Cain Velasquez Confirms UFC Retirement, Talks WWE Aspirations & Goals In New Statement (10/14)

WWE MMA Other |By Matt Boone |Mon, October 14, 2019 - 3:31PM EDT
Cain Velasquez Issues Statement Clearing Up His MMA & WWE Status (10/14/2019)

It's official -- the first-ever Mexican UFC Heavyweight Champion is done with his MMA career, as Cain Velasquez took to Twitter on Monday to clear up some rumors regarding his WWE contract and future plans for his career.

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion turned emerging WWE Superstar Cain Velasquez recently took to social media to confirm his retirement from the sport of MMA, sending a detailed message directed to the UFC and explaining his future plans in WWE.

Velasquez is scheduled to challenge Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship at the upcoming WWE Crown Jewel 2019 pay-per-view in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 31st.

Check out Cain Velasquez's official statement below, and make sure to join us here at Rajah.com on 10/31 for LIVE WWE Crown Jewel Results coverage!

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