Round 1 - Referee "Big" John McCarthy in the cage for the night's main event, and Honda Center is abuzz. Dos Santos takes the center. Velasquez moves forward anc kicks low. Dos Santos looks to counter over the top of the kicks. Dos Santos works the body. Velasquz still with the kicks. Right hand to the temple from Dos Santos drops the champ. Velaquez covers up, and that's it. Dos Santos punching away, and McCarthy must stop the fight.
Junior Dos Santos def. Cain Velasquez via knockout (punches) - Round 1, 1:04 - to become new UFC heavyweight champion.