In a sport where excuses are nearly as common as noses, Cain Velasquez honorably makes none whatsoever, ever.
However, a video was recently released that reportedly showed Velasquez injuring his knee in practice, prior to his first fight with JDS just over a year ago. So adamant is Velasquez that excuses should not be made that he responded negatively even to video evidence of an injury, asking that it be removed.
In a pre fight interview, UFC Heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos reacted to the media's injury reports.
"I don't know why people are saying that," said dos Santos. "Because the injury was the knee and I hit him in the head. it doesn't matter if his knee was good or not. If I punch him in the head again, he's gonna go down again. I really believe that. I don't know why people are saying that. I was hurt too with a knee injury too. I just enjoyed the better moment, and at that time I was just better than him. That's it. I won the fight."
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