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UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 fight card

A look at next week's big pay-per-view in Houston, Texas, which includes a heavyweight trilogy bout between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos.

Alexis Cuarezma

There's really nothing to criticize about UFC 166. The main event is a trilogy title tilt (say that ten times fast if you're bored) between heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior dos Santos. JDS won the first fight by KO, but Cain won the rematch with a clear-cut unanimous decision. Co-headlining is Strikeforce heavyweight GP winner Daniel Cormier against Roy Nelson. New flyweight signing Darrell Montague makes his UFC debut against recent title contender John Dodson.

Oh and about those prelims? Nate Marquardt and Hector Lombard, two former middleweights, square off at 170 lbs. C.B. Dollaway returns to the cage against Tim Boetsch, while Bellator's Jessica Eye makes her UFC debut against fellow debutante Sarah Kaufman.

This lineup is just fantastic from top to bottom. There's not much more to add on other than to clear up your Saturday night to watch several hours of great fights. Here's what the October 19th card looks like:

Main Card (PPV)

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos
Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson
Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Shawn Jordan
John Dodson vs. Darrell Montague

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)

C.B. Dollaway vs. Tim Boetsch
Nate Marquardt vs. Hector Lombard
Sarah Kaufman vs. Jessica Eye
George Sotiropoulos vs. K.J. Noons

Preliminary Card (Facebook)

T.J. Waldburger vs. Adlan Amagov
Anthony Ferguson vs. Mike Rio
Andre Fili vs. Jeremy Larsen
Dustin Pague vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

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