Cain Velasquez is an American UFC fighter and a mixed martial artist.

His estimated net worth is around 5$ million.

Early life

Cain Velasquez was born on July 28, 1982 in Salinas, California, U.S. His father was actually an illegal immigrant who came to America from Mexico. He then met Cain’s mother, Isabel and got married to her, which allowed him to stay in the country.

Cain has a brother and a sister, Efrain J. and Adela. Velasquez grew up in Arizona and attended the Kofa High School. During his high school years he got involved in wrestling and his record was 110-10 for four years of wrestling.

He actually won the 5A Arizona Wrestling Championship and besides wrestling, he loved playing football as well.

Cain later decided to attend the Iowa Central Community College where he continued to train wrestling. He won the NJCAA National Championship and after that he transferred to Arizona State University. There, he competed for the Sun Devils team and scored a 86-17 record.

Professional career

Instead of diving into professional wrestling, Cain started his professional career as a mixed martial artist. He got as brown belt in Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu and a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

He made his first appearance at the MMA din 2006, where he defeated Jesse Fujarczyk. Several other victories lined up for this talented fighter and by 2010 he was the UFC Heavyweight Champion. In the match for the title, Cain defeated Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira and earned his first big prize.

In his career until now, he has won 14 fights out of 16 and 12 of them were by a KO. Cain’s net worth grew significantly over the years, even though he is still in the ring and fighting. His current net worth is somewhere around 5$ million.

He often posts images on his social media accounts, where we can see a fraction of his current lavish lifestyle. Like almost every man, Cain has several cars and other vehicles that he likes to show off. He owns a SVT Raptor that is worth around 62$ thousand.

In 2012 he purchased a huge home in Gilroy, California but he listed it for sale in 2014. Many have speculated about his actual net worth because this athlete likes to spend money almost as fast as he earns it.

For a single fight, this talented athlete earns around 400$ thousand and his yearly income is somewhere around one million dollars.

In 2013 he was number one on the list of Most Strikes Landed per Minute in the UFC history and for his severe performance in the ring many call him the Cardio Cain. He exhausts his opponents and makes them weak enough so he can strike that last and final blow.

In 2016 his match against Werdum was cancelled because the Athletic Commission decided Velasquez was physically unfit for the fight.

Personal life

Because his father came from Mexico as an immigrant, Velasquez can speak Spanish but he admits it is not fluent. He often makes appearances on Spanish TV networks and gives interviews. His Spanish background largely contributed to his popularity in the Spanish speaking countries.

Cain also appeared on Lopez tonight show. To honor his roots, he has a Brown Pride tattoo on his chest that he shows off with pride.

He got married in May 2011 to his longtime girlfriend at the time. Velasquez is married to Michelle Velasquez and the couple has one daughter together.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Cain Velasquez

Date of Birth: July 28, 1982

Birth Place: Salinas, California, United States

Age: 35 years

Profession: UFC fighter, mixed martial artist

Height: 1.85 m

Weight: 110 kg

Net worth: 5$ million