Printed 02/19/2023, 11:30 AM EST

Arguably the best of all time, Cain Velasquez dominated over the promotion for nearly a decade. Tormented by accidents and temporary hiatuses, the previous UFC heavyweight champion then ventured into skilled wrestling as he hung his MMA gloves in 2019. Nonetheless, the American fighter, who had a short stint with WWE too, lately discovered himself knee-deep in a authorized battle. Whereas the authorized battle is way from conclusion, the followers and fighters alike have rallied their assist for the now retired-MMA fighter. What got here as a bit of pleasant information for the followers, ‘Cardio Cain’ lately bought awarded bail. Moreover spending priceless time together with his household, he additionally returned to the place he referred to as ‘dwelling’.

As an alternative of soaking within the comforts that he missed behind the bars, the 40-year-old provided to increase his knowledge to the American Kickboxing Academy. The California-born resolved to help the younger crop of fighters of the fitness center that helped him develop and steered his profession. Amidst this dedication, he additionally fell sufferer to the famend MMA coach Javier Mendez’s leg pulling.

Mendez jokes round with former champion Cain Velasquez

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Because the 14-3 file holder entered the fitness center in San Jose, Mendez refused to acknowledge the intruder and continuously enquired him about his id.

Thus, he requested, “Who is that this man? Are you within the mistaken place? You’re right here as a result of who’re you?”

Perplexed by the response, the MMA fighter-turned-professional wrestler sought a clarification of the assertion.

Nonetheless, the 52-year-old continued his prank and mentioned, “You simply can’t stroll previous me with out saying something. Who’re you? What are you doing right here? I don’t acknowledge you.”

Following this, Velasquez gave a heartfelt response as he introduced, “I’m dwelling.”

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 11: Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez attends a WWE information convention at T-Cell Enviornment on October 11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Velasquez will face WWE champion Brock Lesnar and WWE wrestler Braun Strowman will tackle heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury on the WWE’s Crown Jewel occasion at Fahd Worldwide Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 31. (Picture by Ethan Miller/Getty Photos)

Regardless of this emotional reply, it didn’t cease Mendez from drawing a parallel to a youthful model of the fighter. Thus, he identified, “You’re dwelling? You look acquainted, however you’re type of bald.”

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“The man I remembered they appeared such as you had somewhat little bit of hair. You’re a baldy man,” he added afterward.

Subsequently, the followers may witness the UFC legend sparring with the fitness center associates and imparting data to them.

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What do you consider this prank by famous MMA coach Javier Mendez teasing the previous UFC champion Cain Velasquez? Do you consider Velasquez’s presence will profit the following crop of fighters? Tell us within the feedback beneath.

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