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Cain Velasquez likely out 'til September

Updated: January 17, 2011, 8:10 PM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (9-0) is resting comfortably in a Las Vegas hospital following surgery Thursday morning to fix a 90-percent tear of his right rotator cuff.

Velasquez, 28, said he injured the shoulder during his UFC title- winning fight against Brock Lesnar last October.

Under the care of Dr. Steven Sanders, Velasquez's "surgery went well," said the fighter's trainer, Javier Mendez.

UFC president Dana White says the recovery is likely to keep ...

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