Heavyweight showdown in Houston

Houston Rockets star center Dwight Howard and guard James Harden
are always down for a battle on the basketball court, but on
Thursday they probably weren’t chomping at the bit for a fight when
they met some special guests courtesy of the UFC.

Howard and Harden came face to face with UFC heavyweight
champion Cain Velasquez and top contender Junior dos Santos at the
Toyota Center in Houston for a few minutes this week.

Dwight versus The Might

The two standout Houston Rockets players even got the chance to
hold the UFC title Velasquez will be defending on their home court
on Saturday night, but he couldn’t let them hang onto it for too
long or Howard and Harden might have had a fight on their

While both former NBA All-Stars are warming up for the
basketball season about to start, Velasquez and Dos Santos will
rule Houston at UFC 166 on Saturday night in the main event with
the heavyweight title up for grabs.

James Harden holds the NBA title for best beard

Dwight Howard just can’t handle the ‘fist pose’


Velasquez and Howard are all smiles in Houston