Cain Velasquez didn’t have to wait that long for a new opponent at UFC 104. According to Fanhouse, he will be facing former IFL champion “Big” Ben Rothwell (30-6) at UFC 104 on Oct. 24 in Los Angeles.
This fight was originally expected to take place at the canceled, Affliction 3 “Trilogy” fight card.
UFC 104 is set for Oct. 24 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Ca.
Affliction Banned, July 19 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Headlining the card is a heavyweight superfight between Fedro Emelianenko and former two time UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia.
CageToday will have live results of the under card starting at 6pm EST, with the PPV following at 9pm EST.
- Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Sylvia
Result: Fedor Emelianenko defeats Tim Sylvia by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 0:36 of R1.
- Andrei Arlovski vs. Ben Rothwell
Result: Andrei Arlovski defeats Ben Rothwell by KO (Strikes) at 1:13 of R3.
- Josh Barnett vs. Pedro Rizzo
Result: Josh Barnett defeats Pedro Rizzo by KO (Left Hook) at 1:44 of R2.
- Mark Hominick vs. Savant Young
Result: Mark Hominick defeats Sevant Young by Submission (Armbar) at 4:43 of R2.
- Renato â€œBabaluâ€ Sobral vs. Mike Whitehead
Result: Renato Sobral defeats Mike Whitehead by Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x3)
- Matt Lindland vs. Fabio Nascimento
Result: Matt Lindland defeats Fabio Nascimento by Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x 3)
- Edwin Dewees vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Result: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira defeats Edwin Dewees by TKO (Punches) at 4:06 of R1.
- JJ Ambrose vs. Mike Pyle
Result: Mike Pyle defeats JJ Ambrose by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:51 of R1.
- Vitor Belfort vs. Terry Martin
Result: Vitor Belfort defeats Terry Martin by KO (Punches) at 3:12 of R2.
- Paul Buentello vs. Gary Goodridge
Result: Paul Buentello defeats Gary Goodridge by Unanimous Decision. (30-27 x3)