Rockets Players Excited For UFC 166

By Michael Ma

From left: UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, James Harden, Dwight Howard and Junior dos Santos pose for a photo in the Rockets locker room on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of UFC and Getty Images)

With UFC 166 set to take place Saturday night in Toyota Center, some Houston Rockets players got their chance to meet the fighters.

The two headliners, Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez, received a chance to tour the Rockets new locker rooms, and also met James Harden and Dwight Howard. Both players will attend the event, and both are big fans of Ultimate Fighting.

Here’s an all-access look: