Cain Velasquez Undergoes Successful Shoulder Surgery

0

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez took the first step to resolving a shoulder injury that has forced him onto the bench and out of action in the UFC.

Velasquez underwent successful surgery yesterday to fix his shoulder problem and now the champ will go on the road to recovery with a hope to return to action by the fall of this year.

Velasquez had been expected to defend the title he won from Brock Lesnar in October against Junior Dos Santos in April but had to pull out of the bout due to the injury.

Now, with Velasquez out, Lesnar and Dos Santos will oppose each other on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter with the winner to face Velasquez upon his return.

LATEST NEWS

UFC Free Fightvideo

UFC 209 Free Fight: Stephen Thompson Picks Apart Rory MacDonald

Another Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event is approaching, which means the promotion has been dishing out free fights. This time, the UFC goes back to...

Elias Theodorou Targeting Bout With Winner of Rashad Evans vs. Daniel Kelly

Elias Theodorou is eyeing a higher level of competition for his next bout. Last night (Feb. 19), Theodorou earned a unanimous decision victory over Cezar Ferreira....
UFC Fight Night 105 Reebok

UFC Halifax (Feb. 19) Reebok Payouts: Travis Browne & Johny Hendricks Earn $15,000

The Reebok payouts for the UFC Fight Night 105 fighters have been released. MMAJunkie.com got a hold of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Athletic Outfitting...

Desmond Green vs. Josh Emmett Added to UFC 210

Former Titan FC featherweight champ and Bellator MMA featherweight tournament finalist Desmond Green (19–5) will make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut at UFC 210...
Paul Felder

Paul Felder Wants to ‘Finish Fights & Put Butts in The Seats’ The Rest...

Paul Felder's plans for the rest of 2017 are pretty straightforward. Last night (Feb. 19), Felder took on Alessandro Ricci in the main card opener of...