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Daniel Cormier Declares Cain Velasquez as ‘the Best Fighter’ When Healthy

UFC Hall of Famer Praises Velasquez's Dominance and Regrets Missed Opportunities

Daniel Cormier, a UFC Hall of Famer, has hailed Cain Velasquez as “the best fighter” in the world when he was injury-free. Velasquez, despite his numerous injuries, enjoyed remarkable success in the UFC, leaving a legacy of what-ifs in the sport’s history.

Velasquez, a former UFC heavyweight champion, faced frequent injuries during his career but showcased an unstoppable force when healthy. His accomplishments include an impressive 12-3 record in the UFC, with four title fight victories.

Reflecting on missed opportunities, Cormier expressed regret over never seeing a potential bout between Velasquez and Jon Jones, a matchup that could have been monumental in the MMA world.

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