EDITORS NOTE: Contrary to other reports currently claiming this fight as being confirmed, this bout is not official at this point. FiveOuncesOfPain.com has been able to confirm through sources very close to the potential bout that negotiations are under way, but nothing is set in stone at this time. Stay tuned to 5 Oz’s as we keep you updated on this still developing story.
The event is scheduled for November 21 from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas and will also showcase a light-heavyweight bout between Tito Ortiz and Mark Coleman.
A recent report on MMAMadness.com citing sources close to the fight claimed the bout was set; however, when FiveOuncesOfPain.com was able to contact sources close to the promotion, they were unable confirm or deny the report.
5 Oz’s has since been able to confirm that negotiations for the bout are currently under way, but nothing is finalized at this time.
Carwin had previously been slated to meet Cain Velasquez at UFC 104.
Carwin will be making his return off of the most impressive performance in his career when he pulled himself from the canvas to knock Gabriel Gonzaga senseless in electrifying fashion. Undefeated in eleven professional bouts, Carwin has not been extended past the first round a single time in his beatdown littered career.
Lesnar will be defending his title he recently unified by obliterating Frank Mir with brutal ground and pound in the second round of their UFC 100 bout. He has taken the world of MMA by storm, winning the UFC heavyweight strap in a record amount of time, and compiling a record of 4-1 while avenging his sole defeat to the previously mentioned Mir.
The Octagon will likely need to be specially reinforced for the bout as both men should weigh in right around the 265 pound mark. Both guys are known for their dynamic wrestling ability, strength and dominance in the Octagon.