Cain Velasquez was shockingly arrested a few months ago and the MMA world had quite the reaction to the situation. Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Velasquez’s training partner, gave his take on the situation.
Khabib Nurmagomedov was very sympathetic to the situation and shared a similar reaction to his fellow UFC fighters.
“Anybody in the world who respects himself, who loves his family is going to do same thing, exactly,” the UFC legend told TMZ (MMAJunkie). “Come on, nobody is going to think of law or something when you have something about your family. You have to protect your family. If animals protect their family, of course, humans are going to protect their family.”
“They talk about law court about jail, but I don’t understand these things. This is not fair. He sit in jail and other guy is outside. What about other guy? Put this guy in jail too. He’s more dangerous for people than Cain Velasquez.”
The former UFC fighter also went on to talk about what Cain Velasquez is actually like outside of the cage. Khabib Nurmagomedov noted that Velasquez never got in trouble before the situation.
“Never in his life, and he’s 40 years old, never in his life he had problem in social, outside with people, in gym,” Nurmagomedov said. “He’s the most respectful guy I’ve ever seen in my life. I trained with him for more than 10 years. I know his family. Everybody loves Cain. This is his kids. I don’t understand. Ok put him in jail, but what about other guy? He’s more dangerous than Cain. Cain is dangerous for only one guy, but this guy is dangerous for everybody. I don’t understand this.”