The UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin is an upcoming mixed martial arts event to be held @ Ultimate Fighting Championship on June 11th, 2011 at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.
Top Heavyweight contenders Junior dos Santos and Shane Carwin can headline the stacked UFC 131 fight card. The co-main event will feature the featherweight showdown between former light-weight title challenger Kenny Florian and Diego Nunes, whereas Golden Glory stand-out Jon Olav Einemo takes on fellow promotional newcomer Dave Herman. Mark Munoz will face the Brazilian martial arts specialist Demian Maia and Donald Cerrone takes on Vagner Rocha.
A bout between Junior dos Santos and Shane Carwin can headline the event UFC 131. The winner of the fight is anticipated to face off against current UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez. Brock Lesnar was scheduled to fight Dos Santos when their coaching stint on the final word Fighter thirteen, however attributable to a reoccurring illness he was replaced by Carwin. Originally, a matchup between Carwin and Jon Olav Einemo was scheduled for this event. Einemo can stay on the cardboard and currently be fighting Dave Herman, who was pulled from a matchup with Joey Beltran as a result. Beltran can currently be matched up against Aaron Rosa.
UFC 131 will feature the preliminary fights live on Spike TV, and also the preliminary bouts are going to be streamed on Facebook.
THE UFC 131 FIGHT CARD:
Shane Carwin vs. Junior dos Santos
Kenny Florian vs. Diego Nunes
Jon Olav Einemo vs. Dave Herman
Demian Maia vs. Mark Munoz
Donald Cerrone vs. Vagner Rocha
Chris Weidman vs. Jesse Bongfeldt
Yves Edwards vs. Sam Stout
Dustin Poirier vs. Jason Young
Nick Ring vs. James Head
Darren Elkins vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Mike Massenzio
Aaron Rosa vs. Joey Beltran
The Former champion, Brock Lesnar starts his road back to an effort at the UFC heavyweight title however 1st he should get through preferred contender Junior Dos Santos, however that has since modified. Lesnar was forced to drag out attributable to his latest battle with diverticulitis.
UFC 131 fight card was reshuffled, Shane Carwin (12-1) took his place. Dos Santos (12-1) is 6-0 within the UFC. The winner of UFC 131 can doubtless earn an effort at Velasquez’s belt. Where as Kenny Florian makes his featherweight debut against Diego Nunes. UFC 131 Dos Santos vs Carwin take place on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.