I thought people might be interested in this short article since Cain has some fans on this board:
Southwest Scene: Cain is Able
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May 5, 2008
by Tommy Messano (email@example.com)
There's no buzz like heavyweight buzz.
Cain Velasquez (Pictures)'s UFC debut in Montreal drew a considerable amount of press for an undercard bout.
The reason? The UFC's heavyweight division is in need of youthful prospects to bulk up its ranks, and Velasquez fits the bill: All American wrestling honors at a major D-1 university plus two years of training at American Kickboxing Academy.
The jump to MMA was a carefully crafted career move that Velasquez had been contemplating since his junior year at Arizona State University. College wrestling coach Tom Ortiz had a simple plan and some San Jose connections for Velasquez.
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