Cain Velasquez UFC Biography
Can Ramirez Velasquez, an American pro wrestler, and former mixed martial artist, was born on July 28, 1982, and presently competes for Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA). He is best remembered for his stint in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he participated in the heavyweight division and won the title two times.
Velasquez withdrew from mixed martial arts in 2019. Velasquez began his professional wrestling career the same year, first with the Mexican Lucha Libre banner AAA and then with the American WWE promotion. Due to budget restrictions caused by the COVID-19 epidemic, he was released from his WWE contract in April 2020.
Efraen and Isabel Velasquez gave birth to Can Velasquez in Salinas, California. As an illegal immigrant, Efran came to the United States from Sonora, Mexico, where he met Isabel, a native of America. They began dating and eventually married, allowing Efran to become a citizen of the United States. Efraen Jr., Adela, and Can Velasquez were the family’s three children.
Velasquez was born in Yuma, Arizona, and reared there. He graduated from Kofa High School, where he had a 110–10 record in four years of wrestling and twice won the 5A Arizona Wrestling Championship. Velasquez also spent three years as a football player. He was captain of both his wrestling and football teams as a senior. He was a linebacker on the football field.
Cain Velasquez Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Cain Velasquez has a net worth of $4 million.
Cain Velasquez Age
Velasquez is 39 years old.
Cain Velasquez’s UFC career
Velasquez, a 2 different times All-American wrestler at Arizona State University, became the new face of mixed martial arts when he made it to the world heavy weight championship. The victory not only preserved Velasquez’s MMA record perfect at 9-0, but it also demonstrated that he is a force to be reckoned with in the UFC.
Mixed martial arts was not sanctioned in the United States at the time of the UFC’s establishment in 1993, and there were no weight classes. Rather of a traditional championship, the UFC organized tournaments, with the winner obtaining a permanent moniker.
The UFC strengthened its cooperation with state athletic commissions and established weight classes in 1997, starting with UFC 12
Cain Velasquez’s WWE career
Since he was a child, Velasquez has been a fan of pro wrestling. He exercised in the WWE Performance Center under head coach Norman Smiley on July 19, 2018, and afterwards attended Diamond Dallas Page’s yoga session. The night before, he’d gone to an NXT show.
Velasquez began his professional career in March of this year. As a heavyweight competitor, he secured a multi-match contract with Mexican professional wrestling promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide.
Velasquez made his WWE debut with Rey Mysterio on October 4, 2019, on the first episode of SmackDown on Fox, which was also the show’s 20th anniversary, coming out to encounter and finally attack Brock Lesnar after his WWE Championship triumph as a way of measuring of revenge for Lesnar trying to attack Mysterio and his son, Dominick. Before Lesnar could flee the ring and withdrew, Velasquez grabbed him down and battered him with punches.
Cain Velasquez’s Wife
Cain’s wife is called Michelle Velasquez.
Cain Velasquez Parents
Efraen and Isabel Velasquez raised their son Can Velasquez in Salinas, California.