Big Nog: Junior dos Santos was on crutches 10 days before the Velasquez fightPosted on November 13, 2011, 06:51 AM by Anton Gurevich
Former Interim UFC Heavyweight Champion and PRIDE legend Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira shared his thouoghts about Junior dos Santos' performance against Cain Velasquez in the main event of UFC's debut on FOX. Nogueira revealed dos Santos was on crutches just 10 days before fighting Velasquez, due to a torn meniscus in his knee. Dos Santos himself confirmed the injury during the post-fight press conference, also adding that he was "scared" to go 5 rounds with Cain Velasquez while not being 100% ready for the fight.
The identity of Junior dos Santos' next opponent will be decided on December 30th, when Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon against "The Demolition Man" Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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