Cain Velasquez could be the UFC's greatest … could be
By: Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports
"Cain Velasquez's mixed martial arts debut wasn't heralded and came almost completely off the grid. Even when he joined the UFC after just two pro fights in 2008, his signing didn't generate much enthusiasm or attention.
"The UFC had signed Brock Lesnar from the WWE a few months earlier, and his promotional debut was a big hit.
"The UFC also announced Velasquez's signing at the same time it announced it had reached agreement with Shane Carwin, who at the time had a much greater reputation within the sport.
"Velasquez, of course, would prove to be, by far, the best of them all. There were – and still are – few like him in the sport.
"He's as close to a perfect fighter as there is – a combination of size, strength, power, quickness and conditioning that is unmatched in the sport.
"No one, though, is perfect."
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