The move is expected to be confirmed on Friday, and sources tell ESPN's Marc Raimondi that Velasquez signed a multi-year deal.
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.
Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged With New Crime Amid Sexual Assault Case
The 51-year-old is charged with forcible touching and could face up to a year in prison if convicted. Gooding voluntarily surrendered to NY police in June for questioning and was released without bail.
WWE officials announced Friday that Velasquez will be part of the professional wrestling organization's "Crown Jewel" event on October 31 at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Scherzer, Zimmerman lead Nats past LA 6-1 to force Game 5
Clearly bothered by a sore elbow, he is hitting just.125 (2 of 16) in the series, with his lone RBI coming on a homer in Game 1. Nationals manager Dave Martinez said of Zimmerman's homer, "For me, in those moments, I take a look real quick at the dugout".
While Cain has signed with WWE for multiple years, Fury's match at Crown Jewel is said to be a one-off for the time being. What is surprising is that the Fury-Strowman showdown will take place roughly one month before his title fight against Wilder. You can read WWE's official match announcements by clicking here and here. Fury needed 47 stitches to close multiple cuts following the 12-round bout with Wallin. "My family is into it". I haven't seen them excited over something like this in a while.
"But it was laughable that Tyson Fury described himself as the heavyweight champion of the world, they need to cut that bullshit out".
Trump pushed Tillerson to help Giuliani’s client out of DOJ probe
Three sources who spoke with Bloomberg on condition of anonymity said participants in the meeting were shocked at the request. Trump's own phone call with Ukraine's President asking him to investigate Biden is central to ongoing impeachment efforts.