Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez

Cain Velasquez
Quick Facts About Cain Velasquez
Celebrated Name Cain Velasquez
Age 41 years old
Nick Name Cardio Cain
Birth Name Caín Ramirez Velasquez
Birth Date 1982-07-28
Gender Male
Profession American professional wrestler
Nationality American
Place of Birth Salinas, California, the US.
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Leo
Father Efraín Velasquez
Mother Isabel Velasquez
Sister Adela Velasquez
Brother Efrain Velasquez, jr
High School Kofa High School
University Arizona State University
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Michelle Velasquez
Children 2
Height 6 ft 1 inch
Weight 111 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Body Measurement 48-35-19 inches
Eye Color black
Hair Color black

Cain Velasquez is well-known for being an American professional wrestler and retired mixed martial artist. He gets wider recognition after his time in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is also known for sporting a prominent "Brown Pride" tattoo on his upper chest. He says this tattoo is a tribute to his Mexican heritage.

Who is Cain Velasquez?

Cain Velasquez is an American professional wrestler who is currently appearing for Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA), a Mexican Lucha Libre (professional wrestling) promotion based in Mexico City, Mexico. From October 4, 2019, to April 2020 he appeared on the American WWE promotion. In April 2020, he was released from his WWE contract due to budget cuts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Having started his career as a mixed martial artist, Velasquez made his MMA debut on October 7, 2006. He is widely known for his time in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he competed in the heavyweight division and became a two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion. Velasquez announced his retirement from MMA on October 11, 2019.

What nationality is Cain Velasquez?

Cain Velasquez was born on 28th July 1982 in Salinas, California, the US. His birth name is Caín Ramirez Velasquez. He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Leo is his star sign. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Velasquez was raised in Yuma, Arizona by his Mexican father Efraín Velasquez, and his American mother Isabel Velasquez. His father emigrated illegally to the US from Sonora, Mexico, and married the American girl there. He has an elder brother, Efrain Velasquez, jr while his elder sister is Adela Velasquez. 

Velasquez attended the Kofa High School in Yuma. After high school, he attended Iowa Central Community College. Afterward, Velasquez transferred to Arizona State University from where he graduated in 2006 earning a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies. 

Is Cain Velasquez married?

Cain Velasquez has been currently married to a beautiful lady whose name goes by Michelle Velasquez. The couple begins dating somewhere in the early 2000s. Cain publicized his relationship with Michelle in June 2007. After dating for more than five years, the couple married on May 28, 2011.

Michelle Velasquez gave birth to the couple’s first child, a daughter, in May 2009, according to an interview Cain Velasquez gave to MMA Mania that same year. Michelle Velasquez is referred to in that article by her maiden name, Borquez. The couple’s second child, a son, was born in 2018. As of now, he lives with his wife and children in South Bay, which is located close to Los Angeles.

What is Cain Velasquez's net worth?

As of March 2022, the net worth of Cain Velasquez is estimated to be the US $4 million. He has accumulated most of his fortune through his mixed martial art career. Currently, playing for Mexican wrestling promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA), Cain makes around $200 thousand per year. He also made extra income through the sponsorship bonus and endorsement deals. 

Prior as a UFC fighter, he won several matches for which he has been awarded huge money as a prize. According to media sources, Velasquez was paid a huge $450,000 for his fight against Francis Ngannou on UFC on ESPN1 on February 17, 2019. 

Cain Velasquez Height, Weight, Size

Cain Velasquez is 6 ft 1 inch tall and his body weight is around 111 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As being a Wrestling player, he regularly does exercise, workouts at the gym, and fighting training which has given him a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like. His body measures 48-35-19 inches. 

This wrestler has got a buzz-cut hairstyle that is naturally black in color.  His eye color is also black as well. He has carved tattoos on both of his arms and hand. He has carved a prominent "Brown Pride" tattoo on his upper chest. He says this tattoo is a tribute to his Mexican heritage. 

Facts About Cain Velasquez

  • #1While at high school, Velasques played American football as a linebacker.
  • #2While at the University, Velasquez wrestled alongside future UFC fighters Ryan Bader and C.B. Dollaway.
  • #3He is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
  • #4He made his UFC debut against Brad Morris at UFC 83in April 2008.
  • #5Velasquez won a fight against Brock Lesnar at UFC 121 on October 23, 2010.
  • #6His playing style is termed as "Swarming".
  • #7His wins have come either by striking from punches or by decision.
  • #8As of July 2013, he was ranked Number 1 for the most strikes landed per minute in the UFC.
  • #9He speaks both English and Spanish fluently.
  • #10He had attended an NXT event.