany, N.J. reacts after his bout with Joe Lauzon of Bridgewter, Mass. after their UFC 155 lightweight mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Miller won the fight with a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Joe Lauzon is bloodied during his UFC155 lightweight
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Joe Lauzon is bloodied during his UFC155 lightweight bout against Jim Miller at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Costa Philippou of Long Island reacts after the
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Costa Philippou of Long Island reacts after the referee stopped the fight in the third round against Tim Boetsch at UFC 155 in Las Vegas. Philippou won by a technical knock out. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Costa Philippou of Long Island, N.Y. punches Tim
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Costa Philippou of Long Island, N.Y. punches Tim Boetsch of Sunbury, Pa. during their UFC 155 middleweight mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Philippou won by a technical knock out. (AP Photo/David Becker)

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Derik Brunson of Wilmington, N.C. hold Chris Leben
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Derik Brunson of Wilmington, N.C. hold Chris Leben of Hawaii over the mat during their UFC 155 middleweight mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Bunson won the bout by an unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Yushin Okami of Japan takes a punch to
(Credit: AP)

Yushin Okami of Japan takes a punch to the face by Alan Belcher of Biloxi, Miss. during their UFC 155 middleweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Okami won the bout by an unanimous decision. (Dec. 29, 2012)

Yushin Okami, right, of Japan takes down Alan
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Yushin Okami, right, of Japan takes down Alan Belcher of Biloxi, Miss. during their UFC 155 middleweight mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Okami won the bout by an unanimous decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Todd Duffee covers Phil De Fries as the
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Todd Duffee covers Phil De Fries as the referee jumps on him to stop their UFC 155 heavyweight bout during the first round at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Duffee won the match by a technical knock out. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Todd Duffee, right, smiles as the referee checks
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Todd Duffee, right, smiles as the referee checks out Phil De Fries after stopping their UFC 155 heavyweight bout during the first round at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Duffee won the mixed martial arts match by a technical knock out. (AP Photo/David Becker)

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Max Holloway is thrown down by Leonard Garcia
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Max Holloway is thrown down by Leonard Garcia during their UFC 155 featherweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Holloway won the match by a split decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Todd Duffee stands over Phil De Fries as
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Todd Duffee stands over Phil De Fries as the referee jumps in to stop their UFC 155 heavyweight bout during the first round at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Duffee won the match by a technical knock out. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Jamie Varner kicks Melvin Guillard between the legs
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Jamie Varner kicks Melvin Guillard between the legs during their UFC 155 lightweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Varner won the match by a split decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Leonard Garcia looks to punch Max Holloway during
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Leonard Garcia looks to punch Max Holloway during their UFC 155 featherweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Holloway won the match by a split decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Eddie Wineland is carried by Brad Pickett during
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Eddie Wineland is carried by Brad Pickett during their UFC 155 bantamweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Wineland won the match by a split decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

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Eddie Wineland, left, connects with Brad Pickett during
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Eddie Wineland, left, connects with Brad Pickett during their UFC 155 bantamweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Wineland won the match by a split decision. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Erik Perez reacts after winning his UFC 155
(Credit: AP Photo David Becker)

Erik Perez reacts after winning his UFC 155 bantamweight bout against Byron Bloodworth at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Perez won by a technical knock out in the first round. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Erik Perez connects Byron Bloodworth during their UFC
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Erik Perez connects Byron Bloodworth during their UFC 155 bantamweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec, 29, 2012 in Las Vegas. Perez won by a technical knock out in the first round. (AP Photo/David Becker)

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