Big news if you are a big fan of the UFC’s heavyweight division. Brock Lensar will defend his title against undefeated Shane Carwin at UFC 106 on Nov. 21 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Shane Carwin is fighting Brock Lesnar in a UFC heavyweight title battle at UFC 106, Fighters Only has been able to confirm.
Fighters Only has since been able to contact a well-placed source who has confirmed that the bout is “definitely” on.
The source also confirmed that Carwin has been pulled from a scheduled fight with Cain Velasquez at UFC 104.
Carwin, a NCAA division II champion wrestler, was to face Cain Velasquez at UFC 104, but instead will take on Lesnar and the winner will face Velasquez at a later date.
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I have verbally been offered the fight with Brock and I have verbally accepted this fight. My manager and the UFC are handling the the details. I am honored that the UFC has given me this opportunity. The fans of this sport are what makes MMA so great. I expect to be fighting at UFC 106 in November.