Cain Velasquez will fight Winner of Carwin vs LesnarPosted on July 1, 2010, 06:50 PM by HipHopMMA
Cain Velasquez 6-0 in the UFC will get to fight the winner of Carwin vs Lesnor. Velasquez staked claim to a title shot in February with a quick first-round knockout of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 110. The fight was Velasquez's eighth straight and followed additional UFC wins over Brad Morris, Jake O'Brien, Denis Stojnic, Cheick Kongo and Ben Rothwell.
The former NCAA Division I All-American wrestler has been making waves since coming into the UFC. For a wrestler the majority of Cains wins have come by way of KO or TKO so this makes for an exciting fight between ethier Carwin or Lesnor.
"UFC President Dana White said that Velasquez has done enough to warrant a shot, and confirmed today he will get the next shot at the tittle.