Right after knocking out Brock Lesnar and become the new UFC heavyweight champion (remember here), Cain Velazquez He's already thinking about his first title defense. The North American of Mexican descent analyzed the confrontation against the Brazilian junior gypsy, who will be the first challenger for his title.
“I have to be a much better fighter,” said Velasquez at the press conference after UFC-121. “I need to keep evolving. I think (Júnior Cigano is) the best stand-up fighter and he’s not that heavy, so he’s extremely resilient”, he analyzed. Velasquez was full of praise for the Brazilian.
“He has great takedown defense and gets back on his feet if he is knocked down. He is very relaxed in boxing, so I definitely have to work hard to win”, concluded the champion.