Cain Velasquez is arrested and pursued by child molesters: Fighters respond to his arrest.


Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has the public support of at least two dozen fighters after his arrest on suspicion of attempted murder and other charges.

Fighters sided with Velasquez as he was accused of shooting and chasing down a man who was suspected of molestation of his family members. Velasquez is set to be arraigned on Wednesday and faces years in prison if convicted.

But to many of Velasquez’s colleagues, he is a hero and deserves no punishment. Here’s what fighters had to say about Cain Velasquez’s case.