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Who Is UFC Fighter Cain Velasquez?

Learn about UFC fighter Cain Velasquez from kickboxing champion Phil Nurse in this Howcast video.


My name is Kru Phil Nurse. I run a Muay Thai style fighting gym in New York City called The Wat. We have some of the world champion fighters that train at The Wat. If you want to find out more about The Wat, you can contact us at

Today we're going to be talking about the UFC. Cain Velasquez, currently the number one fighter at heavyweight in the UFC today. Cain Velasquez made his UFC debut at UFC '84 in Montreal when Georges St-Pierre fought Matt Serra too. That's when he made his debut. Since then, has gone storming forward towards winning the UFC title.

Cain Velasquez has very, very decent all-around MMA style of fighting. You know, he's very good on his stand-up, very good footwork. His ground and pound is good, very good endurance. You know, in MMA today, it's five minute rounds and endurance definitely needs to be in place. His endurance is excellent, boxing excellent, good wrestling. An all-round MMA fighter and hence that's probably why he has the title today.

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