Cain Velasquez Talks About Being Pulled From UFC 207

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez was all set to fight another former UFC Heavyweight Champion in Fabricio Werdum at UFC 207.

However, a mere few days before the event, the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) wouldn’t grant Velasquez a license to fight to due his ongoing back injury.

Velasquez recently took to his Facebook page to explain the situation from his side of it all:

Velasquez hasn’t competed since UFC 200 this past July, where he defeated Travis Browne by TKO in the opening round of their fight.

Velasquez was also looking to avenge a previous defeat he suffered to Werdum at UFC 188, the loss would make Werdum the UFC Heavyweight Champion.

Werdum didn't end up getting an opponent for UFC 207.

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