“Bigfoot” used his hands to destroy Dutchman when the rivals rumbled over Super Bowl Weekend earlier this year. Though Silva has plenty of finishes in the first five minutes to his credit, he didn’t unleash his onslaught against Overeem until early in the third round after “The Demolition Man” started to show signs of fatigue. Silva quickly attacked, teeing off on Overeem after backing him up against the fence, and took hold of a title-shot initially meant for his opponent.
With four Top 10 heavyweights on tap, as well as another bout featuring two of the division’s highly-touted players, it’s clear the lineup for UFC 166 is as dreamy as it gets for fans of the sport’s big boys. Specifically, champion Cain Velasquez is scheduled to defend his title against Junior dos Santos at the show, while Roy Nelson-Daniel Cormier and Shawn Jordan-Gabriel Gonzaga will also take to the Octagon in hopes of entertaining fans and exiting the effort victorious. With the event less than a week away, longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently gave his thoughts on the best knockouts in the company’s history and not surprisingly most of the aforementioned heavyweights made the cut based on past performances including one holding the list’s top spot. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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