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Velásquez Raises Cain on his Way to the Top
Humbled by his roots, Cain Velásquez credits his parents with his success. His opponents see a rougher side in the cage.
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Striking a Pose

Cain Velásquez warms up with the same intensity that he brings into the Octagon.

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Cain Velasquez

Undefeated through eight matches, Velásquez has ambushed his opponents with flurries of punches and kicks.

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Pinning his Opponent

Velásquez's work ethic has paid dividends in the ring. His "Brown Pride" has carried him to eight victories.

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A Blitz of Punches and Kicks

Velásquez's parents raised Cain to honor his heritage and work hard. As a result, his opponents have been hitting the deck.

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Showing off the Guns

Cain Velásquez's tattoo - "Brown Pride," inked across his chest - is a daily reminder of his parents' sacrifice for him.

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Velásquez Raises Cain on his Way to the Top

Humbled by his roots, Cain Velásquez credits his parents with his success. His opponents see a rougher side in the cage.

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