UFC Will Postpone Mexico Debut Until Cain Velasquez Is Cleared To Fight

After a successful shoulder surgery, Cain Velasquez can’t wait to return to action sometime next year; and when he is ready, the UFC will look to make its Mexican debut.

Following Velasquez’ last title defense at UFC 166 against Junior dos Santos, the UFC looked to have the heavyweight champ headline its debut event in Mexico. Unfortunately, Velasquez suffered a shoulder injury that required surgery and therefore has push back the UFC’s debut indefinitely.

UFC President Dana White spoke about it during last Saturdays UFC on Fox 9 post media scrum, addressing the UFC’s intention to go to Mexico; and White said that they intend to wait for Velasquez to be healthy.

“Me and Lorenzo [Fertitta] were talking the other day about going to Mexico without Cain, I just don’t think it’s a good idea. I say we wait.”

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