Dana White sympathizes with former UFC champion Cain Velasquez over his arrest. The UFC President offers his first thoughts on the unfortunate incident.
Cain Velasquez, longtime UFC fighter, WWE fighter, was arrested Monday. The San Jose-based fighter was arrested for attempted murder. The fighter was seen firing at a vehicle containing several men. The motive behind Cain’s shooting was that one of the men with a child was said to have behaved in an indecent manner.
The child was related to the pro wrestler, which drove the fighter to attempt to murder the man. The shooting took place in the Bay Area and Velasquez is in custody. According to reports, the fighter could face up to 20 years in prison. In a recent interview with Barstool Sports reporter Robbie Fox, who is promoting the upcoming UFC 272 event, Dana White spoke about his reaction to the arrest.
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“I feel sorry for him,” says Dana White
“Obviously I feel sorry for him and his family. It’s a terrible thing. I don’t know enough to speak about it, but from what I’ve heard you know that if this ever happened to us, we all say we would. Cain did it.” said Dana of the motive behind Velasquez’s shooting. Velasquez’s shooting took place around 3 p.m. local time and was arrested later that night.
Cain is a longtime UFC fighter and has been part of the rise since 2008. The fighter last appeared in the UFC octagon in 2019. Velasquez fought “The Predator” Francis Ngannou and lost in the first round to a devastating knockout.
Velasquez has a career professional fight record of 14-3-0. Some of his biggest wins are over Brock Lesnar, Ben Rothwell, and Junior Dos Santos. Cain worked out at the AKA gym, which was 26 miles from the shooting.
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