The Showdown For The Undisputed Heavyweight Championship of the World Between Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez Will Not Take Place at UFC 152 on September 22nd. Here's a Few Reasons Why ...
After watching UFC Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos (15-1 MMA, 9-0 UFC) knockout Frank Mir, and Cain Velasquez (10-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) beat the high holy hell out of Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, Ultimate Fighting fans couldn't wait for the rematch between JDS and Cain, which was tentatively scheduled for UFC 152 in Toronto.
Looks like they'll have to wait, anyway.
During Saturday's UFC 147 festivities, Dana White told FUEL TV, "The fight will happen, but probably not in Toronto."
UFC 152 is slated for Toronto's Air Canada Centre, and Dos Santos and Velasquez were expected to headline the pay-per-view main card, which also is expected to feature a hot welterweight fight which offers B.J. Penn (16-8-2 MMA, 12-7-2 UFC) vs. Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC).
Dana White didn't confirm a reason for the delay, and Velasquez's camp recently shot down reports of a possible broken hand suffered in training.
There is also the fact that reports are spreading UFC plans to return to Dos Santos' home country of Brazil on October 13th for UFC 153. The rumors are widespread regarding that event, which would take place at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
Dos Santos knocked out Valesquez in 64 seconds to become the UFC Heavyweight Champion in the main event of UFC on FOX 1.