In the video above: Following yesterday’s court ruling, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez released from jail on Wednesday.
The footage was captured by KRON-4 and posted to their YouTube channel.
“Just feel blessed,” Velasquez said in his first statement to KRON-4. “Ready to go home, be with the loved ones, family, friends and make something positive of this whole situation.
“Just thank you to everybody who had my support. I love all of you. Just always continue to be better as a person, always do good things and just make something positive of this terrible situation. My family and I, we’re going to do that.”
On Tuesday, Santa Clara County, California judge Arthur Bocanegra granted the former mixed martial artist and professional wrestler bail at $1million.
A pre-trial hearing that began on Monday concluded today with terms set for Velasquez’s release.
Conditions include $1 million bail, GPS monitoring and compliance to an extended set of terms – no weapons, TBI/CTE outpatient treatment, counseling, search and seizure conditions, and a protective order to stay a minimum of 300 yards from alleged victims Harry Goularte, Patricia Goularte, and Paul Bender.
Velasquez, 40, has been jailed since February facing charges, including attempted murder, for allegedly shooting at a car carrying Goularte, a man accused of molesting Velasquez’s 4-year-old son and striking Goularte’s stepfather in the arm with a bullet.
Velasquez faces a total of 10 counts in his case, including premeditated attempted murder, which comes with a potential penalty of up to life in prison if convicted.
The former champion’s next court hearing scheduled on November 21 at 9 a.m. PT.