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Fighter Summary

97

Cain Velasquez

Heavyweight #4

Record: 12-3

Active: 12 years, 1 month

Ratings and Rankings
Metric Rating Ranking
Performance 97
A
4
Power 96
A
5
Offensive 94
A
7
Defensive 97
A+
3
Records
Overall 12-3 (80%)
Versus Top 10 2-2 (50%)
Versus > .500 Fighters 7-3 (70%)
Versus < .500 Fighters 5-0 (100%)
Last 5 Fights 3-2 (60%)
Superlatives
Best Win Heavyweight #7 Junior Dos Santos (15-6)
2013-10-19 UFC 166: Velasquez vs Dos Santos 3
Round 5 KO/TKO Punch
Worst Loss Heavyweight #14 Fabricio Werdum (11-6)
2015-06-13 UFC 188: Velasquez vs Werdum
Round 3 SUB Guillotine Choke
Other Statistics
Finishes 10 (66.7%)
KOs 10 (66.7%)
Submissions 0 (0%)
Decisions 2 (13.3%)
Opponent Record 113-75
Average Opponent Rank 8
Long Streak W 7 (10/23/2010)
Current Streak L 1

Recent Trend Analysis

Fight Results
ResultOpponent
L
2019-02-17
Francis Ngannou (10-2)
Heavyweight #1
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez
W
2016-07-09
Travis Browne (9-7)
Heavyweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC 200: Tate vs Nunes
L
2015-06-13
Fabricio Werdum (11-6)
Heavyweight #14
Round 3 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC 188: Velasquez vs Werdum
W
2013-10-19
Junior Dos Santos (15-6)
Heavyweight #7
Round 5 KO/TKO Punch
UFC 166: Velasquez vs Dos Santos 3
W
2013-05-25
Antonio Silva (3-7)
Heavyweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC 160: Velasquez vs Silva 2
W
2012-12-29
Junior Dos Santos (15-6)
Heavyweight #7
Round 5 U-DEC
UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez II
W
2012-05-26
Antonio Silva (3-7)
Heavyweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC 146: Dos Santos vs Mir
L
2011-11-12
Junior Dos Santos (15-6)
Heavyweight #7
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC on Fox: Velasquez vs Dos Santos
W
2010-10-23
Brock Lesnar (4-3)
Heavyweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC 121: Lesnar vs Velasquez
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 (8-6)
Heavyweight #12
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