Cain Velasquez: 20 Things You Need To Know About New UFC Heavyweight Champ

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Cain Velasquez: 20 Things You Need To Know About New UFC Heavyweight Champ
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Cain Velasquez is the new UFC Heavyweight Champion, and the UFC world is in awe.

Velasquez stole the title from MMA behemoth Brock Lesnar last night.  The win typified the person and fighter Velasquez is.  He uses power, quickness and a depth of skills to make short work of his opponents. 

His win last night was a tremendous one for the sport in so many ways.  It will attract more fans and lend a great deal of parity to an already great sport.  What it also does is put forth a great fighter in the limelight. 

By the time he has his next bout, we will all know Cain Velasquez much better.  Let's start now by breaking down some insights and facts on the newly crowned heavyweight champ. 

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