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Cain Velasquez: Rematch with Fabricio Werdum targeted for March in Brazil

It looks like Cain Velasquez will try to win back the UFC heavyweight title in enemy territory after the former champ revealed on Friday that it appears he's going to face Fabricio Werdum in March in Brazil. Velasquez was in Houston for a fan Q&A ahead of the UFC 192 weigh-ins and when the subject about his next fight came up. "Dana (White) ended up calling me and saying possibly...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum, Cain Velasquez rematch likely for stadium

It appears as though the UFC is targeting a stadium show for a heavyweight championship rematch between current champion Fabricio Werdum and former title holder Cain Velasquez. According to Werdum, who spoke with, the UFC is targeting a pay-per-view event at Arena da Baixada stadium in Curitiba which holds 42,000 fans. The event would take place in March. “It’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Would Like Cain Velasquez Rematch Earlier Than March

Dana White stated on the UFC Tonight show last week that Fabricio Werdum didn’t want to defend his heavyweight title in a rematch with Cain Velasquez until March, but the champion’s camp have since refuted that claim. According to Werdum’s management team Dominance MMA, they told White that the heavyweight champion would be ready to fight in either December or January, but...
Via Fight Of The Night
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Fabricio Werdum ready to fight sooner than Dana White said he was

Last week, UFC president Dana White told the world that the heavyweight division was "tied" up until March because new champion Fabricio Werdum didn't want to fight again until then. "That's when Werdum wants to fight," the executive said with a shrug, at the UFC 191 post-fight press conference. According to a report during FS1's UFC Tonight, however, Werdum wants to fight much sooner...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez 2 not expected until March 2016

The UFC heavyweight division is on hold once again with champion Fabricio Werdum not expected to make the first defense of his belt against Cain Velasquez until March 2016. The news came courtesy of UFC president Dana White, who revealed during the UFC 191 post-fight press conference that the next heavyweight title fight won't likely happen for at least another six to seven months...
Via Fox Sports
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Vs Cain Velasquez Rematch Delayed Until March

The top end of the UFC’s heavyweight division continues to move at a snails pace with news now emerging that the next title fight between current champion Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez won’t take place until March of next year. Former champ Velasquez was injury-prone during his title run which has meant that by the time the next title fight does roll around the belt will...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Gets Cameo In Halo 5: Guardians Game

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is a big fan of the hugely successful video game franchise ‘Halo’ and so it was no doubt a dream come true when Microsoft developers offered him the chance to have a cameo appearance in the latest sequel, ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ which comes out in October. “Fabricio Werdum makes a small cameo appearance in Halo 5: Guardians,” A Microsoft...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum open to rematch with Fedor

    Fedor Emelianenko has expressed interest in returning to MMA, and Fabricio Werdum is open to giving him a rematch. Reports emerged last month saying the Last Emperor wanted to return to the sport after retiring three years ago. He said he was interested in facing Werdum who, in 2010, handed him his first loss since 2000. Emelianenko went on to lose to Big Foot Silva and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 188: Werdum Spoils Velasquez Return With Win

MEXICO CITY — Location can play a factor in a fight. At UFC 188, UFC 188: Werdum Spoils Velasquez Return With Win learned the hard way in Mexico City. Fighting for the first time in nearly two years, Velasquez returned to defend the title against Fabricio Werdum. For Velasquez, this was his first time fighting in Mexico and dealing with the high altitude which would play a factor...
Via BadCulture
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum submits Cain Velasquez at UFC 188

Maybe Cain Velasquez was a lot more rusty than most people expected entering his fight against Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who hadn’t fought in a year and a half, lost to Werdum by third-round submission at UFC 188 on Saturday night in Mexico City. The former UFC heavyweight champion showed signs of being gassed towards the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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