UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is recovering from surgery this weekend after having a 90 percent tear in his shoulder repaired. Velasquez underwent surgery on Thursday in Las Vegas.
The undefeated heavyweight champion is expected to be back in the ring in the fall, but is awaiting his actual rehabilitation schedule from the doctors.
The Mexican-American is a mixed marital artists expert and as of October, 2010 has been ranked the #1 heavyweight in the world. Cain’s father was an illegal immigrant and became a U.S. citizen upon married Cain’s mother Isabel.