The Dayton Daily News is reporting that the UFC is looking at September's UFC 119 as a potential date for the heavyweight championship showdown between Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez.
The show, which has yet to be officially announced, is scheduled for Sept. 25 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The fight between Lesnar and Velasquez is contingent on Lesnar's health following his second round submission victory against Shane Carwin this past Saturday at UFC 116 in Las Vegas.
The report says both Lesnar and Carwin were told before Saturday's fight they likely would fight next at the Indianapolis show barring injuries.
The expected event would be the UFC's first foray into Indiana and first trip to the Midwest since UFC 96, which was held at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Velasquez earned his shot at the title by beating former PRIDE heavyweight and UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira by first round TKO at UFC 110 in February. Velasquez (8-0) has finished seven of his eight opponents by TKO. His lone decision was against Cheick Kongo at UFC 99.
If the fight happens Sept. 25, it would be the shortest turnaround for a fight in Lesnar's career. Before his fight with Carwin, Lesnar was off for 51 weeks due to a bout with Diverticulitis. This would be a 12-week turnaround.
UPDATE: This is from Kevin Iole's Twitter.