Cain Velasquez Net Worth

They are the people kids idolise and see as role models. Most athletes are renowned for their competitiveness, athletic abilities and riches. Let’s talk about the latter, shall we? Cain Velasquez is a star as a Mixed Martial Artist. Born in Salinas, California, United States on the July 28, 1982 this person had found his passion and talents where awards and recognition came soon afterwards. A proud American, standing at 1.85 m, Cain Velasquez has received recognition for a lot of success on and off the field The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America (2014), Fighter of the Year (MMA, MMA Live 2010), Most Outstanding Fighter (formerly Shootfighter of the Year, 2013), Fighter of the Year (2010,, All-Violence 1st Team (Sherdog, 2010, 2012, 2013), NCAA Division I All-American…. Throughout a decorated career, the nicknames of Cain Ramirez Velasquez , Velasquez have stuck. With regards to personal life Cain Velasquez has attended Kofa High School, Iowa Central Community College, Arizona State University. unknown Michelle Velasquez (m. 2011) Efrain Velasquez, Isabel Velasquez are his family. So, what about the net worth? Well it is estimated that this athlete has a net worth of $900,000.

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Velasquez is of Mexican decent; his father, Efrain, was illegal emigrant from Mexico, until he married Isabel, allowing him to attain USA citizenship. Velasquez has two siblings, brother Efrain Jr. and sister, Adela. Ever since his high school days, which he spent at Kofa High school, wrestling has been his main occupation. While in high school, his wrestling score was 110-10 which also included winning the 5A Arizona Wrestling Championship twice . Following his graduation from high school, he enrolled Iowa Central Community College, and having wrestled for one year, he won NJCAA National Championship. Then he moved to Arizona State University, continuing with his wrestling, and in three years spent there, his results was 86-17. His college days weren`t just about fighting: he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Education.

His professional career started shortly after college, when he joined the American Kickboxing Academy. His career in martial arts consisted of winning the blue belt championship in No-Ge Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and additionally he holds a brown belt under Dave Camarillo. Expanding his career to MMA, his debut was on 7 October 2006, winning that match against Jesse Fujarczyk by TKO in the first round. His debut in UFC was also a success; he defeated Brad Morris by TKO also in the first round. His career seems to have gone only upward since those wins, because he also won UFC Heavyweight Championship in a fight against Brock Lesnar, but he suffered an injury, namely he tore a rotator calf, and had to undergo surgery, which saw Velasquez sidelined for 6-8 months. The surgery went well and he returned to UFC, but he lost his title in a match against Junior Dos Santos. Nevertheless he regained the title against the same opponent on 29 December 2012. Injuries have marked his professional career, but he has still managed to win two UFC Heavyweight Championships.

Regarding his personal life, he is dedicated to wrestling. He has a daughter, Coral Love born on 6th May 2009, with his wife Michelle; they have been married since May 28th 2011. Velasquez has a tattoo on his chest, representing the “Brown Pride”. Velasquez is also known for his cardiovascular training system. He has been a guest star on Spanish language speaking television networks like Telemundo and Univision, as he can speak both Spanish and English. He has also appeared on Lopez Tonight as a guest star.

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  • Full Name: Cain Velasquez
  • Net Worth: $900,000
  • Date Of Birth: July 28, 1982
  • Place Of Birth: Salinas, California, United States
  • Height: 1.85 m
  • Weight: 109 kg
  • Profession: Mixed Martial Artist
  • Education: Kofa High School, Iowa Central Community College, Arizona State University
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Michelle Velasquez (m. 2011)
  • Parents: Efrain Velasquez, Isabel Velasquez
  • Siblings: Adela Velasquez, Efrain Velasquez, Jr
  • Nicknames: Cain Ramirez Velasquez , Velasquez
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  • Awards: UFC Heavyweight Championship, Fighter of the Year Bazzie Award (2010)
  • Nominations: The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America (2014), Fighter of the Year (MMA, MMA Live 2010), Most Outstanding Fighter (formerly Shootfighter of the Year, 2013), Fighter of the Year (2010,, All-Violence 1st Team (Sherdog, 2010, 2012, 2013), NCAA Division I All-American…
  • Movies: Term Life, Kickboxer: Vengeance, UFC: Ultimate Fighting Championship: Ultimate Knockouts 8, UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez
  • TV Shows: UFC Fight Night 82, UFC 200 (2016), UFC 188 (2015)


Title Year Status Character
The Green Ghost 2017 post-production Master Kane
Kickboxer: Vengeance 2016 King’s Fighter
Noches con Platanito 2016 TV Series
Term Life 2016 Marco
Title Year Status Character
UFC 200: Tate v Nunes 2016 TV Special Himself
UFC 200 Greatest Fighters of All Time 2016 TV Mini-Series Himself
UFC Ultimate Insider 2012-2016 TV Series Himself
UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum 2015 TV Special Himself
UFC Embedded: Vlog Series 2015 TV Series Himself
Mario Lopez: One on One 2014 TV Series Himself
Mexican Fighter 2013 Documentary Himself
UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 2013 TV Special Himself
UFC Primetime 2010-2013 TV Series Himself
American Latino TV 2013 TV Series Himself
UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Silva 2013 TV Special Himself
Such Great Heights 2012 Documentary Himself
UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir 2012 TV Movie Himself
Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final 2012 TV Movie Himself – Audience Member
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race 2012 TV Movie Himself
UFC on Fox 2012 TV Series Himself – Audience Member
MMAthletics 2011 TV Series Himself
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race 2011 TV Special Himself
MMA H.E.A.T. 2010 TV Series Himself
UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez 2010 TV Special Himself
UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama 2010 TV Special Himself – Interviewee
MMA Live 2010 TV Series Himself – Guest
UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez 2010 TV Special Himself
World Extreme Cagefighting 2010 TV Series Himself – Audience Member / Himself
UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun 2009 TV Special Cain Velasquez
UFC 99: The Comeback 2009 TV Special Himself
UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens 2009 TV Movie Himself
UFC: Silva vs. Irvin 2008 TV Special Himself
UFC 83: Serra vs. St. Pierre 2 2008 TV Special Himself
FightZone Presents 2007 TV Series Himself – Interviewee