UFC 155: Dos Santos-Velasquez

Finding betting value in all of the UFC 155 fights

Originally Published: December 27, 2012
By John Candido | FightMetric
Junior dos Santos and Cain VelasquezGetty ImagesJunior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez take center stage at UFC 155.

In one of the most anticipated rematches in the history of the UFC, two of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport will be facing off again on one of the best UFC cards of the year. This time it will be heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defending his title against contender (and previous belt holder) Cain Velasquez. Given the multidimensional skill sets of each fighter and the endless speculation about how this fight could be different from the first match, we'll dive into the stats behind this marquee matchup to see where the value is in this line and others for UFC 155.


Junior dos Santos (minus-175) vs. Cain Velasquez (plus-155)

While most of the attention heading into this event will be on Dos Santos' undefeated run in the UFC, culminating in the heavyweight title via knockout of Cain Velasquez in their first fight, what few will be aware of are the unrivaled statistics that Velasquez has put up in every fight other than his single career loss to Dos Santos.