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Thursday, 03/29/2012, 11:08 am

"Realist" Cain Velasquez Knew He Wouldn't Stay Undefeated Forever


“I’m a realist. I knew I wasn’t going to go through my career undefeated. That’s how this sport is. People lose. Even the best guys lose. I knew as soon as it was over, I had to pick myself back up and keep going forward. I do have some extra motivation now, for sure, but I wish that for that night things had gone differently and that the fans had gotten the fight they came to see. Ultimately, I let myself down. I don’t ever want that to happen, and not for Fox or anything else. I want to go out there and win. Stuff happens. I get that, but I definitely wasn’t happy with my performance. What it comes down to it, I don’t want to be in that position again.”

In a recent interview with Yahoo Sports, former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez” target=”_blank”>Cain Velasquez discussed his thoughts on his first career defeat and what it means to get back to action.

He returns to the cage at UFC 146 in a number one contender fight against Frank Mir.

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