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UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez was originally expected to have his first title defense against Junior dos Santos at this event. However, on September 2, 2011, the UFC announced that fight would be moved to the inaugural UFC on Fox event.UFC 139 will feature two preliminary fights live on Spike TV.Vitor Belfort was briefly linked to a matchup with Cung Le at this event.However, Belfort was removed from the bout and replaced by Wanderlei Silva.Dana White announced that the winner of the main event between Rua and Henderson will likely be in line for a Light Heavyweight title shot.Johnny Eduardo was expected to face Michael McDonald at the event. However, Eduardo was forced from the card with a shoulder injury and replaced by promotional newcomer Alex Soto.It was initially suspected that the first Spike TV preliminary fight would feature Tom Lawlor vs. Chris Weidman, but it has become known that it will instead be Michael McDonald fighting UFC newcomer Alex Soto.During the official UFC 139 weigh ins, Shamar Bailey and Nick Pace failed to make the weight limit for their respective weight classes. Bailey came in 3 pounds over, while Pace came in six pounds over. Each fighter was fined 20 percent of their earnings and their bouts will take place at catchweights of 158 lb and 141 lb.