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Cain Velasquez Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 14-3-0

Caín Velasquez was born in Salinas, California to Efraín and Isabel Velasquez. Efraín had moved to the U.S. from Sonora, Mexico as an illegal immigrant, where he met American-born Isabel. They started a relationship and later married, which allowed Efraín to attain U.S. citizenship. The Velasquez family had three children: Efraín Jr., Adela and Caín.

Last Fight: Francis Ngannou
Age: 39
Height 6'1"
Weight 241 lbs
Nick Name: N/A
Nationality: United States
Association: American Kickboxing Academy
14 Wins
KO / TKO
12
85%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
2
14%
3 Losses
KO / TKO
2
66%
Submission
1
33%
Decisions
0
0%

Wiki Stats

Reach 77 in (196 cm)
Team American Kickboxing Academy
Trainer Wrestling: Daniel CormierMuay Thai: Javier MendezBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Leandro VieiraStrength: Joe GrossoBoxing: Rosendo Sanchez
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Leandro Vieira
Wrestling NCAA Division I Wrestling
Years active 2006–2019
University Arizona State University
Spouse Michelle Velasquez
Children 2

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Cain Velasquez next fight?
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Cain Velasquez last fight?
Cain Velasquez lost his last fight against Francis Ngannou by KO (Punches) on Feb. 17, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 1 - Ngannou vs. Velasquez.
Is Cain Velasquez retired?
Cain Velasquez last fought Francis Ngannou 3 years 3 months and 3 days ago, and should be considered inactive.
Should I bet on Cain Velasquez?
Cain Velasquez has a 82% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 71% of his fights.
Out of the 14 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -325 favorite, and out of 10 favored matches, he has won 70% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 4 matches, with a win rate of 100% and an odds average of +122.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 14 of Cain Velasquez betting fights, you would have made $419.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $510.
Where is Cain Velasquez from?
Cain Velasquez is from Salinas, California, United States.
Did Cain Velasquez go to college?
Cain Velasquez attended Arizona State University.
Has Cain Velasquez ever been knocked out?
Cain Velasquez has lost 2 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Punches) from Francis Ngannou on Feb. 17, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 1 - Ngannou vs. Velasquez
How long has Cain Velasquez been fighting?
Cain Velasquez has been fighting for a period of 12 years 3 months and 10 days, his first fight was on Oct. 07, 2006 at Strikeforce - Tank vs. Buentello. He has accumalated roughly 1 hours, 57 minutes and 0 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Francis Ngannou UFC on ESPN 1 - Ngannou vs. Velasquez
Feb/17/2019
KO (Punches) Jason Herzog 1 0:26
win Travis Browne UFC 200 - Tate vs. Nunes
Jul/09/2016
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 4:57
loss Fabricio Werdum UFC 188 - Velasquez vs. Werdum
Jun/13/2015
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Herb Dean 3 2:13
win Junior dos Santos UFC 166 - Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3
Oct/19/2013
TKO (Slam and Punch) Herb Dean 5 3:09
win Antonio Silva UFC 160 - Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2
May/25/2013
TKO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 1:21
win Junior dos Santos UFC 155 - Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2
Dec/29/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 5 5:00
win Antonio Silva UFC 146 - Dos Santos vs. Mir
May/26/2012
TKO (Punches) Josh Rosenthal 1 3:36
loss Junior dos Santos UFC on Fox 1 - Velasquez vs. Dos Santos
Nov/12/2011
KO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 1:04
win Brock Lesnar UFC 121 - Lesnar vs. Velasquez
Oct/23/2010
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 4:12
win Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira UFC 110 - Nogueira vs. Velasquez
Feb/20/2010
KO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 2:20
win Ben Rothwell UFC 104 - Machida vs. Shogun
Oct/24/2009
TKO (Punches) Steve Mazzagatti 2 0:58
win Cheick Kongo UFC 99 - The Comeback
Jun/13/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Denis Stojnic UFC Fight Night 17 - Lauzon vs. Stephens
Feb/07/2009
TKO (Punches) Jorge Ortiz 2 2:34
win Jake O'Brien UFC Fight Night 14 - Silva vs. Irvin
Jul/19/2008
TKO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 2:02
win Brad Morris UFC 83 - Serra vs. St. Pierre 2
Apr/19/2008
TKO (Punches) Steve Mazzagatti 1 2:10
win Jeremiah Constant Bodog Fight - Clash of the Nations
Dec/16/2006
TKO (Punches) 1 4:00
win Jesse Fujarczyk Strikeforce - Tank vs. Buentello
Oct/07/2006
TKO (Punches) Marcos Rosales 1 1:58