Former two-time UFC heavyweight winner Cain Velasquez returns to the Octagon at the main event of this fight promotion’s introduction on ESPN’s cable network. The finished fought in July 2016. Injuries Answered Velasquez. That he’s healthy, the champ is prepared to begin the climb back to the surface of the division.
Velasquez didn’t get a warm-up fight. Ngannou is ranked No. 3 at the weight category and is a former name challenger.
Velasquez’ coach, Javier Mendez, believes Ngannou is the toughest fight for Velasquez in the division besides team mate and titleholder Daniel Cormier.
“It’s the very dangerous struggle for Cain,” said Mendez during a look on the UFC Unfiltered