UFC champion Cain Velasquez pleads not guilty to attempted murder charges in SJ shooting

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Monday, November 21, 2022
UFC champ Cain Velasquez pleads not guilty to attempted murder charges
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UFC champion Cain Velasquez pleaded not guilty on Monday to attempted murder, assault and weapons charges in Santa Clara County.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- UFC Champion and former mixed martial arts fighter Cain Velasquez pleaded not guilty on Monday to attempted murder, assault and weapons charges in Santa Clara County.

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He's charged with shooting at a man accused of sexually abusing a relative.

Velasquez was granted bail and monitored release earlier this month.

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He's now asking the court for permission to travel to Arizona next weekend to participate in a wrestling event.

A judge has not yet ruled on that request.

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