TEMPE, Ariz. -- Perhaps in his first fight with Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez sat back on his heels, fighting to avoid losing rather than fighting to win. Or perhaps he just misjudged his opponent, who gave Velasquez his only career UFC loss and took away the Heavyweight Championship.
Whichever it was, Velasquez has the benefit of hindsight as he prepares for his rematch with Dos Santos for the championship Dec. 29 in Las Vegas.
"The game plan I have, I have to go in and execute it right away," Velasquez said Tuesday. "I can't wait around. Just go in, go forward, lot of action -- just take the fight to him. That's something I didn't do the first fight."
Velasquez was back on the Arizona State campus Tuesday to meet with current wrestlers in the program for which he wrestled three years, earning All-American honors. All the talk, though, was about his upcoming shot at reclaiming the heavyweight crown, lost last November at UFC on FOX 1.
Velasquez admitted Tuesday he may have ...