It has been claimed that Cain Velasquez has secured a special court order to corner his AKA (American Kickboxing Academy) training partner Usman Nurmagomedov at the Bellator 300 event.
The Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California, United States of America, will serve as the location for the Bellator 300 event on October 7, 2023. The lightweight championship of Bellator will be on the line as Usman Nurmagomedov defends his belt against Brent Primus in the main event of the evening. Additionally, there will be two more title fights that will take place throughout the event.
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MMA Fighting has claimed that Cain Velasquez will act as a cornerman for Usman Nurmagomedov at Bellator 300, despite the fact that travel limitations have been placed on him as a result of the ongoing legal struggle he is engaged in. It has been confirmed by Andy Foster, the executive director of the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), that Velasquez was given permission by the court to be in Nurmagomedov’s corner during the event. The event took place in California.
After the incident with the gunfight in February 2022, this would be the first time that Velasquez has cornered an opponent. The following was stated by Foster in a text message that he provided to MMA Fighting:
“It is expected that he will corner… We have in our possession an order from the court that gives him permission to do so.”
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After leading Harry Goularte Jr. on a high-speed car chase in Santa Clara County, California, USA, in the month of February 2022, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is said to have fired a shot at Harry Goularte Jr. Velasquez is accused of driving his vehicle into the one that Goularte Jr. was driving and then firing multiple shots from a revolver at him after the collision.
The automobile was occupied by Harry Goularte Jr., along with his mother and stepfather at the time. Although neither Goularte Jr. nor his mother were harmed in the shooting, his stepfather did incur injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.
The legendary fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship was arrested and served eight months in jail. In November of 2022, Velasquez was freed after posting a bond of one million dollars. The man, who is now 41 years old, is required to get permission from the court in order to travel or to make any public appearances.
The mixed martial arts (MMA) community has come out in strong support of Velasquez. A multitude of sources said that he had attacked Goularte Jr. in order to exact revenge for the alleged act of child sex abuse that the latter had perpetrated against the ex-UFC fighter’s kid, who was then four years old.
In the past, Harry Goularte Jr. had been taken into custody on charges of suspected child sexual abuse committed against Velasquez’s child while the youngster was in the care of his (Goularte Jr.’s) mother at a childcare center. After Goularte Jr. had been freed from police custody, the gunfight took place.
What’s next for former UFC heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez?
Cain Velasquez, a former two-time champion in the heavyweight division of the UFC, announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) in late 2019. After leaving mixed martial arts, Velasquez became known for his performances in the world of professional wrestling. In the past few years, he has been working with Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide after having a brief career in the WWE.
As part of their mission to find closure over the death of Cain Velasquez’s son, Cain Velasquez and his family have been relentlessly pursuing a legal battle against the suspect, Harry Goularte Jr. Regarding the case of Velasquez, which stems from the gunfight that occurred in February 2022, it is anticipated that he will stand trial in January 2024 on charges of premeditated murder and attempted murder.
If Velasquez is found guilty, he might spend the rest of his life behind bars. In addition to this, the prominent figure in combat sports is being investigated for a number of additional offenses that are connected to the occurrence.
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