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Fabricio Werdum Fights Ben Rothwell At UFC 203

Former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum enjoyed nearly a yearlong layoff after capturing the crown last year, but Werdum will get right back to work after losing his belt earlier this month to Stipe Miocic. Werdum had won six straight bouts prior to getting knocked out cold by Miocic. Although “Vai Cavalo” was unable to make one successful title defense, he is considered...
Via 5thRound.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum vs. Ben Rothwell added to UFC 203 in Cleveland

Former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will look to get back on the hunt for the title when he faces Ben Rothwell at UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10.The new bout was announced during UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas on Sunday.Werdum returns following a devastating knockout loss to Stipe Miocic in his last fight, which cost him the heavyweight title at UFC 198 in Brazil.Now...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 198: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic (Video Highlights)

And new. Stipe Miocic (pictured) made quick work of Fabricio Werdum Saturday at UFC 198 to capture the heavyweight crown. Werdum hasn’t been seen since upsetting Cain Velasquez last June to win the belt, so perhaps there was some ring rust. Tonight’s bout also took place in Brazil, so maybe Werdum felt added pressure to perform. Or, Miocic was the better fighter and wasted no...
Via 5thRound.com
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Manager: Fabricio Werdum will eventually be called the greatest of all time

Fabricio Werdum will walk into the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday night to make the first defense of his heavyweight title, but as one of the top fighters over the last decade he's also fighting for something bigger.Legacy.Werdum has been considered one of the best heavyweights in the sport for many years, but only now has he finally reached the top of the UFC when...
Via Fox Sports
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 198 Weigh-In Results: Fabricio Werdum, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Make Weight

UFC 198, which is headlined by the UFC heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic, and the middleweight clash between Jacare Souza and Vitor Belfort, airs live on pay-per-view from the Arena Atletico Paranaense in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday, May 14 at 10 p.m. ET. Four prelim bouts will air live on FS1 at 8 p.m., and the event’s first three prelims will...
Via NESN.com
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Didn’t Overlook Interim Titles On Path To UFC Stardom

After winning the interim UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 197 a couple of weeks ago, Jon Jones spoke of the belt as if it were a prize found at the bottom of a box of Cracker Jacks. While it was shiny like the linear title he wore around his waist for a number of years, that belt was still in Daniel Cormier’s possession and the one presented to him after his win over Ovince...
Via NESN.com
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Withdraws From UFC 196, Fight Vs. Stipe Miocic Due To Injuries

UFC 196 will go on without its featured attractions, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. ESPN reported Monday that Werdum told MMAFighting.com he won’t fight Stipe Miocic at UFC 196 because he’s battling foot and back injuries. Werdum’s announcement comes less a day after his original opponent, Cain Velasquez, withdrew from the fight due to a back injury. UFC arranged Miocic...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum signs a new contract with the UFC

Fabricio Werdum (20-5-1 MMA, 8-2 UFC) is getting well paid these days by the UFC. According to the UFC heavyweight champion, he’s making bank with the UFC. Seven figures to be exact. There have been no specific details regarding the contract released to the public. He posted the following on his Instagram account: “I just signed a new 7 figure deal with the UFC, thank you to...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum open to rematch with Fedor

By Larry Brown 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum submits Cain Velasquez at UFC 188

By Larry Brown Maybe Cain Velasquez was a lot more rusty than most people anticipated 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 end of the first round, which could...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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