Cain Velasquez becomes latest UFC champion to switch to WWE

Cain Velasquez becomes latest UFC champion to switch to WWE

Cain Velasquez becomes latest UFC champion to switch to WWE

Also announced for that October show, is a rematch between WWE champion Brock Lesnar and his MMA rival, Cain Velasquez. After Velasquez, Paul Heyman made his way to the mic and brought out his client Brock Lesnar.

The Crown Jewel pay-per-view event takes place on Thursday, October 31, 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the King Fahd International Stadium and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets.

Velasquez has informed UFC of his intention to withdraw from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) testing pool, effectively retiring from mixed martial arts after a career that spanned 13 years. These two matches were expected, but now they are official.

Specific terms of Velasquez's contract were not disclosed as of press time. He'd reportedly been in contact recently with upstart All Elite Wrestling as well as WWE with a full-time transition to pro wrestling clearly in his future. "Cain was one of those athletes. not even an athlete thing, it's nearly a unusual natural ability to pick up our industry".

Tyson Fury demanded an apology from Braun, but after that wasn't forthcoming, the main event of Raw descended into an all out brawl. He was trying to do true lucha, and he had worked with Psycho Clown ... In February, Velasquez had his first fight in two-and-a-half years and lost to Francis Ngannou by TKO in 26 seconds, suffering a knee injury in the process.

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