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Video: Velasquez taps out to Lesnar kimura at WWE Crown Jewel

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Brock Lesnar got his revenge on Cain Velasquez. Sort of. Former UFC heavyweight champions Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez met each other again …read more

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Watch Brock Lesnar beat Cain Velasquez in short order at WWE Crown Jewel

Cain Velasquez’s debut match in WWE didn’t go as planned.
Actually, if you watch enough WWE – and I’m sure you don’t – you would know that it went exactly as …read more

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Brock Lesnar Submits Cain Velasquez At WWE Crown Jewel

Brock Lesnar is still a WWE champion as he submitted Cain Velasquez at WWE Crown Jewel in just minutes. The event was in Saudi Arabia and it was Velasquez’s first …read more

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Revenge! Lesnar Taps Velasquez In Saudi Arabia

Revenge is a dish best served … fake?
Brock Lesnar submitted Cain Velasquez to kick off the WWE: “Crown Jewel” pay-per-view (PPV) event this afternoon in Saudi Arabia, a rematch from …read more

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VIDEO | Brock Lesnar beats Cain Velasquez at WWE Crown Jewel

The rivalry between former UFC heavyweight champions Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar continued at the WWE’s Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia on Thursday.
While Velasquez won the pair’s first encounter — …read more

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Dana White praises Cain Velasquez’s decision to join WWE

UFC president Dana White has praised Cain Velasquez’s decision to retire from mixed martial arts and join WWE.
Former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Velasquez last fought back in February at UFC …read more

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Dana White hopes Cain Velasquez finds the same kind of success in WWE as Ronda Rousey

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When Cain Velasquez made the decision to put his mixed martial arts career behind him to sign a multi-year deal with WWE, one of the …read more

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Dana White Details How Cain Velasquez Signed with the WWE

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez officially retired from mixed martial arts earlier this month after the UFC agreed to terminate his contract with the promotion so he …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s ... Super-Sham!

So the Internet has been in a tizzy these last few weeks because former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, has been jumping around the wrestling ring like …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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White hopes Velasquez is as successful as Rousey in WWE

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Dana White talks about Velasquez’s WWE deal. Cain Velasquez is now with the WWE, with the former UFC heavyweight champion retiring from mixed martial …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Dana White Explains How Cain Velasquez Ended Up In WWE

UFC president Dana White has detailed how Cain Velasquez ended up being signed by WWE. Velasquez is a former two-time UFC heavyweight champion. He had fights left on his UFC …read more

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You Can Now Bet On Velasquez-Lesnar 2 In WWE

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder, Cain Velasquez, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) last week to focus on his …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Tyson Fury willing to fight Cain Velasquez in WWE: ‘I’d love to fight them all’

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Tyson Fury is open to a WWE match with former UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez are both set to …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Tyson Fury Expresses Interest In WWE Match With Cain Velasquez

Lineal boxing heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wouldn’t mind sharing the squared circle with Cain Velasquez. In the past, Fury has engaged in some banter with Velasquez. “The Gypsy King” once …read more

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Schaub insinuates Velasquez will be on PEDs in the WWE

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Brendan Schaub talks about Cain Velasquez’s transition into professional wrestling with the WWE. Over the weekend, Cain Velasquez retired …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Schaub: Velasquez Will Take Steroids In WWE

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Now that former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, has officially retired from mixed martial arts (MMA), he’s no longer required to submit drug-testing samples …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Off Guard: Tyson Fury open to possible WWE match with Cain Velasquez

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is staying busy while he recovers from his recent win by taking a busman’s holiday and making his first foray into professional wrestling.
Fury’s arrival …read more

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Cain Velasquez issues statement on UFC retirement

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez released a statement on Monday regarding his official retirement from mixed martial arts.
Below is what Velasquez wrote on his Instagram.

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Cain Velasquez issues farewell message to UFC, embarks on WWE journey

Cain Velasquez’s rise to the top of the mixed martial arts world was meteoric. In less than three years, he went from Octagon newbie to UFC heavyweight champion.
The man he …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Cain Velasquez releases statement on UFC departure, future with WWE

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Cain Velasquez has bid a fond farewell to his past life and is eagerly embracing his new one.
On Monday, the two-time UFC …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Cain Velasquez Pens Emotional Farewell To UFC

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) last week and withdrew his name from the United …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Brendan Schaub Expects Cain Velasquez To Use Steroids In WWE

Now that Cain Velasquez is off to the WWE, Brendan Schaub wouldn’t be surprised if the former UFC champion begins taking performance-enhancing drugs. Velasquez made his WWE debut on Oct. …read more

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Daniel Cormier reacts to Cain Velasquez’s retirement

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has decided to hang up the gloves and pursue a pro wrestling career with WWE. Daniel Cormier, his long-time training partner and another former …read more

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Cain Velasquez’s retirement is a great opportunity for him, but does it point to a UFC problem?

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Before he ever arrived on the scene, Cain Velasquez was anointed. The people who scout out talent before it debuts on the big stage …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Hot Tweets: Cain Velasquez’s move to the WWE and where he ranks among all-time heavyweights

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Yesterday, Cain Velasquez retired from MMA, withdrew from the USADA testing pool, and has signed with the WWE full time. Let’s talk …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Daniel Cormier Feels Cain Velasquez’s Exit From MMA Is Bittersweet

Daniel Cormier is sad to see Cain Velasquez walk away from mixed martial arts, but he’s thrilled about his new journey in WWE. During a WWE Crown Jewel press conference, …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Daniel Cormier ‘sad’ Cain Velasquez retired but ‘I know that he is doing something that he loves’

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As much as Daniel Cormier has achieved in his own fight career, the former …read more

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Cain Velasquez details retirement conversation with UFC President Dana White

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez shocked fans by appearing on WWE Smackdown and then announcing his retirement from MMA.
Velasquez (14-3 MMA) arrived on the popular pro-wrestling program to confront …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Velasquez retires from UFC, signs multi-year deal with WWE

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Former UFC champ Cain Velasquez and boxing star Tyson Fury will perform at a WWE show in Saudi Arabia later this month. Former …read more

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Cain Details ‘Respectful’ Talk With White Before Joining WWE

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It didn’t take long for Cain Velasquez to sign the dotted line with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) after crashing last week’s SmackDown event on …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Cain Velasquez talks being 'all in' on WWE, Dana White's reaction, tag-teaming with Daniel Cormier

LAS VEGAS – Cain Velasquez is officially a member of WWE.
At a press conference held at T-Mobile Arena on Friday, Velasquez joined fellow former UFC heavyweight champion and now WWE …read more

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Former champion Cain Velasquez officially retires from UFC, exits USADA testing pool

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has notified the promotion that he is retiring from active competition and he will exit the USADA drug testing …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar to rematch in WWE

It’s been nearly a decade since Cain Velasquez captured the UFC heavyweight championship from Brock Lesnar. They are now set to rematch, albeit under the WWE spotlight.
WWE officials announced the …read more

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Cain Velasquez Retires From MMA to Sign With WWE

The long chapter of MMA in the book of former heavyweight king Cain Velasquez’s career has come to an end. …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Cain Velasquez officially signs with WWE to rematch Brock Lesnar in pro wrestling

After months of flirtation, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is going full-bore into professional wrestling.
Velasquez has signed with WWE and will rematch Brock Lesnar on Oct. 31 at …read more

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Velasquez Retires From UFC, Rematches Lesnar In WWE

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Move over Ronda Rousey, there’s another former UFC champion headed to WWE. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, has retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

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Cain Velasquez signs with WWE, will wrestle Brock Lesnar in Saudi Arabia

LAS VEGAS – Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez’s next octagon appearance will have to wait, if it ever happens again.
WWE officials announced Friday that Velasquez will be part of …read more

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VIDEO | Tyson Fury, Braun Strowman brawl in WWE ring

Mere days after former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez made his big WWE debut, another titan of the combat sports world is making waves in the pro wrestling arena: Tyson …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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New Rankings! Adesanya Rockets Up P4P Chart

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Former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, has been removed from the official rankings in light of his jump to pro wrestling. The official UFC rankings …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Cain Velasquez removed from USADA testing pool, UFC rankings

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has been officially removed from both the USADA testing pool and the UFC rankings.
The moves are an indication that Velasquez is done with MMA, …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio #2990: UFC 243 and Bellator 229 recaps, Cain Velasquez in WWE, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
Episode 2,990 of the podcast includes a look back at Saturday’s UFC 243 card, Friday’s Bellator 229 …read more

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Cain Velasquez Talks WWE: I’m Not Signed ... Yet

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After a surprise appearance on WWE Smackdown, Velasquez lays out his plans for fighting in the squared circle and cage. Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez shocked the …read more

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Posted on October 7, 2019, 3:46 am By
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MMA Community reacts after Cain Velasquez appears on WWE Smackdown

Cain Velasquez made his WWE debut last night, appearing shortly after Brock Lesnar won the WWE championship.
Brock Lesnar demolished Kofi Kingston in just 10 seconds and secured the WWE championship …read more

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Cain Velasquez Comments On UFC Future Following WWE Debut

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has opened up on his fighting future following his WWE debut. Last night (Oct. 4), Velasquez closed out the FOX debut of WWE SmackDown …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Video: Watch Cormier’s reaction to Velasquez’s WWE Smackdown debut

Daniel Cormier reacts to Cain Velasquez’ epic WWE debut. Cain Velasquez is making waves in the world of professional wrestling.
After winning over the crowd at AAA’s Invading NY event in …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Video! ‘DC’ Delivers Priceless Reaction To Cain’s WWE Debut

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Despite recent reports of Cain Velasquez being in talks with WWE it was still surprising to see the former UFC …read more

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Video! Velasquez Crashes WWE SmackDown, Batters Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez made his WWE debut last night (Fri., Oct. 4, 2019) during the SmackDown premier on FOX, as he crashed the ring to battle former …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Cain Velasquez gets his hands on Brock Lesnar again at WWE Smackdown

Cain Velasquez vs. Brock Lesnar is happening again. But unlike the first time, this time people will know who is winning in advance.
A rematch of a bout nine years ago …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Velasquez in talks with WWE

Former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is in advanced talks to sign with WWE, he told ESPN. He has also been in discussions with other wrestling promotions. …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 2:46 am By
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Cain Velasquez Makes WWE Debut, Confronts Brock Lesnar (Video)

It appears Cain Velasquez is fully on-board with the sports entertainment industry. Earlier tonight (Oct. 4), the WWE made its big debut on FOX. The show featured an appearance from …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 2:46 am By
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Ex-UFC champ Cain Velasquez intends to withdraw from USADA testing pool

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has made the decision to move on from MMA so he can focus on professional wrestling.
Velasquez (14-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) has informed the UFC …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Cain Velasquez in talks with WWE and other pro wrestling groups, possible match with Brock Lesnar

Cain Velasquez | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had a recent meeting and other negotiations with World Wrestling Entertainment and either he or his …read more

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Former UFC Champion Cain Velasquez Reportedly In Talks With WWE & AEW

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez may find himself signing full-time with a major wrestling promotion soon. Velasquez has had two matches for popular Mexican promotion AAA. The American Kickboxing …read more

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Posted on September 30, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Velasquez ‘In Touch’ With WWE

The former UFC champ is already garnering serious interest from pro wrestling companies after two impressive showings. Could the UFC lose Cain Velasquez to the WWE?
It certainly seems more possible …read more

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Posted on September 30, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Cain Velasquez in talks with WWE

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is in talks with several major professional wrestling promotions, including the WWE and AEW.
ESPN’s Marc Raimondi shared the news, which came on the heels …read more

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Posted on September 29, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Go behind the scenes with former UFC champ Cain Velasquez at Lucha Libre event in New York

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Go behind the scenes with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at the Luche Libre AAA event at Madison Square Garden Theater on September 15.

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Cain Velasquez discusses his future in MMA, wants to wrestle The Rock

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez discusses his MMA future and reveals that he would love to wrestle against The Rock.
Velasquez (14-3 MMA) has not stepped foot in the Octagon …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Will Cain Velasquez make UFC return or stick to lucha libre? 'My options are open'

MEXICO CITY — Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez stunned even veteran wrestling observers with his performance in his lucha libre debut on Aug. 3.
No, professional wrestling isn’t the same …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Cain Velasquez reveals future plans for MMA, hopes to wrestle against ‘The Rock’

MEXICO CITY — Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez reveals his plans for the future when it comes to his fighting career, his transition into professional wrestling and how he …read more

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Posted on September 20, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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