Velasquez has informed UFC of his intention to withdraw from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) testing pool, effectively retiring from mixed martial arts after a career that spanned 13 years.
Two meteor showers to watch for this week
As ever, the best chance you have of seeing the meteor shower is getting out as far away from light pollution as possible. According to AccuWeather , the Draconids are best observed before midnight, unlike most meteor showers.
"The Monster Among Men" Braun Strowman will go one-on-one with boxer Tyson Fury and WWE Champion Brock Lesnar will take on his former UFC foe Cain Velasquez at the event which goes down in Riyadh on October 31.
Subscribe to our wrestling podcast - State of Combat with Brian Campbell - and listen to our analysis of Velasquez's transition into the WWE universe in the embed below. These two matches were expected, but now they are official.
Naomi Osaka will represent Japan -- not US -- at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Osaka rose to prominence past year after she managed to beat US tennis legend Serena Williams in the final of the 2018 US Open. Tennis phenom Naomi Osaka is saying goodbye to the United States and hello to Japan.
Now Velasquez will face off against Lesnar again on October 31 at WWE Crown Jewel for his first event as a full-time performer. It has not been made clear if Lesnar's WWE Championship will be on the line.
Fury said: "I would like to take this opportunity to say how honoured I am to be here".
France's Macron urges Johnson to expedite Brexit discussions with EU
And let's make Brexit work for both sides. "They should be under no illusions or misapprehensions", he added. If not the United Kingdom will leave with no deal.
Stay tuned for updates on Cain and Fury in WWE. "I was blown away by Cain Velasquez". Velasquez is an accomplished MMA heavyweight, a two time champion in UFC and a legend of the sport. He has only fought once since 2016, a 26-second knockout loss against Francis Ngannou back in February.