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REPORT: Cain Velasquez meets with NJPW

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez is a person that has drummed up quite the interest in the world of pro wrestling.

ESPN’s Marc Raimondi reports that Velasquez had an informal meeting with New Japan Pro Wrestling officials. The promotion held the second night of the Super J-Cup on Saturday night in San Francisco.

“Cain Velasquez is at the New Japan Super J Cup show tonight in San Francisco. Sources said he’ll be having an informal meeting with NJPW officials. Velasquez is signed on for two more Lucha Libre AAA matches, but several other wrestling promotions have interest, per sources.”

The former UFC Heavyweight Champion will continue his pro wrestling career when he works at AAA’s September 15th show at New York City’s Hulu Theatre and their October 13th show at Los Angeles’ Forum.

As of this writing, Velasquez is still under contract with AAA.


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