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Former MMA star Cain Velasquez pleads not guilty in shooting

SAN JOSE – Former MMA fighter Cain Velasquez pleaded not guilty in connection with a shooting earlier this year, where he allegedly attacked a man suspected of molesting his relative.A spokesperson for the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office confirmed to KPIX 5 that Cain entered the plea Friday. Cain, who has been denied bail in the case, remains in custody.The mixed martial arts fighter allegedly attacked sexual assault suspect Harry Goularte during an incident in late February in Morgan Hill. Authorities said Morgan Hill police received word around 3 p.m. Feb. 28 of a shooting near the intersection of...
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Cain Velasquez pleads not guilty to charges including attempted murder

Cain Velasquez pleaded not guilty to several charges on Friday in court. According to MMAJunkie’s Nolan King, the former UFC heavyweight champ pled not guilty Friday to multiple charges including attempted murder. Velasquez is facing a total of 10 charges, being attempted murder; shooting at an occupied motor vehicle or aircraft; three counts of assault with a firearm; three counts of assault with a deadly weapon; willfully discharging a firearm from a vehicle, and carrying a loaded firearm with intent to commit a felony. If he is found guilty of attempted murder he faces a minimum of 20 years and up to life in prison, with additional time being added for the other charges, if found guilty.
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Cain Velasquez pleads not guilty in attempted murder case

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship champion Cain Velasquez has entered a plea of not guilty for attempted murder and additional weapons-related charges. On Friday, Velasquez attended his plea hearing at the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice in San Jose, Calif., entering his plea of not guilty on all charges. Judge Jessica Delgado presided over the hearing, and as a result, his next pre-trial hearing will take place on Sept. 26. Velasquez has been held without bail, after being denied release multiple times over the last few months. The ex-champ is facing charges of attempted murder and 10 additional charges related to firearms and assault with a deadly weapon. If convicted of the former, he could receive a sentence of 20 years to life, and the other charges carry additional time depending on their severities.
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Ex-UFC Champ Cain Velasquez Enters Not Guilty Plea in San Jose Courtroom

Former UFC champion Cain Velasquez on Friday pleaded not guilty to an attempted murder count and other charges in a San Jose courtroom. Velasquez is charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot into a pickup truck carrying a man accused of sexually abusing one of Velasquez's young relatives. Another man in the car was injured by gunfire.
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Cain Velasquez, former UFC champion, pleads not guilty to attempted murder charge

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez pleaded not guilty Friday in an attempted murder case in Santa Clara (California) County, his attorney Mark Geragos told ESPN. Velasquez, 40, is being charged with attempted murder and 10 other gun-related charges stemming from an incident where he allegedly chased down a man, Harry Goularte -- who is being charged with molesting a young relative of Velasquez -- and shooting a gun into Goularte's vehicle, hitting Goularte's stepfather, Paul Bender. Velasquez has been in jail since Feb. 28 and has been denied bail on three separate occasions.
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Former UFC champion Cain Velasquez pleads not guilty to attempted murder charge, pre-trial hearing date set

Cain Velasquez pleaded not guilty in his attempted murder case on Friday in Santa Clara, California. The former UFC heavyweight champion is being charged with attempted murder and 10 other gun-related charges. Mark Geragos, Velasquez's attorney, confirmed the news to ESPN. Velasquez allegedly fired gunshots into a vehicle containing Harry...
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