JDS reveals split with wife contributed to title loss

Friday, January 18, 2013

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos recently cited unnamed ‘personal problems’ as contributing to the loss of his title in a rematch with Cain Velasquez at UFC 155 in December.

In an interview with Tatame, JDS said the personal problems were a split with his wife.

In an interview on the program Huck’s Cauldron, the Brazilian revealed that he split with his wife of ten years Vilsana Piccozi.

“She is the most important person in my life, the person who cares for me,” said dos Santos. “And I want to take care of her forever. But not love her more as a woman.”

The heavyweight met his ex-wife when he worked as a waiter, before he even thought of becoming a MMA fighter.

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