Report by Brady Crytzer
Photos by Ed Mulholland
In what will be remembered as a seminal moment in UFC history the unbeaten Cain Velasquez TKO’ed reigning champion Brock Lesnar in the first round to become the new world heavyweight champion in the main event of UFC 121.
The energy in the air was palpable as the sold out crowd in Anaheim, CA came to the realization that the world heavyweight title would be defended in just moments. With traditional Mexican trumpets sounding the young challenger Cain Velasquez made his way to the cage. Fans reveled at the opportunity given to the young man to become the first heavyweight of Mexican heritage to become world champion; never in MMA, never in boxing has anyone done so . . . Click here for more