On This Day In UFC History — Cain Velasquez vs. Brock Lesnar — Relive The Magic Now


Brock Lesnar was on a tear through the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight division after losing to Frank Mir in 2008. On a four fight winning streak and the reigning heavyweight champion, the pro-wrestler turned UFC superstar met his match at UFC 121.

Facing off against Cain Velasquez in the night’s main event, Lesnar had a difficult challenge set in front of him. In the end, the champion was simply no match for the heavyweight phenom.

Velasquez earned a dominant and swift TKO victory over Brock Lesnar within the first round. By the end of the fight, Lesnar was left bloody and beaten by the newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion. Now the momentous match up can be seen all over again in the video above.

After earning the belt, Velasquez would go on to lose the title at UFC on FOX 1. The fighter suffered a first round knockout to Junior dos Santos.