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Cain Velasquez thumps Brock Lesnar

Originally Published: October 23, 2010
By Brian Knapp | Sherdog.com

In a word, annihilation.

The undefeated Cain Velasquez tore through Brock Lesnar in a career-defining performance, as he captured the heavyweight championship in the UFC 121 "Lesnar versus Velasquez" main event Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The end came 4 minutes, 12 seconds into Round 1, as Velasquez reached the mountaintop just nine fights into his professional career.

"I trained for a five-round fight," Velasquez said. "I'm always ready for that. ...

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