The two face off in the competition between teams on The Ultimate Fighter reality show. But they will also meet face to face in the octagon, and the winner will earn the right to challenge Cain Velasquez for the heavyweight title.
Junior Cigano and former champion Brock Lesnar have an official date for their showdown. According to the promotion, the fighters face off June 11 at UFC 131 in Canada.
The very same card boasts a number of other great matchups, promising great Jiu-Jitsu. Demian Maia will take on Mark Munoz, while black belts Kenny Florian (making his featherweight debut) locks horns with Diego Nunes.
Also in action will be ADCC 2007 winner Rany Yahya, facing Dustin Poirier.
Check out the possible card:
June 11, 2011
Junior Dos Santos vs. Brock Lesnar
Shane Carwin vs. Jon Olav Einemo
Donald Cerrone vs. Mac Danzig
Demian Maia vs. Mark Munoz
Kenny Florian vs. Diego Nunes
Yves Edwards vs. Sam Stout
Dustin Poirier vs. Rani Yahya
Anthony Perosh vs. Krzysztof Soszynski
Darren Elkins vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Jesse Bongfeldt vs. Chris Weidman
Joey Beltran vs. Dave Herman