Khabib Co-Signs Rockhold’s Special HOF Request

Former UFC champions Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov are looking to do what they can to keep Cain Velasquez’s legal plight at the top of the MMA agenda. Velasquez remains incarcerated following the alleged shooting that led to his arrest on…

Former UFC champions Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov are looking to do what they can to keep Cain Velasquez’s legal plight at the top of the MMA agenda. Velasquez remains incarcerated following the alleged shooting that led to his arrest on charges of attempted, premeditated murder earlier this year. The incident, which took place on…

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Cain Velasquez Plea Hearing Moved Back Again, Harry Goularte Charged With Civil Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Battery On Minor Child

Cain Velasquez, Harry GoularteCain Velasquez has received a new date for his plea hearing while Harry Goularte, the man accused of sexually molesting Velasquez’s son, was charged with a civil lawsuit. Cain Velasquez’s new plea hearing date The former UFC Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, has been given the new date of Aug. 19 for the plea hearing in […]

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Cain Velasquez has received a new date for his plea hearing while Harry Goularte, the man accused of sexually molesting Velasquez’s son, was charged with a civil lawsuit.

Cain Velasquez’s new plea hearing date

The former UFC Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, has been given the new date of Aug. 19 for the plea hearing in his attempted murder case in California. Another court date of Aug. 5 was scheduled for motion hearings in the criminal case before the official plea hearings two weeks after.

Velasquez is currently being held without bail. He was arrested after an alleged high-speed chase where he fired multiple shots in the direction of a car carrying Goularte, who had been arrested and released from custody based on charges of lewd acts with a minor child. Goularte’s stepfather, Paul Bender, was allegedly shot in the arm instead.

Cain Velasquez was denied bail on two occasions by Judge Shelyna Brown prior to having his plea hearing pushed back again. Judge Brown deemed him to be a danger to society and chose to keep him in custody while Goularte was allowed to walk out.

Harry Goularte gets charged with sexual battery on a minor

A comprehensive lawsuit has been filed against Goularte, his business Certified Custom Concrete, his mother Patricia Goularte, her business Patty’s Childcare, and his stepfather, Bender, first reported by MMA Junkie.

A four-year-old victim with the initials “C.V.” who was previously revealed to be Velasquez’s son by attorney Mark Geragos is identified. The lawsuit alleges general negligence, negligent hiring, supervision, retention, training and investigation, sexual battery, and sexual misconduct/sexual harassment.

Per reports based on MMA Fighting obtaining lawsuit documents, Goularte had “daily access” to the children being cared for at his mother’s business and was alone with the victim in the bathroom and the outside playhouse on a number of occasions.

Goularte is accused of removing the victim’s clothing, touching the victim’s scrotum and penis, and exposing himself to the child. Goularte is accused of doing so “numerous times during 2021 and 2022.” The lawsuit also notes that the minor child “suffered extensive personal injury including, but not limited to, severe emotional distress, humiliation, and embarrassment as a result of the actions and conduct” of Goularte.

The first hearing is set for Sept. 6 for a conference on case management. Goularte is scheduled to be back in court for his criminal case on Sept. 20 for a preliminary hearing.

If convicted of all charges, Goularte faces up to eight years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.

Cain Velasquez faces attempted premeditated murder charges that carry a sentence of 20 years to life in prison if convicted.

Civil Lawsuit Filed Pertaining To Cain Velasquez Case

The case involving Cain Velasquez and alleged child molester Harry Goularte is ongoing, but new details about Goularte have emerged via a civil complaint. The complaint was filed in California’s Santa Clara County and was recently acquired by MMA Junkie. The allegations listed mention not only Goularte, but also his mother Patricia Goularte and her…

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The case involving Cain Velasquez and alleged child molester Harry Goularte is ongoing, but new details about Goularte have emerged via a civil complaint.

The complaint was filed in California’s Santa Clara County and was recently acquired by MMA Junkie. The allegations listed mention not only Goularte, but also his mother Patricia Goularte and her business Patty’s Childcare. While the plaintiff in the complaint was anonymous, the initials included matched those of Velasquez’s son.

The document alleges a number of sexual abuses suffered by the victim from 2021-2022. It also claims that Goularte’s mother, his stepfather Paul Bender, and all of the staff at the daycare should be held responsible for allowing the behavior to occur.

“Despite the warnings, observations, and signs of inappropriate behavior and conduct, Harry, at all times, remained permitted to reside on the property of Patty’s Childcare.”

Harry Goularte is alleged to have molested Velasquez’s 4-year-old son at his mother’s daycare.

While none were of the same nature as this current allegation, MMA Junkie found that Patty’s Childcare had 10 previous state violations dating back to 2018. The violations are notable for the fact that they concern proper staffing for the number of children in the school, as well leaving children unattended inside while staff were in the backyard.

MMA Junkie also received an email statement from Attorney Warren Paboojian, who represents the plaintiff in the civil complaint.

“The defendant should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.” Paboojian wrote. “His terrible acts of abusing (my) client should (receive) the harshest criminal punishment available by law. The daycare facility should never operate again, And the owner should be held accountable both civilly and criminally for her neglect. This daycare has a history of neglect when it comes to following state laws pertaining to child safety and care.”

Velasquez remains behind bars after his request for bail was denied a second time in May. The former UFC heavyweight champion shot at a vehicle containing Goularte after reportedly learning that he’d sexually assaulted a family member. Bender was a passenger in the car with Goularte and was injured during the incident.

If found guilty of attempted murder, Velasquez could face a sentence of at least 20 years in prison.

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Luke Rockhold Believes The System Failed Cain Velasquez; ‘So Pathetic How Twisted Our World Is’

Luke RockholdFormer UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon against Paulo Costa at UFC 278 in August.  Ahead of his return to the cage, Luke Rockhold spoke with MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin to discuss his preparation after nearly three years on the shelf. Training out of American Kickboxing Academy in […]

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Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon against Paulo Costa at UFC 278 in August. 

Ahead of his return to the cage, Luke Rockhold spoke with MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin to discuss his preparation after nearly three years on the shelf. Training out of American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, CA, the same gym that Cain Velasquez calls home, the conversation eventually turned to the alleged shooting that has left Velasquez in jail without bail since March.

“It’s just hard to watch him grow and his family grow and you know, been through the years, the heartbreak and the amazing times we’ve had,” Rockhold said. “To see his family not have him over a system that has failed us is not fair. It sucks. It’s just not fair.”

On February 28, Velasquez is accused of firing multiple times at a vehicle carrying three individuals. One of them, the alleged target, Harry Goularte is currently facing child molestation charges. The victim was Velasquez’s four-year-old son according to investigators. Two days after his arrest, Goularte was released on bail. The next day, Velasquez would lead Goularte and two other individuals on a high-speed chase. Velasquez is said to have fired multiple shots into the car, hitting Goularte’s stepfather Paul Bender in the process.

While Goularte was granted bail, Velasquez has been denied bail during two separate hearings. 

“Of course, Cain did not play a smart role in doing what he did, but the system is completely disgusting where they can allow a man [Goularte] to go free. Knowingly letting a guy free back to that situation. Once you molesting kids and then releasing them back to the premises of a daycare he lives on where he molested his children. What the f*ck? No bail? Allowing a person to go back to this situation on that standard. It’s like, so pathetic how twisted our world is and how pathetic things are.” 

Luke Rockhold Believes Cain Velasquez Should Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall of Fame

Luke Rockhold said he has been pushing for Velasquez to be inducted into the 2022 class of the UFC Hall of Fame to honor the former champion and bring more attention to the heartbreaking situation he is currently facing. 

“I think Cain should have been in the hall of fame a long time ago. One of the nastiest, most greatest champions of all time. I was trying to push for him to get his hall of fame bid this year to bring more attention to it.” 

Velasquez is scheduled for a formal plea hearing on June 10. If found guilty, Velasquez could face life in prison.

Alleged Molester Of Cain Velasquez’s Child Pleads Not Guilty

Harry Goularte, the alleged child molester of one of former UFC champion Cain Velasquez’s children, plead not guilty in court on Monday. As reported by MMA Junkie and other outlets, Goularte’s attorney Stephen DeFilippis announced the not-guilty plea. Goularte’s next court date will take place at a preliminary trial hearing on Sept. 20 in San…

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Harry Goularte, the alleged child molester of one of former UFC champion Cain Velasquez’s children, plead not guilty in court on Monday.

As reported by MMA Junkie and other outlets, Goularte’s attorney Stephen DeFilippis announced the not-guilty plea.

Goularte’s next court date will take place at a preliminary trial hearing on Sept. 20 in San Jose, CA. He faces a felony of lewd acts with a minor which includes a sentence of up to eight years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine if convicted.

Velasquez faces an attempted murder charge, among other charges, after a high-speed chase between Velasquez, Goularte, and Goularte’s stepfather ended in a shooting. According to investigators, Goularte’s stepfather suffered a gunshot wound as a result of the incident.

Goularte is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting Velasquez’s four-year-old son at a daycare run by his mother. He took Velasquez’s son to a bathroom, and touched his genitals around 100 times, as claimed by Velasquez’s family.

Shortly after Goularte’s arrest, he was granted $50,000 bail and was allowed to attend the pre-trial hearings virtually. Meanwhile, Velasquez was denied bail multiple times and faces up to 20 years in prison if found guilty of attempted murder.

Goularte won’t be allowed to attend virtually for the upcoming trial proceedings and will be required to attend in person.

Velasquez will appear for his plea hearing on Friday, June 10th. We’ll bring you the latest here at MMA News.

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Chuck Liddell Sends A Supportive Message To Cain Velasquez

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell spoke in support of former champion Cain Velasquez amidst his ongoing legal battles. Velasquez has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly attempting to shoot an accused child molester of one of his younger relatives. In a high-speed chase, Velasquez shot and hit Henry Goularte’s stepfather during the incident,…

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UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell spoke in support of former champion Cain Velasquez amidst his ongoing legal battles.

Velasquez has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly attempting to shoot an accused child molester of one of his younger relatives. In a high-speed chase, Velasquez shot and hit Henry Goularte’s stepfather during the incident, when he was attempting to shoot Goularte instead.

Many UFC personalities, including Liddell and former UFC double champion Daniel Cormier, have spoken in support of Velasquez in recent months. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya also empathized with Velaquez and claimed he probably would’ve acted in the same fashion.

During a recent interview with TMZ Sports, Liddell gave his thoughts on Velasquez’s legal situation and a judge recently denying him bail.

“It’s so funny how easy it is to get out – they’re letting all these crazy people out,” Liddell said. “But you have a problem with letting him (Cain Velasquez out? I don’t know. I get it. In that situation, I get it.

“Stay strong. We’re here for you (Cain Velasquez). We love you.” (h/t LowKickMMA)

Liddell has also faced his own legal issues in recent months. He was accused of domestic violence against his then-wife but the charges were later dropped.

Velasquez is scheduled to return to court on June 10th, and Goularte will appear in court in a separate child molestation case a few days earlier on June 6th.

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