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Cain aims for another Bigfoot beatdown

Although Cain Velasquez is a heavy favorite in his heavyweight title defense at UFC 160, the champion says there's no chance he would ever take Antonio Silva lightly.

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The last guy to do that was Alistair Overeem, and the man-mountain known as ``Bigfoot'' knocked him out and seized this title shot Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.

``I don't see this as anything less than a hard, grueling fight, and that's what I'm expecting,'' Velasquez said.

Yet Velasquez (11-1) realizes almost everybody expects him to wreck Silva (18-4) just as thoroughly as he did one year ago in a first-round knockout at UFC 146. Time will tell.

Earlier on the UFC 160 card, former heavyweight champion Dos Santos returns to the octagon against Mark Hunt.

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