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UFC 200 results: Cain Velasquez stops Travis Browne

Cain Velasquez proved that he's back with a first-round TKO win over Travis Browne.

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Cain Velasquez had a lot of pressure on him coming into UFC 200. He hadn't fought in a year since losing his title, and his bout with Travis Browne was very important for him if he wanted to stay near the top of the division.

Well, Cain is back.

He basically mauled Browne for just under five minutes, using everything from spinning wheel kicks to good ol' fisticuffs to beat Browne up. He dropped him once with punches, and basically battered him to the ground late in the round. Browne was done as the clock was ticking down, and referee John McCarthy finally brought an end to the bout at the 4:57 mark of the first round.

Velasquez said after the bout that he wants to fight for the title, and he's definitely in a good spot to face the winner of the Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem bout that will take place at UFC 203 in Cleveland.

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