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'UFC Primetime: Lesnar vs. Velasquez' Episode 3 Recap

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"UFC Primetime: Lesnar vs. Velasquez" continued Wednesday on Spike TV. This is the third in a three-part series that documents both UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and No. 1 contender Cain Velasquez as they prepare for their championship bout at "UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez" on Saturday at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

We start tonight's final edition of Primetime in San Jose, Calif., at the American Kickboxing Academy. We see a group of kids looking into the closed gym to get a look at the No. 1 contender. We see Daniel Cormier enter the gym to help Velasquez with his wrestling. Dave Camarillo calls Cormier the next best thing to Lesnar. Cormier says if it's a battle of wills, Velasquez won't break. We're out to lunch with Velasquez now. He wants to eat right year-round despite being a heavyweight.

We see Velasquez working out at a local football field, where he goes to escape the "frenzy" at AKA and to clear his mind. Velasquez says it's cramped indoors sometimes, so he likes to get outside to workout.

That's it for the first segment. We'll recap the rest of the episode after the jump.

SBN coverage of UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez

It's off to Minnesota as Team Lesnar is in final preparations. Head trainer Marty Morgan has a two hour commute each way to travel from his home in Minneapolis to the DeathClutch gym in Alexandria, Minn. Lesnar says Morgan has helped him greatly. He says they read each other very well. Lesnar says every day there's a purpose and every week they want to get better so on fight night, he's the best Brock Lesnar he can be. Morgan says there's no shortcut for Brock Lesnar. Lesnar says you only have to tell him to do something once and he does it. Lesnar says he doesn't want to be anything other than UFC heavyweight champion. He doesn't care how, he just wants to win. We see Lesnar swimming at the local YMCA. Morgan says there's a method to the madness and they want to make sure everything is right on fight night.

Lesnar said this is the calm before the storm and he cannot possibly be in better shape. He's he's excited and very prepared. He's calm and feels good about the situation. He says he's very hungry. He says it's the calm before the storm. A big storm.

This was probably the best segment out of the three shows so far.

Time to go back to AKA. Camarillo is giving a speech about winning to the group. Huitsi Mata is Velasquez's boxing coach and spiritual adviser. Velasquez says he believes a lot in Mata, both as a trainer and a person. Mata says Velasquez doesn't talk much but he listens very well.

We shift gears to Los Angeles on Sunday, where Velasquez arrives. He says he's not crazy about the media stuff, but he does it to the best of his ability. Of course, there was a big rally for Velasquez in Los Angeles on Sunday where "the Latin American community came out in droves," the narrator tells us. Velasquez says the experience was amazing. He says he almost got teary-eyed from the amount of support he got. He says it's a great feeling.

The scene shifts back to sunny Minnesota. We see Lesnar's interview with Joe Rogan from UFC 120 from the outside perspective. Lesnar says fight week is all about staying calm. He says he cant wait for the cage door to shut. We see more from his UFC 120 interview. Lesnar says he knows the hard work he puts into the gym is going to pay off.

Velasquez says the only thing he can think about is getting into the Octagon. He wants to take the belt and hold it for years to come.

Lesnar says the sport is very pure, there's no one else to blame. He comes to the gym every day expecting the best out of himself. He says if he doesn't perform well on fight night, it's no one else's fault other than his own.

Velasquez says it's going to be a war. We see Lesnar roll up to the airport and get in his private jet. Tonight's show concludes with some highlights. Lesnar says he's a modern day viking. They're ready to take the mothership down to Cali and bring back what's theirs — the UFC heavyweight title.

That's a wrap. Definitely the best of the three shows.