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Fighter Summary

96

Cain Velasquez

Heavyweight #5

Record: 8-3

Active: 11 years, 7 months


Ratings and Rankings
Metric Rating Ranking
Performance 96 A 5
Power 95 A 6
Offensive 94 A- 7
Defensive 96 A 5
Records
Overall 8-3 (72.7%)
Versus Top 10 2-3 (40%)
Versus > .500 Fighters 5-3 (62.5%)
Versus < .500 Fighters 3-0 (100%)
Last 5 Fights 2-3 (40%)
Superlatives
Best Win Heavyweight #4 Junior Dos Santos (15-5)
2013-10-19 UFC 166: Velasquez vs Dos Santos 3
Round 5 KO/TKO Punch
Worst Loss Heavyweight #9 Fabricio Werdum (11-5)
2015-06-13 UFC 188: Velasquez vs Werdum
Round 3 SUB Guillotine Choke
Other Statistics
Finishes 6 (54.5%)
KOs 6 (54.5%)
Submissions 0 (0%)
Decisions 2 (18.2%)
Opponent Record 91-47
Average Opponent Rank 8.7
Long Streak W 6 (02/20/2010)
Current Streak L 2

Recent Trend Analysis

Fight Results
ResultOpponent
L
2019-02-17
Francis Ngannou (9-2)
Heavyweight #3
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez
L
2015-06-13
Fabricio Werdum (11-5)
Heavyweight #9
Round 3 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC 188: Velasquez vs Werdum
W
2013-10-19
Junior Dos Santos (15-5)
Heavyweight #4
Round 5 KO/TKO Punch
UFC 166: Velasquez vs Dos Santos 3
W
2012-12-29
Junior Dos Santos (15-5)
Heavyweight #4
Round 5 U-DEC
UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez II
L
2011-11-12
Junior Dos Santos (15-5)
Heavyweight #4
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC on Fox: Velasquez vs Dos Santos
W
2010-02-20
Minotauro Nogueira (5-6)
Heavyweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC 110: Nogueira vs Velasquez
W
2009-10-24
Ben Rothwell (6-6)
Heavyweight #28
Round 2 KO/TKO Punches
UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun
W
2009-06-13
Cheick Kongo (11-6)
Heavyweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 99: The Comeback
W
2009-02-07
Denis Stojnic (0-2)
Heavyweight
Round 2 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs Stephens
W
2008-07-19
Jake O'Brien (4-3)
Heavyweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC: Silva vs Irvin
W
2008-04-19
Brad Morris (0-2)
Heavyweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC 83: Serra vs St-Pierre 2

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