Sources close to MMADieHards.com** are reporting that negotiations are underway for Brock Lesnar to make his first official title defense against Shane Carwin at UFC 106 on Nov. 21, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV.
Carwin had been scheduled to take on AKA fighter Cain Velasquez in October at UFC 104. But the UFC has opted to change course.
Velasquez is reportedly healthy, and his management, Zinkin Entertainment, has not heard any news regarding the bout being scratched.
Minnesota MMA confirmed our sources by tweeting the news Wednesday night.
UFC 106 takes place Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas NV.
Here are other rumored matches for the event:
Tito Ortiz vs. Mark Coleman
Jon Fitch vs. Ricardo Almeida
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