Broadcasting live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 25 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET, UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 sees UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (11-1-0) defending his belt against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (18-4-0) in an epic rematch between two of the division’s most talented and feared fighters.
You can catch this fight and more by purchasing UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 through UFC on Xbox Live ($44.99 SD / $54.99 HD). If you purchase the fights on Xbox Live you will gain free access to select preliminary fights when they air beginning at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET.
During Velasquez and Silva’s initial confrontation at UFC 146 in May 2012, Velasquez scored an early takedown and battered his Brazilian opponent until doctors stopped the bout in the first round. Since then, Silva has picked up two consecutive wins over top-tier opponents, including a stunning third-round knockout over former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem, and is hungry to avenge his loss to the current champ.
Velasquez, however, has no intentions of relinquishing his belt. After taking the Heavyweight title back from Junior dos Santos in a grueling unanimous decision victory in 2012, Velasquez will be looking to repeat the success of his first fight with Silva and cement his legacy in the division.
In addition, UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 features another great collision between Heavyweight contenders as former Heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos battles Pride legend Mark Hunt. Both fighters are renowned for their stand up prowess and one-shot power, with the majority of their wins coming by way of knockout, so expect this fight to end early and in spectacular fashion.
Heavyweight: Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva
Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt
Light Heavyweight: Glover Teixeira vs. James Te-Huna
Lightweight: Gray Maynard vs. TJ Grant
Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. KJ Noons
Preliminary fights available for free with purchase of UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2
Welterweight: Stephen Thompson vs. Nah-Shon Burrell
Bantamweight: Brian Bowles vs. George Roop
Featherweight: Jeremy Stephens vs. Estevan Payan