Cain Velasquez: All About the New Reigning UFC Champ

December 24, 2010 by  
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Building on MMA’s shift to international influences, Cain Velasquez has a diverse background as an All-American wrestler with roots in Mexico. A wrestler by training, he has become a well respected Brazilian Ji-Jitsu belt, competing in pure martial arts competition as well. Velasquez leveraged his diverse skill set to knock out fan favorite Brock Lesnar at UFC 121, earning him the total of Heavyweight Champion.

Cain VelasquezWith a professional record of 9-0, he has continued to build a loyal following with an impressive series of victories over top fighters such as Ben Rothwell and Antonio Nogueira.

After debuting at UFC 83, he continued to hone his martial arts skills to earn more advanced draws. An active wrestler, he has a presence in both English and Spanish media sources, earning him fans throughout the world. Collectors can leverage his international fan base to build a diverse array of collectables.

The Strength of Cain

In his first nine fights in UFC, Cain Velasquez has earned three knockout awards and a UFC Championship while winning 6 of his matches in the first round. His pure strength earned 8 of 9 victories through knockout, showcasing his power. Building upon his background as a championship wrestler and adding boxing skills to his 6’1”, 245 pound frame, Velasquez continues to train in strength, Jit-Jitsu, Boxing and endurance.

As a result, fans throughout the world are actively collecting Cain Velasquez cards, fight gear, DVDs and special tickets. Now as a main draw at major UFC events, he has become a draw and continues to build on his reputation as a powerful fighter. Look for Cain to build upon his skill set and fan base with a series of challenging fights in 2011, as a new generation of fighters seeks their shot at the UFC heavyweight title.

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