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While the Zuffa may be trimming the fat as they cut fighters with recent losses the man sitting atop the heavyweight division just got a brand new deal according to UFC President Dana White.
“He deserved it. We always try to do the right thing. I have three fights left with Cain Velasquez. We just signed a new eight-fight deal with Cain. I didn’t have to do that.
Velasquez is coming off a dominant win over Junior Dos Santos to capture the UFC heavyweight title in December. He will face Antonio Silva in a rematch on Memorial Day weekend after ‘Bigfoot’s’ come from behind upset win over Alistair Overeem earlier this month in Las Vegas.
Now that we know that former champ Frank Mir will face Junior Dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 146 Mir’s original opponent Cain Velasquez will get Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, the large import from Strikeforce next month according to a recent tweet from UFC President Dana White.
Don’t believe any of the BS you read on the internet. Cain is fighting Bigfoot Silva May 26th in Vegas
— Dana White (@danawhite) April 22, 2012
Velasquez has not competed since dropping the title to Dos Santos last year and a fight with Silva should be pretty exciting.