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FABRICIO WERDUM RUMORS

UFC: Velasquez Out – Won’t Defend Title Against Werdum

MMA News, – According to reports, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will not be defending the heavyweight title at UFC 180 against Fabricio Werdum. This bout, which was scheduled to take place in Mexico City, was to be the first UFC big splash in the Latino MMA market. Werdum will remain on the card and will now face Mark Hunt in a interim title bout. Hunt is coming off of...
Via BadCulture
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Out; Fabricio Werdum Fights Mark Hunt For Interim Title

Shockwaves have reverberated around the mixed martial arts world with the announcement that heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has had to pull out of his next title title defence against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 in Mexico due to a torn meniscus. With a little over three weeks notice, the No.4 ranked Mark Hunt has now been drafted in to fight Werdum in the event’s headliner,...
Via Fight Of The Night
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Velasquez out of UFC 180 title defense; Werdum vs. Hunt interim title bout on for Mexico City debut

Unfortunately for Mexico City, UFC heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez will not defend his title in 2014. It was announced earlier today by UFC.com that the undisputed champion was forced to withdraw from his title bout against Fabricio Werdum on November 15th due to a knee injury he suffered during training. Luckily for fans of mixed martial arts in Mexico and all around the world...
Via Fight Booth
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez out; Mark Hunt vs. Fabricio Werdum for interim title at UFC 180

Disaster has struck the upcoming UFC 180 fight card for the promotion's debut in Mexico with heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez dropping out of the main event due to injury. Velasquez was returning for the first time in over a year after shoulder surgery sidelined the champion prior to filming for The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America picked up this summer. Now it appears he will...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Injures Knee, Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt Fight for Interim Title at UFC 180

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) has suffered a knee injury that will force him out of his November 15 title defense against Fabricio Werdum. As a result, UFC officials reported Werdum will now battle Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight belt at UFC 180. “I’m so unbelievably disappointed that this happened,” Velasquez said. “To say I was looking...
Via 5thRound.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Suffered Carbon Monoxide Scare In Mexico Fight Camp

UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum suffered a life-threatening carbon monoxide incident in the first day of his training camp in Mexico recently as he began preparations to take on Cain Velasquez at UFC 180 on November 15th. Werdum and 12 others including famed coach Rafael Cordeiro, the heavyweight’s brother Felipe Werdum and former UFC fighter Renato “Babalu...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum 'almost died' from carbon monoxide poisoning in Mexico

Ahead of the biggest fight of his life, Fabricio Werdum almost lost his life. In an absolutely terrifying turn of events, the UFC heavyweight No. 1 contender was poisoned by carbon monoxide by a faulty gasoline generator in Mexico recently. Werdum and the members of his team were only saved when Werdum's brother woke up in the middle of the night and turned the generator off...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Heavy Favorite Over Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180

UFC 180 marks 13 months since the last time heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) took center stage. Despite his extended hiatus, Velasquez isn’t expected to skip a beat – or in this case, skip giving out a beating. Velasquez is a significant 4.5-1 odds-on favorite to dispose of Fabricio Werdum on November 15. Werdum, who is no stranger to serving up upset specials ...
Via 5thRound.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Werdum wins at UFC on FUEL TV 10

Fabricio Werdum knelt at the side of his hero, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. The respect from Werdum certainly was there. And this time, so was a victory, as Werdum forced Nogueira to submit in the second round in the main event of UFC on FUEL TV 10 at Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Brazil on Saturday night. "He is in fact a great idol for all Brazilians," Werdum said...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FUEL TV 10: Fabricio Werdum Submits Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (Video Highlights)

Fabricio Werdum (pictured) had to wait nearly seven years to get revenge against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, but Werdum did so in emphatic fashion on Saturday night in Brazil. Nogueira posted a unanimous decision victory over Werdum in a Pride fight many moons ago. Werdum one upped Big Nog by submitting the man who hands out Brazilian jiu jitsu belts. Werdum has now rattled off three...
Via 5thRound.com
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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