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TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 21: Cain Velasquez interacts with fans during a Q&A session before the UFC 152 weigh in at Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens on September 21, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: A typical day of training consists of three practices: Morning lift, afternoon sparring / jiu-jitsu, evening cardio / mitts
What ranks and titles have you held? UFC heavyweight champion, Two-time All-American in wrestling for Arizona State, Two-time Pac-10 Champion, junior college national champion for Iowa Central Community College.
What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time All-American in wrestling for Arizona State, Two-time Pac-10 Champion, junior college national champion for Iowa Central Community College.
Do you have any heroes? My parents
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The UFC is the "big show". It has the best fighters in the MMA arena.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated from Arizona State with a bachelor’s degree in Education.
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked security for a nightclub.
Favorite grappling technique: takedown
Favorite Striking technique: knees