Cain Velasquez wants everybody to realize that he’s all set to go next weekend.
The former UFC heavyweight champion not long ago took the uncommon route of publicizing an injury and declaring that he already has a surgical procedure scheduled for after his UFC 207 rematch with Fabricio Werdum. This generated speculations that he was withdrawing from the fight, but that is not the case.
In a Question & Answer with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, Velasquez acknowledged that the UFC has called for further testing and that hold tomorrow, however, he is very certain that they are just a formality. He said he would undertake the next day.
“Yeah, it’s going to be an effortless process, definitely. I’ve been training now for two months, working on everything: wrestling, sparring . . . I’ve been posting stuff on social media to prove that I am ready. You know, me hitting mitts that was yesterday.” He told Helwani.