As his clothing sponsor proclaimed, Cain Velasquez has dethroned the former champ, Brock Lesnar.Velasquez used his superior boxing and negated Lesnar’s take-downs to tire the giant to the point of a TKO by strikes. Here is the play-by-play.
Lesnar comes out flying quickly gets Velasquez down after he gets caught with two small counters. Lesnar gets Velasquez down but Cain jumps right back up. Cain opens up Lesnar. Velasquez gets him down and finishes ground and gets tagged over and over on the top. Lesnar tries to get up and gets knocked again and gets TKO’ed on the ground!
Cain Velasquez becomes the first ever Mexican American heavyweight champion, and with an impressive undefeated 9-0 record. Velasquez’s wins include top contenders Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Cheick Kongo, Ben Rothwell, and now former champion Brock Lesnar. Number one contender, Junior Dos Santos will be Cain Velasquez’s first challenger for his newly acclaimed belt.