Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 12/23/12
Earlier this week, a video showing Cain Velasquez (Pictured) tearing the ACL in his left knee during a practice session just 14 days before last year’s knockout loss to Junior dos Santos went viral. The November event was the UFC’s debut on FOX and the heavyweight title tilt was the only bout featured in the live broadcast, so the pressure was on for both men to keep the appointment. Speaking of both men, dos Santos also entered the Octagon with an injured knee. So I guess we’ll call it even? “I don’t think it was the best decision, but you know, I did it anyway, so it’s in the past,” Velasquez admitted during Wednesday’s conference call. “Junior was hurt, and I was hurt, as well, so we’re just guys who get in there and fight.” Obviously, both injuries were held under lock and key prior to showtime, and that’s why Velasquez remained a steady favorite to retain his crown. However, now that Velasquez’s more significant wound has been brought to light, many are discrediting dos Santos o
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