UFC 131 | Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos vs Shane “The Engineer” CarwinCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos vs Shane “The Engineer” Carwin
EVENT: UFC 131: dos Santos vs Carwin
DATE: June 11, 2011
VENUE: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia
FIGHT DETAILS: Junior Dos Santos faces Shane Carwin in a title-eliminator bout for the UFC Heavyweight championship.
Brazilian Dos Santos (12 wins – 1 loss, 8 KOs/3 submissions) is currently ranked as the #4 heavyweight in the world by Sherdog.com and #2 by MMAfighting.com.
In his last fight at UFC 117, he won over Roy Nelson via Unanimous Decision.
American Carwin (12 wins – 1 loss, 7 KOs/5 submissions) became the UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion after he knocked out Frank Mir at UFC 111. He had his Heavyweight Championship shot at UFC 116 against then-champion Brock Lesnar, which became his first career loss.
FIGHT RESULT: Dos Santos defeated Carwin via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–26).
Watch the Junior Dos Santos vs Shane Carwin fight video below: