Cain Velasquez is being held without bail in a California jail after San Jose police arrested the MMA star for attempted murder. Velasquez was involved in an incident that resulted in Cain allegedly shooting another person. The victim was said to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The charges Velasquez faces are incredibly serious. The former UFC heavyweight champion is scheduled for an initial court appearance on Wednesday. Police have confirmed that Cain is the prime suspect in the shooting.

MMA fans took to social media to express their thoughts on the shocking arrest of Cain Velasquez. Many were taken aback by the stunning news. Opinions ranged from those who believe he will be found not guilty to others who are speculating about his future as a prison boss.

“I guess, at least he’ll be a pod boss.”


“Cain Velasquez is being charged with attempted murder???”

“Yikes dude San Jose has some of the strictest gun laws with the harshest penalties in the nation. Cain Velasquez is in some sh*t”

“Might just be the fan in me, but I have a hard time believing this man is guilty.”

There has been very little evidence released thus far in the case. The Cain Velasquez shooting is a developing story. For now, the Twitterverse is happy to do what they do best: Wild speculation and outlandish opinions.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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