Former UFC Fighter Cain Velasquez Arrested For Attempted Murder

MMA: UFC Fight Night-Phoenix- Ngannou vs Velasquez
Feb 17, 2019; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Francis Ngannou (red gloves) and Cain Velasquez (blue gloves) fight during their heavyweight bout during UFC Fight Night at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Ngannou won via first round TKO. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Law enforcement sources told TMZ Sports that Velasquez was involved in a shooting in San Jose at around 3 PM near a local high school.

TMZ confirmed Monday morning that Velasquez was in fact detained by police, with his mugshot being released to the public.

Velasquez is set to go to court on Wednesday morning.

TMZ Sports has more here.

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