Fabricio Werdum is now firmly entrenched into the number one contender spot for the UFC heavyweight championship, and Cain Velasquez is no doubt eagerly awaiting Werdum atop his mountain. But Werdum has been in big fights before and handled the competition. This, and the fact that Werdum is a new kind of monster since re-entering the UFC, and we may have a recipe for yet another classic Cain Velasquez fight.
We caught up with Fabricio Werdum to pick his brain on a multitude of subjects. Our Michael Mardones began the discussion with talk of his old nemesis, Alistair Overeem,
“I don’t know, man. When [Overeem] is in there, punching guys, he’s good. When guys punch him, he’s [doesn't like it]. I saw it on his face, when guys punch him. I don’t like it when guys punch me in the face, but I go and don’t have a problem. But when guys punch him he’s scared. I know. I saw.“
And the legendary debate between two legendary legends: Fedor and Anderson Silva:
“Just because a guy goes out there ...