In Deep with Cain Velasquez: Junior dos Santos Trilogy, UFC Legacy and More (video)


Cain Velasquez Oct 2013 LogoMere days before his third fight with former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, current champ Cain Velasquez went one-on-one with MMAWeekly.com’s Ryan McKinnell at Velasquez’s home gym of American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, Calif.

In this exclusive interview, Velasquez talks about the trilogy, what it means to him to be UFC heavyweight champion, and what his legacy is in the sport.  Velasquez also addresses the relief of no longer having to answer questions about his body art and a few other topics that may surprise you.

Cain Velasquez meets Junior dos Santos in the UFC 166 main event in Houston on Saturday, October 19, inside the Toyota Center.

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