Junior dos Santos is one of the most decorated heavyweights in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Brazilian heavyweight is a former UFC heavyweight champion and successfully defended his title once. He would later return to challenge for the title on two more occasions. Throughout his UFC career, dos Santos is a three-time Fight of the Night winner and has picked up $50,000 Fight Night bonuses for Knockout of the Night three additional times.
Because of his success in the ring and his heavy hands, dos Santos is known as one of the top knockout artists in the UFC’s heavyweight division.
Ahead of his upcoming fight against Francis Ngannou at UFC on ESPN 3 in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 29, 2019, the UFC released a highlight video featuring the top five knockouts of his career with the promotion that shows just how dangerous his hands are.
Here are the top five knockouts of Junior dos Santos’ UFC career.
Junior dos Santos’ Top 5 UFC Knockouts
Dos Santos, who was born January 30, 1984, in Cacador, Santa Catarina, Brazil, is currently engaged and had his first child, a boy, in early May 2019. Dos Santos was previously married for 10 years before getting divorced ahead of UFC 155.
You can check out the full UFC Fight Night Minneapolis fight card below.
UFC Fight Night Minneapolis Fight Card
Main Card (9:00 PM ET, ESPN)
- Junior dos Santos vs. Francis Ngannou
- Jussier Formiga vs. Joseph Benavidez
- Demian Maia vs. Anthony Rocco Martin
- Roosevelt Roberts vs. Vinc Pichel
- Drew Dober vs. Marco Polo Reyes
- Alonzo Menifield vs. Paul Craig
Preliminary Card (6:00 PM ET, ESPN)
- Eryk Anders vs. Vinicius Moreira
- Jared Gordon vs. Dan Moret
- Dalcha Lungiambula vs. Justin Ledet
- Emily Whitmire vs. Amanda Ribas
- Maurice Greene vs. Junior Albini
- Journey Newson vs. Ricardo Ramos
- Jordan Griffin vs. Vince Murdock