Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos SantosTo Headline First UFC Event On FOX
UFC President, Dana White announced today on the special media conference call that UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez will defend his title against number one contender, Junior dos Santos live on the first ever UFC on FOX scheduled for November 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim California.
“We want to deliver to our partners FOX, we want to deliver to the fans and what better way to deliver than with the heavyweight championship,” said Dana White.
While the two were originally thought to be facing each other on the yet to be made official UFC 139 in San Jose the UFC brass have opted to put the most coveted title in combat sports up for grabs on FREE TV the week prior to their originally scheduled clash.
Tickets for the event go on sale on Friday September 16.