Net Worth: $4'000'000
Cain Velasquez is an African-American professional wrestler and retired professional mixed martial artist who has a net worth of $4’000’000. He is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion and two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion. Early Years: Cain Ramirez Velasquez was born on June 28, 1982, in Salinas, California. His father, Efrain, is a Sinaloa Mexican who came to the US as an undocumented immigrant. He met Cain’s American mother, Isabel. They fell in love, married, and Efrain became a citizen of the United States. Cain is one of his three children. He has a brother called Efrain Jr. and A sister called Adela. Cain and his brothers grew up in Yuma, Arizona. He fought during high school and won the Arizona 5A Championship twice. He also played high school football as a linebacker. In his senior year of high school, he was a captain of the wrestling and football teams. Cain enrolled at Iowa Central Community College during the season 2001-2002. He won the heavyweight division of the National NCAA Championship. He transferred for his sophomore year to Arizona State University. During those three years, he wrestled on the team of the Sun Devils. After college Velasquez joined the American Kickboxing Academy. He made his MMA debut against else Fujarczyk in October 2006, which He won in the first round by TKO. Velasquez then took on undefeated Jeremiah Constant and won in the first round through TKO. He made his UFC debut in April 2008 against Brad Morris and UFC 83. In the first round, he won by TKO. He faced Jake O’Brien In UFC Fight Night 14 In July 2008. Velasquez also won by TKO in the first round. He also emerged victorious in first against Denis Sonic, Check Kongo, Ben Roth well, and Antonio Rodrigo Nigeria. The last match gave Velasquez a chance to win The UFC Heavyweight Championship against reigning champ Brock Lesser. In this match, he tore his rotator cuff. Velasquez defeated Lesser in the first round with a TKO before he was discharged for surgery. In late 2011 Velasquez returned to the octagon After his shoulder healed to defend his Heavyweight title against Junior dos Santos. Velasquez had his first defeat in this match and was knocked out in the first round by dos Santos a little over a minute. Velasquez wasn’t down for long, and he beat Antonio Silva in the first round before taking on a rematch with dos Santos which Velasquez won. The years 2015 to 2019 witnessed The decline of Velasquez’s career with losses to Fabricio Serum and Francis Cannot. In October 2019, Velasquez announced his retirement from MMA. Velasquez was the first major Mexican American Heavyweight Champion in MMA history. Velasquez did not get out of the game completely. He announced After his retirement from MMA that he had signed a multi-match deal with AAA worldwide’s Lucia Libra Heavyweight division. His first match was a six-man trios action at Triple mania XXVII, which was a win for Velasquez’s team. Velasquez made his WWE debut on the first episode of the 20th season of fox’s Smackdown on October 4, 2019. ” Velasquez confronted and attacked Broke Lesser. Velasquez was then scheduled to face Lesser on October 31, 2019, for the WWE Championship. In 88 seconds, Lesser retained his WWE crown and took Velasquez to the Timur Lock. Cain Velasquez was terminated In April 2020 after six months on his contract. He only played in two games. The company cut costs in order to deal with The financial consequences of The ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Some outlets reported that Velasquez was cut from the WWE due to “backstage mistakes”, including revealing the lineup of a future first. Also, before signing his WWE contract, Velasquez was accused of knowing about a knee injury that needed to be surgically repaired. Although WWE is reportedly leaving the door open for Velasquez’s return to the WWE at a later date. He married his girlfriend Michelle on May 28, 2011, and their daughter Coral Love Velasquez was born on May 6, 2009. The son was born in 2018. Velasquez speaks fluently English and Spanish. He has been a guest star on Spanish-language television networks such as Telemundo and Univision. He also appeared as a guest on Lopez Tonight. ” Velasquez also appeared in the music video “Te Saint” for ISIN & Handel. In the early days of his professional combat career, Cain trained In a military facility In California, far from his home. He worked as a bouncer at a club near his training center and frequently slept in his car rather than a long drive each night to Yuma, Arizona. He told his mom that He was staying with a friend. Velasquez enters the ring to the song “Los Mandates”, which tells the story of a Mexican immigrant who tried to cross the border into the US. His father, Efrain, made six trips trying to get into the US and was deported all six times. On his seventh trip to the United States, he met his future wife, Isabel. Velasquez has a tattoo with Brown Pride on his chest as a display of Mexican Pride and a reminder of the hardships his parents went through. Velasquez wanted to be a boxer initially, but his family was too poor for gloves and lessons. Wrestling was cheaper and easier. Salary highlights can Velasquez earned $450’000 for his fight with Francis Cannot on UFC on ESPN1 on February 19, 2019. Real Estate: In 2014, Velasquez and his wife listed their 5,100 square foot Estate In Gilroy, California, for $1.7’000’000. The house was built in 1999 and occupied a total of more than two acres. A month later, the price fell to 1. 6’000’000.
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