Cain Velasquez was about as active as a heavyweight could be, at least before he tired some late in his thrashing of Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 on Saturday night.
He should have some time to rest.
"We'll see," Velasquez said when asked what's next after he reclaimed the belt in a unanimous (50-45, 50-43, 50-44) victory at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
There are several factors that will determine when, where and against whom Velasquez will begin his title defense -- or if he'll face dos Santos again. Chief among them is the health of dos Santos, who took a beating for 25 minutes that left his face swollen and resulted in a trip to an area hospital.
Dos Santos was treated and released without any major injuries, although UFC president Dana White said dos Santos will need some downtime.
"I think it will be a while before he's able to fight again," White said. "This isn't like losing a regular fight. He was beat up pretty bad."
The pounding came at the hands of a healthy Velasque...