Post UFC 116: Brock Lesnar "May" Defend Title at UFC 119 in Indianapolis

Ken BeckettCorrespondent IJuly 5, 2010

After successfully defending his UFC undisputed heavyweight title against Shane Carwin at UFC 116 on Saturday, Brock Lesnar could be back in action in a little over two months.

According to Dann Stupp of the Dayton Daily News and, Lesnar is set to meet with UFC officials sometime this week.

The topic of discussion will be Lesnar's next title defense, slated to be against the undefeated Cain Velasquez.

If Lesnar is healthy following his UFC 116 title fight, MMA fans could see Lesnar step inside the octagon once again in only a matter of a few months. The target date for a Lesnar vs. Velasquez fight is at UFC 119 on Sept. 25 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

In his fight with Carwin, Lesnar suffered a cut next to his left eye while also taking some heavy punishment to the head. At his post-fight press conference, Lesnar stated that despite the cut and the first-round punishment, he felt fine and healthy.

This all has presented itself while the organization has been looking for a main event to headline UFC 119, the company's first foray into the state of Indiana.

One fight has been confirmed for the event, as Matt Mitrione is slated to take on Joey Beltran. There are also some rumored bouts ses to take place at Conseco Fieldhouse. They include Melvin Guillard taking on Jeremy Stephens, and C.B. Dolloway facing Joe Doerksen.

Other rumored UFC 119 fights include a potential matchup between Ryan Bader and Chris Lytle, as well as a co-main event fight between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.

MMA fans should know by the end of this week whether or not the Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar fight for the heavyweight title will be the headliner at UFC 119.

The winner of that fight, regardless of when it takes place, will then go on to defend the heavyweight championship against the winner of the Junior dos Santos vs. Roy Nelson bout at UFC 117 in Oakland, California.

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