UFC officials made the formal announcement that UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will defend his title vs. Cain Velasquez at UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II. The card will take place December 29 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Dos Santos won the title from Velasquez last year, and has successfully defended it once. Velasquez earned himself a shot at “Cigano” after stopping Antonio Silva.
This marks the fifth-straight year the UFC has held the year-end event at MGM Grand.
MAIN CARD (PPV)
UFC Heavyweight Championship
Junior dos Santos (c) vs. Cain Velasquez
Light Heavyweight: Forrest Griffin vs. Phil Davis
Middleweight: Chris Weidman vs. Tim Boetsch
Lightweight: Gray Maynard vs. Joe Lauzon
Middleweight: Alan Belcher vs. Yushin Okami
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)
Heavyweight: Matt Mitrione vs. Phil De Fries
Middleweight: Chris Leben vs. Karlos Vemola