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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 straight wins, and more importantly, took a significant step towards earning a heavyweight title shot.
Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil hosted UFC on FUEL TV 10.
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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...
Brazilian MMA legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira suffered submission loss to Fabricio Werdum in front of his countrymen at UFC on FUEL TV 10 after verbally submitting to an armbar attempt.
Whilst many were concerned for ‘Big Nog’s’ safety after the fight, it appears the former PRIDE and UFC champ has not suffered any fractures or significant injuries during the fight.
The UFC ends its two-week hiatus tonight in Brazil. You know what that means, right? A whole new set of investment options are available for you to ponder.
“UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum” takes place inside Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza. A heavyweight shootout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (pictured) and Fabricio Werdum headlines the gig.
Nogueira is pegged as...
UFC on FUEL TV 10: "Nogueira vs. Werdum 2" is in the midst of going down tonight (June 8, 2013) at Paulo Sarasate Gymnasium in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, and the entire mixed martial arts (MMA) community is watching the organization's ninth free fight card of the year.
The event is headlined by a Heavyweight contest between top-10 ranked contenders Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira...
Main card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum Welterweight William Macario vs. Leonardo Santos Light Heavyweight Thiago Silva vs. Rafael Cavalcante Middleweight Daniel Sarafian vs. Eddie Mendez Welterweight Erick Silva vs. Jason High Featherweight Rony Jason vs. Mike Wilkinson Preliminary card (Facebook) Bantamweight...
Now that “UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com.
The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 12AM ET/9PM PT.
Fabricio Werdum (pictured), Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Leonardo Santos, Thiago Silva, Erick Silva and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t...
n the main event of the evening it was a battle of two TUF: Brazil coaches meeting in a rematch from their bout in PRIDE in 2006. In this contest Fabricio Werdum got a little bit of revenge on Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, as he dominated Big Nog on the mat.
Main card (FUEL TV)
Fabricio Werdum def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (armbar): The fight was back and forth for a bit, but it was clear Nog had nothing to combat Werdum’s superior jiu jitsu.
Leonardo Santos def. William Macario via submission (arm triangle) Wins TUF Brazil 2 in a sloppy, but fun fight.
Thiago Silva def. Rafael Cavalcante via first-round TKO: An insane slugfest...
Welcome back to the fold Thiago Silva (left) The UFC on Fuel TV era ended inside of the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Brazil with one of the better cards in their short ten event history. We've attached a video highlight package and full event results below just in case you missed this weekends action, or if you feel the need to relive it. Enjoy. Video: UFC on...
The Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Brazil will host UFC on FUEL TV 10, with a host of great fights including the introduction of Strikeforce vets Jason High and Feijao Cavalcante, as well as the TUF Brazil 2 coaches Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Nogueira meeting for a second time.
Our bet is Erick Silva vs. Jason High for Fight of the Night.
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (237) vs. Fabricio...