Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez charged with attempted murder after shooting incident

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

Velasquez is accused of shooting another man, who was being treated for non-life threatening injuries in San Jose

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is facing an attempted murder charge.

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

Velasquez was arrested in San Jose, California, on Monday night after allegedly shooting someone

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

The other man involved was sent to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

Velasquez is being held without bail at the Santa Clara County jail.

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

"The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation at this time," the statement read.

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

Velasquez (14-3) has long been considered among MMA's greatest heavyweights,

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

a distinction he may have held on his own if not for multiple injuries that derailed his career.

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

Velasquez went on a perfect 9-0 run, including a first-round knockout of Pride and UFC legend Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

to capture the UFC heavyweight championship by defeating Brock Lesnar via first-round TKO.

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

He stumbled in his first title defense against Junior dos Santos

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

he reclaimed the championship against dos Santos and defeated his rival in their trilogy bout.

Milwaukee celebrates Fat Tuesday

Velasquez was also an NCAA Division I heavyweight wrestler in college

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