Ex-UFC fighter Cain Velasquez denied bail in taking pictures case
A decide in California denied bail Monday to former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who’s charged with tried homicide and a number of counts of gun assault after authorities stated he fired at a pickup truck carrying a person accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old member of the family.
Velasquez was arrested in San Jose final week after he chased a pickup carrying the person by way of busy streets in three Silicon Valley cities, ramming the automobile along with his personal pickup truck throughout an 11-mile high-speed chase, prosecutors stated.
Velasquez, 39, fired a .40-caliber pistol on the automobile a number of occasions, wounding the person’s stepfather, who was driving, in his arm and torso, prosecutors stated.
Celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos, who’s representing Velasquez, advised reporters exterior the courtroom that he plans on vindicating his consumer and getting him again along with his household, the Mercury News reported.
Velasquez transitioned to professional wrestling after retiring from his blended martial arts profession in 2019. A former two-time UFC heavyweight champion, he earned title belts in 2010 and 2012.