Bruising on the left shoulder of the champion was announced by his manager Bob Cook
C.Velasquez injured his shoulder in the win over Gypsy. Photo: Josh Hedges / UFC
The next title defense of Cain Velasquez should not happen in April . On Tuesday ( 05 ) , the Mexican site " Milenio " that was released almost right the realization of UFC 172 in the country and that would be the main fight between Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum . Less than 24 hours later, however , the president of the Ultimate Dana White denied promotion event in Mexico , stating that the heavyweight champion is dealing with an injury .
" We do not offer anyone a fight card that Cain and now is injured and may need surgery . Obviously , we do not go to Mexico without Cain Velasquez , "said the official portal to " Yahoo " . At the same site , Velasquez 's manager Bob Cook said the athlete ever had a MRI and should still perform another exam , which will determine whether it will be required surgery on his left shoulder .
In the last 19 days of October, Cain Velasquez won the Brazilian Junior dos Santos for the second time , ending the trilogy against rival and keeping the heavyweight belt Ultimate . Soon after the match , it was announced that Fabricio Werdum would be next in line for title contention . The date for this showdown , however , follows uncertain , mainly due to the recovery time champion .