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Heavyweights – May 2012

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April 30, 2012


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“rank_title”>Junior dos Santos
Record: 14-1
Last fight: 1st Round KO over Cain Velasquez to win UFC Heavyweight Title at UFC on FOX 1 in November 2011.
Next fight: Defending the UFC Heavyweight Title against Frank Mir at UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas.


Alistair Overeem
Record: 36-11 (1)
Last fight: 1st Round TKO victory over Brock Lesnar at UFC 141 on December 30, 2011.
Next fight: Currently serving a 9 month suspension from the NSAC.


Cain Velasquez
Record: 9-1
Last fight: Lost UFC Heavyweight Title to Junior dos Santos via 1st Round KO at UFC on FOX 1 in November, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Antonio Silva at UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas.


Frank Mir
Record: 16-5
Last fight: Defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira via 1st Round Kimura at UFC 140 in December, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Junior dos Santos for the UFC Heavyweight title on May 26 at UFC 146 in Las Vegas.


Josh Barnett
Record: 31-5
Last fight: Defeated Sergei Kharitonov via submission in the semifinals of the Strikeforce Grand Prix in September, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Daniel Cormier on May 19 to determine the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion.


Daniel Cormier
Record: 9-0
Last fight: Defeated Antonio Silva via KO at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov in September, 2011 to advance to the finals of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix.
Next fight: Fighting Josh Barnett on May 19 to determine the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion.


Shane Carwin
Record: 12-2
Last fight: Lost a Unanimous Decision to Junior dos Santos at UFC 131 in June, 2011.
Next fight: TBD


Fabricio Werdum
Record: 15-5-1
Last fight: Defeated Roy Nelson at UFC 143 via Unanimous Decision at UFC 143 in Feb, 2012.
Next fight: Fighting Mike Russow at UFC 147 on June 23 in Brazil.


Antonio “Big Foot” Silva
Record: 16-3
Last fight: Defeated by Daniel Cormier in the Semifinals of the Strikeforce HWGP in June, 2011.
Next fight: Fighting Cain Velasquez at UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas.


Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Record: 33-7-1 (1)
Last fight: Lost to Frank Mir at UFC 140 in December, 2011 via 1st Round Submission (Kimura).
Next fight: Fighting Cheick Kongo at UFC 149 on July 21 in Calgary.

Up Next: Light Heavyweight

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