By Fernando Quiles
– November 19, 2023
UFC Corridor of Famer Daniel Cormier has some massive time reward for his American Kickboxing Academy brethren Cain Velasquez.
Velasquez is a former two-time UFC heavyweight champion. He beat the likes of Junior dos Santos (twice), Brock Lesnar, and Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira. Earlier than Stipe Miocic emerged because the document holder for many profitable UFC title defenses, many argued that Velasquez was the most effective UFC heavyweight of all time, perhaps even in MMA interval.
Daniel Cormier On Simply How Good Cain Velasquez Was
Throughout an interview with MMAFighting.com, Daniel Cormier stated that every time Cain Velasquez was 100% wholesome, he was a nightmare for anybody.
“I let you know, no person wished these Cain Velasquez issues,” Cormier instructed MMA Preventing. “If that dude was wholesome and able to go, I nonetheless imagine he was the most effective fighter. Ask me, ask Khabib [Nurmagomedov], ask the fellows that noticed him within the fitness center when he was wholesome and he was good, no person was like Cain.”
Cormier went on to say Velasquez’s accomplishments regardless of being stricken by accidents.
“Take into consideration his accolades, and he needed to miss 5 or 6 years in the course of his prime on account of damage,” Cormier stated. “Loopy.”
“DC” admits he thinks Velasquez at his finest was even higher than he was in his prime.
“He was the most effective,” Cormier stated. “I’m telling you proper now, he’s a kind of guys that everybody calls the most effective — this dude was the most effective. He was higher than me, for positive.”
Velasquez’s final professional MMA struggle happened again in February 2019. He has since retired from professional MMA competitors. Cormier wonders what would’ve occurred if Velasquez and Jon Jones shared the Octagon.
“That’s one we missed,” Cormier stated of Velasquez vs. Jones. “That will have been a great one.”