It is now official – UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will have his next title defense against number one heavyweight contender Cain Velasquez at UFC 121 on October 23rd.
The Lesnar-Velasquez title bout will emanate from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
The 10/23 date for the title contest comes a mere seven days after the UFC 120 event scheduled for the O2 Arena in London, England with Michael Bisping vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama as the main event, in what will be a free Spike TV version of a UFC-numbered event. The actual UFC PPV in October will be the Lesnar-Velasquez match on the 10/23 date.
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