September 27, 2022

Former UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is supporting his long-time teammate Cain Velasquez throughout his darkest hour.

The retired UFC heavyweight legend is at present in jail awaiting trial after being charged with tried homicide in relation to a capturing incident earlier this 12 months.

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Cain Velasquez allegedly shot a person earlier this 12 months

Velasquez allegedly fired a handgun a number of occasions right into a truck carrying Harry Goularte Jr., a person charged with molesting a four-year-old relative of the MMA legend.

The 39-year-old missed his meant goal and as an alternative hit Goularte’s stepfather, Paul Bender, who just lately appeared in court docket to argue towards Velasquez being launched on bail.

Velasquez is backed by nearly all of the MMA group and has the complete assist of his most well-known American Kickboxing Academy [AKA] teammate.

“I need to go and see him, shake his hand and provides him good power. Anyone on the planet who respects himself, who loves his household goes to do the identical factor, precisely,” Nurmagomedov instructed TMZ Sports activities.

“Come on, no one is gonna take into consideration the legislation or one thing when you will have one thing about your loved ones. You need to shield your loved ones. If animals shield their household, in fact, people are going to guard their household.”

Nurmagomedov thinks it’s unfair his good friend is in jail whereas an alleged paedophile, who’s a a lot larger risk to society, is allowed to roam the streets.

Velasquez and Nurmagomedov trained together for years in California

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Velasquez and Nurmagomedov educated collectively for years in California

Velasquez helped mold Khabib into a champion

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Velasquez helped mould Khabib right into a champion


“They speak about legislation, court docket, they maintain him in jail, however I don’t perceive these items. It at all times must be honest; this isn’t honest,” Khabib mentioned.

“He sits in jail and the opposite man is exterior. What in regards to the different man? Put this man in jail too. He’s extra harmful for individuals than Cain Velasquez.

“I used to be coaching with him for greater than 10 years. I do know his household. All people loves Cain. That is his youngsters. I don’t perceive. Okay for those who guys put him in jail, however what in regards to the different man?

“He’s extra harmful than Cain. Cain is harmful for just one man, however this man is harmful for everyone, and he’s exterior. I don’t perceive this.”

Decide Shelyna Brown just lately denied Velasquez bail for a second time and the case will now transfer on, with the previous heavyweight champion again in court docket on June 10 to enter a proper plea.

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If convicted, Velasquez might probably face 20 years to life in jail.