LOS ANGELES – UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez is proud of his Mexican heritage. As more fans show their support through Mexican flags at UFC events, Velasquez draws from them to fight and train harder.
The champ spoke with the media at the UFC on Fox open workouts and MMAWeekly.com was on the scene. We caught up with the Hispanic fighter and he shared his thoughts on Junior dos Santos, UFC on Fox and being a role model for the Mexican people.
“I’m happy to be that person for the Mexican people,” said Velasquez. “I’m proud to be Mexican, and if I can be a role model for some people, I’m happy to be that person.”
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