Junior dos Santos put on a stellar performance to finish Cain Velasquez in just 64 seconds to win the UFC heavyweight title on Saturday night.
What’s even more staggering however is finding out that dos Santos injured his knee so bad in training that he was on crutches just 11 days ago.
dos Santos’ long time friend and coach Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira spoke to MMAWeekly.com after the fight and talks about the injury that almost forced him out of the title fight all together.
Nogueira breaks down the fight and gives his thoughts on watching one of his closest friends and students reach the peak in the sport and win the UFC heavyweight title.
Check out this exclusive one on one interview with former UFC champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: