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Cain Velasquez, previous UFC champion, captured in Bay Area shooting

Previous UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was captured regarding a shooting in California’s Bay Area, police said.


The casualty was taken Monday to a nearby clinic with non-perilous wounds, as per the San Jose Police Department.

Velasquez was set up for the Santa Clara County prison on doubt of endeavored murder, police said in a tweet and he was still there Tuesday. CNN has contacted Velasquez and his administrator for input. It is muddled whether he has held a lawyer.


Police gave not many subtleties, other than saying the episode happened close to the crossing point of Monterey Highway and Bailey Avenue. CNN has mentioned a police report yet had not gotten one by Tuesday evening.

“The intention and conditions encompassing this occurrence are as yet being scrutinized as of now,” San Jose police said.

Delaney Murray of the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said, “Our Office has not gotten the police report yet to survey and in this manner have no data on Mr. Velasquez. No charges have been documented as of now.”


A prison passage demonstrated there was no bail set and a trial was workable for Wednesday. Velasquez, 39, went after the UFC in the heavyweight division and turned into a double cross boss. His last battle was in 2019.

The blended combative techniques proficient had 12 successes by knockout, two by choice and two title protections, as per his UFC profile. Velasquez had three misfortunes.
His old neighborhood is Salinas, California, and he prepared in San Jose. In the wake of leaving the UFC, Velasquez went to proficient wrestling.


Velasquez experienced rehashed knee wounds, remembering for his last MMA battle, altogether crashing his energy and prime a long time as a warrior. He just battled multiple times between Oct. 20, 2013, and Feb. 17, 2019. Velasquez authoritatively resigned from MMA on Oct. 19, 2019, in the fallout of a fast knockout misfortune to Francis Ngannou.


The American warrior of Mexican plummet thusly progressed to favorable to wrestling, making his presentation for Mexico-based association Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide. Velasquez had a short spell in the WWE, entering a concise program with UFC enemy Brock Lesnar. The fight finished at the 2019 Crown Jewel occasion. Lesnar effectively protected his WWE Championship against Velasquez in a short, uneven match.


Velasquez was additionally a NCAA Division I heavyweight grappler in school, putting fourth at the 2006 NCAA Championship and fifth in 2005.



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