Watch Cain Velasquez Make His Lucha Libre Debut At Triplemania XXVII

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez made his Lucha Libre debut at Triplemania XXVII and wowed the crowd with his acrobatic moves during a six-man tag-team match on Saturday night.

Velasquez is still under contract with the UFC, but is a big fan of Lucha Libre (Mexican pro-wrestling) and so couldn’t resist the opportunity to compete in the show in Mexico City and is believed to be looking to do least two other shows.

Meawhile there’s no indication of when Velasquez may return to the Octagon.

Check out the highlights of Velasquez, who wore a black mask in the ring, below.

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