UFC on FOX Results – Dos Santos Pummels Velasquez

In the UFC’s anticipated debut on FOX, it didn’t take long for the inaugural fight to end.

Junior dos Santos won the UFC Heavyweight Championship in a little over a minute as he knocked out the champion, Cain Velasquez from the Honda Center in Anaheim.

Dos Santos came into the fight as the betting underdog, but a devastating right hand early in the first round caught the champion in the ear and sent him crashing.

With Velasquez’ equilibrium admittedly thrown off, dos Santos was able to finish the fight with a series of ground-and-pound strikes that left Velasquez face down in the octagon.

The Brazilian exploded with joy as he becomes the third Brazilian to hold a UFC title, joining middleweight champ Anderson Silva and featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo.

In the night’s co-main event, Ben Henderson earned a lightweight title shot against Frankie Edgar with his unanimous decision win over Clay Guida.

The contest was very competitive and neither man seemed to have an obvious superiority over the other, but Henderson was able to gain more dominant positions than Guida and he also exhibited more control during the fight.

For complete UFC on FOX 1 results, check out the jump.

UFC on FOX 1 Results

Honda Center – Anaheim, California

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2012

Junior dos Santos defeats Cain Velasquez via TKO (Strikes) Round 1

Ben Henderson def. Clay Guida via unanimous decision

Dustin Poirier def. Pablo Garza via submission (D’Aarce choke) at 1:32 of Round 2

Ricardo Lamas def. Cub Swanson via submission (arm triangle choke) at 2:16 of Round 2

DaMarques Johnson def. Clay Harvison via TKO at 1:34 of round 1

Darren Uyenoyama def. Norifumi Yamamoto via unanimous decision

Robert Peralta def. Mackens Semerzier via TKO at 1:54 of round 3

Alex Caceres def. Cole Escovedo via unanimous decision

Mike Pierce def. Paul Bradley via split decision

Aaron Rosa def. Matt Lucas via majority decision

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